East Riding of Yorkshire
Staff from Sonoco Trident in Hull spent a week at East Riding College introducing students from the level 3 media and computing courses to 3D design and specialist modelling software. This is the first time the global creative design giant has worked with a college to share their insights into the world of 3D design.
Elwell’s restaurant on Flemingate, which is part of East Riding College, hosted a vegan pop up restaurant on Saturday. The Kiwi Food Company served up delicious Vegan meals to eat in or take away as part of a new venture by Elwell’s to use the restaurant as a pop up venue.
East Riding College is one of seven regional colleges that have received the green light from the Department of Education to work with two local universities to develop the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT).
East Riding College have hit the top spot in national achievement rates tables published by the Government recently. Achievement rates are one of the strictest measures of student success and show the percentage of students that were awarded their qualifications on completing the academic year.
Headlands School pupils took part in a murder mystery event organised by East Riding College this week. The year 9 pupils were invited to help solve the case of the disappearance of the College’s former principal, in a specially-written immersive theatre experience by specialist group, Murder by Invitation.
East Riding College hosted Bridlington’s biggest jobs fair this week as part of its ongoing St Mary’s Walk 10 year anniversary celebrations. The Bridlington Futures event attracted over 50 employers and over 400 attendees.
East Riding College is seeking new governors to bring a variety of strategic skills and experience to the College. The College’s governing body is particularly looking for new members who have an interest in education and experience working at a strategic level.
East Riding College travel and tourism students organised ‘Pride Fest’ as part of Diversity Month at the College this week. Level 3 Travel and Tourism students put in the hours to organise the event as part of their enterprise project on the course to raise money for Pride in Hull.
East Riding College helped Carnaby-based Ideal Building Systems Ltd access funding to put 26 of their team through NVQs in Innovative Modern Methods in Construction and Site Carpentry.
East Riding College will be hosting the Bridlington Futures Jobs Fair as part of its 10 year anniversary celebrations. The Bridlington Futures Jobs Fair 2019 is a unique opportunity to speak to local employers and education/apprenticeship providers. Over 40 local businesses will be there to provide information about job roles and training opportunities in Bridlington and the surrounding area.
East Riding College officially opened the doors of its Clinical Skills Centre at its Bridlington campus this week. As part of its open event the College invited partners of the Bridlington Medical, Health & Social Care Academy to help celebrate. Guests were able to explore the mocked-up hospital, GP surgery and home care settings, as well as see simulated patients in action.
Congratulations to Efe Ogbevoen, winner of our Christmas story writing competition. Students of GCSE and Functional Skills English were encouraged to enter a short story writing competiton, choosing one of three Christmas-themed titles. Every story had to include: Alliteration, a simile, a rhetorical question and dialogue. Efe, who studies level one English has shown herself to be a great talent and to have a bright future ahead! Well done to everyone who entered. Read Efe's story...