East Riding of Yorkshire
Students at East Riding College recently completed a social action project by teaming up with Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire (HWERY). The research project specifically looked at smoking and students collected 950 responses to their survey before compiling the report. Healthwatch supported the students and published the report as part of a project to help young people take charge of their own health and wellbeing by getting a better understanding of local services and statistics.
East Riding College is celebrating after the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the body responsible for assuring the quality of higher education provision, gave the College the highest level of confidence it can bestow upon a provider.
East Riding College has once again secured the coveted Customer Service Excellence award for ensuring it puts customers first.
East Riding College student Wesley Trowell put on a concert at O’Riley’s in Hull with the help of his fellow Music Academy students. Wesley, 25 from Hull was the mastermind behind the gig and organised and promoted it himself as The Big Music Academy Night Out.
East Riding College received over 70 applications for a handful of apprenticeship vacancies at one company in April. Eco-Modular Buildings received record applications for their joinery apprenticeship roles at their Hull site.
Students of East Riding College will once again be holding their annual student conference and exhibition at the Parkway Cinema in Beverley on 11 May at 11am.
East Riding College students Nathan Kaiser, 22 from Hull and Evie Walters, 18 from Beverley have been competing in Estuary TV’s Reality Bites.
East Riding College have come out on top in Government National Achievement Rate rankings for GCSE maths and English. Students at the College achieving grades A* to C in their GCSE maths have placed the College in the top 10% of further education colleges nationally and at number one locally, compared to other further education colleges in the East Riding, the Humber and North Yorkshire.
East Riding College have come out on top in Government National Achievement Rate rankings for apprenticeships.
William Jackson Food Group won the Training Champion - Large Employer award at the annual East Riding College awards in March. The prestigious ceremony held in the Royal Hall at the famous Bridlington Spa honours students, employers and staff for their outstanding achievements.
Travel and Tourism swept the board at the annual East Riding College awards in March. The prestigious ceremony held in the Royal Hall at the famous Bridlington Spa honours students, employers and staff for their outstanding achievements.
The Chartered Institution for Further Education gathered at Apothecaries’ Hall in London on March 8th for their second ceremony. In attendance was the Rt Hon John Hayes CBE MP who was welcomed as an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institution for Further Education in 2017. Other attendees included David Sherlock CBE and Sir Geoff Hall who were welcomed as Honorary Fellows this year, and Andrew Wren and Crawford Knott who were also welcomed as Fellows of the Institution.