Bournville College chooses Tiny Babies Big Appeal as Charity of the Year

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Posted: Mon 2nd March 2015

Tiny Babies Big Appeal will be Bournville College’s charity in 2015, it was announced at a charity ball which raised over £16K for the neonatal unit at Birmingham Women’s Hospital.
The sell-out event which attracted over 260 attendees to the College was organised by a couple whose twin girls were cared for in the neonatal unit after being born twelve weeks early.

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Local MPs attend Beatfreeks event to raise political awareness in Bournville College students.

Posted: Thu 26th February 2015

Beatfreeks was formed in January 2013, before being officially incorporated as an organisation in June 2013. The Birmingham based organisation aims to pioneer new ways of engaging, empowering and developing people and spaces through a blend of arts, media, training, leadership and enterprise. The political interest levels of young people in the UK has been […]

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Access to future through an Access course

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Posted: Thu 5th February 2015

A group of Access to Higher Education students at Bournville College celebrated their course achievements during an informal graduation ceremony.

New Construction Centre launched

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Posted: Fri 16th January 2015

Bournville College celebrated the launch of its brand new £6 million Construction and Building Services Centre in Longbridge. Over hundred delegates, including project partners, employers, staff, students and local residents attended the event. The Centre was declared officially open by Councillor Brett O’Reilly.

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Gold medal for the Marketing Team

Posted: Thu 8th January 2015

Bournville College is the best at event management, according to a prestigious national award. The marketing team scooped a gold award for Event Management, at a glittering College Marketing Network awards ceremony in Bracknell, beating colleges across the country. The award was for the centenary celebrations last year, which saw over four hundred visitors join […]

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College appoints an interim principal

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Posted: Fri 19th December 2014

Bournville College has appointed Michele Sutton, OBE, as interim Principal and Chief Executive. Michele’s appointment follows the retirement of Norman Cave, who left the College last month due to ill health after twelve years at the helm. She joins the College on 5th January and will remain in the role until a permanent successor is […]

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College staff and students bring Christmas joy to local children’s hospital.

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Posted: Wed 17th December 2014

Bournville College staff and students hold pamper day for cancer patients at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. All the patients on the ward as well as their friends and families enjoyed the day. Patients were offered haircuts, head massages and manicures. Assistant Curriculum Manager for Hairdressing, Becci Nicholls commented: “This is one of the best parts of my […]

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Higher Education student wins series of top accolades.

Posted: Fri 12th December 2014

Bournville College Higher Education student Daniel Wyatt has won no less than 4 awards over the last 12 months. The impressive collection is made up of two Bournville College awards (Principals’ Award & Care in the Community Award) and two awards from the Association of Colleges (Inspirational Sport Student of the Year for the West […]

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College Principal’s retirement is announced

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Posted: Fri 28th November 2014

Bournville College’s Principal has announced his retirement after twelve years at the helm. Norman Cave, who took up the post in 2002, has served at the College for 33 years. The College has enjoyed many successes during Norman’s leadership, including extensive curriculum expansion into areas of management and professional programmes, construction, hair and beauty and […]

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Bournville College student wins Silver Award at The Skills Show

Posted: Thu 27th November 2014

Bournville College Theatrical Media Make-Up student Faye Cleaver wins Silver Award in prestigious Skills Show competition. Faye competed against a range of talented students from colleges across the country, her skill and talent was there for all to see as she picked up the illustrious Silver Award. The Skills Show is the nation’s largest free to attend […]

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College celebrates its students’ achievements

Posted: Wed 26th November 2014

Students, staff and supporters of Bournville College gathered to celebrate student successes during its annual Student Awards Evening held at the Town Hall, Birmingham.

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Posted: Tue 25th November 2014

Students at Bournville College picked up free bike lights and road safety advice as part of its Be Safe week.

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Thumbs up for practical qualifications!

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Posted: Wed 19th November 2014

Last week saw Premier Colleges, a premier sponsor of The Skills Show, pull in the largest crowds ever to the dedicated Further Education area of The Skills Show at the NEC in Birmingham. Almost 74,000 visitors descend on the NEC to attend the largest and most important skills and careers show in the UK.  The […]

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Posted: Tue 18th November 2014

Fifteen members of Bournville College staff swapped their business attire for running shoes in order to participate in the Great Birmingham Run whilst raising money for St Basils. The challenge supported by BT Local Business helped them raise over £1200 for this worthwhile cause.   Before the challenge, some members of the Team Bournville College underwent […]

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Open the door to your future, step inside and ‘have a go’!

Posted: Mon 10th November 2014

The nation’s largest free to attend skills and careers event, The Skills Show 2014, will once again be held at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC). For the second year running, Premier Colleges, a working group of Further and Higher Education Colleges from across England, will be showcasing the extensive range of career options on offer […]

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