Category Archives: The College
A mother who took two exams whilst in labour was recognised at Bournville College’s annual Student Awards Evening last night. Stacey Kirby from Kings Heath was enrolled on a Pre-Access course when she fell pregnant with her third child. She juggled a full time course with family commitments and working part time at the Women’s […]
Northfield shoppers are in for a treat next week, as local students return to the town’s shopping centre to open a pop-up pamper parlour to raise money for a charity. On Wednesday, 19 October, a team of trainee stylists from Bournville College will be at Northfield Shopping Centre, giving people the chance to spoil themselves, and raise vital […]
Bournville College has expanded the range of courses on offer from September. Amongst them is an exciting new A Level + programme, designed to develop students’ academic skills. ‘The changes to the new 2 year Linear A-levels, mean many students often find the A Level programme demanding. This unique A-level + programme has been carefully […]
Craig Tiltman’s childhood dream of becoming an Engineer is one step closer to coming true thanks to an Access to University course at Bournville College. Originally from Kenilworth, twenty-seven-year-old Craig had previously dropped out of university and was not working, when he decided to try an Access to Engineering course. Access courses are very popular […]
Chance Haycock from Bromsgrove was all smiles as he opened his A Level results live on camera at Bournville College this morning. He received 2 A*s and an A in Maths, Physics and IT. 22 year old Chance left South Bromsgrove High School five years ago after realising he wasn’t ready for A Levels at […]
Mike Hopkins, Principal of South and City College Birmingham, will take over as Acting Principal at Bournville College on 1st August. The news follows the recent announcement of a merger between South and City College Birmingham and Bournville College, as an outcome of the Birmingham and Solihull Further Education Area Review.
The first female college principal in the Midlands, Patricia Twyman, died last night, aged 75.
Bournville College students had a chance to participate in a debate around EU referendum taking place on 23rd June as they attended a talk from Anthea McIntyre, Birmingham Euro MP.
Bournville College recently hosted a week-long initiative –“Support your Local Community”. During the week, students were able to find out information about a range of volunteer opportunities and undertook projects supporting the community organised by the Student Union.
As an outcome of the recent area review it has been recommended that South & City College Birmingham and Bournville College merge to form a single college. Both brands will be retained as will provision on the Longbridge site.