More courses at Bournville College

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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

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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

A new centre for University Level students 

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Posted: Mon 15th August 2016

From September 2016, University Level Students will enjoy their own dedicated purpose built centre situated on the top floor of Bournville College. Students will enjoy a newly refurbished floor built with University Level students in mind, the centre features a new student lounge, state of- the art lecture and seminar rooms and their own kitchen […]

Posted in: University Level

Flying high after a tourism course

Flying high after a tourism course
Posted: Thu 11th August 2016

Lois Heitman who studied BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism Extended Diploma at Bournville College is enjoying flying career success with Virgin Atlantic Cabin Crew. After leaving school, Lois was keen to progress into the Travel and Tourism industry but unsure which College would best support career ambitions to work for Virgin Atlantic. After attending […]

Posted in: University Level

Teenage Cancer Trust Fundraising Success

Teenage Cancer Trust Fundraising Success
Posted: Thu 11th August 2016

Bournville College Level 3 business students have gone above and beyond for charity, raising over £400 for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The students were tasked with organising a fundraiser as part of one of their modules to manage an event from concept to delivery and as a team chose the Teenage Cancer Trust. The students […]

Bournville College, a musical success

Bournville College, a musical success
Posted: Thu 11th August 2016

As part of their course, Bournville College Music Level 3 students worked together to create a brilliant charity event for ‘Dogs for Food’. The students held the successful ‘music through the times’ event at the O2 Academy in Birmingham on 23rd May selling over 100 tickets and raising over £400 for the chosen charity. The […]

Posted in: Music, University Level

Find your Creative Freedom at Bournville College

Find your Creative Freedom at Bournville College
Posted: Thu 11th August 2016

Joy Sheffield is a Higher Education Foundation Degree in Contemporary Art Practice first year student who has always had a passion for art and design. After leaving school, Joy began working in offices doing general administrative jobs, but never felt fulfilled. She wanted to complete a course but wasn’t sure what was available, so decided to […]

Mike Hopkins becomes Interim Principal of Bournville College

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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