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More courses at Bournville College

Craig Tiltman_web
Posted: Tue 30th August 2016

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 […]

Second chance for Craig

Craig getting results
Posted: Tue 30th August 2016

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 […]

From Bromsgrove to Warwick via Bournville College

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Posted: Thu 18th August 2016

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 […]

Posted in: A Levels, The College

Mike Hopkins becomes Interim Principal of Bournville College

Mike Hopkins
Posted: Thu 28th July 2016

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.

First female Principal dies aged 75

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Posted: Thu 16th June 2016

The first female college principal in the Midlands, Patricia Twyman, died last night, aged 75.

Posted in: The College

The EU referendum- making a decision as a country

EU-Referendum
Posted: Wed 20th April 2016

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.

Posted in: Business, The College

Support your Local Community Week Success

Bournville-College PR
Posted: Fri 15th April 2016

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.

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Proposed merger of South & City College Birmingham and Bournville College

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Posted: Tue 8th March 2016

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.

Posted in: The College

Bournville College funds an ECG machine for tiny babies

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Posted: Thu 3rd March 2016

The fundraising efforts from Bournville College’s charity ball held last week will be buying an ECG machine for the neonatal unit at Birmingham Women’s Hospital.

Millennium Point’s Atrium Wall

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Posted: Mon 22nd February 2016

Birmingham-based street artist Liskbot who designed front cover of Bournville College’s prospectus for school leavers in 2013, is the second artist to use the new Atrium Wall at Millennium Point.

Posted in: A Levels, The College