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Dennis Graham visited East Riding College ahead of World Mental Health Day to speak to the students about his own experience and to raise awareness of what support is available. Dennis lost his son Matt to suicide in 2010 when Matt was only 17.
A recent graduate of the College Helen Mayoh from Beverley won the Copper Saucepan cooking competition at this year’s Beverley Food Festival. Helen works at AAK UK Ltd in food development and recently completed a level 2 diploma in professional cookery.
East Riding College is celebrating Colleges Week with a variety of activities to highlight the contribution it makes to people’s lives and the local economy. It will also join a national campaign for fair funding for colleges.
Eco Modular, recent winners of the East Riding College Training Championaward have put twenty of their team through an NVQ in Innovative Modern Methods in Construction with the College.
Ex-East Riding College student Charlotte Hanson put on an exhibition of costume at the Morten Gallery at 12 High Street and The Toft in Bridlington Old Town as part of its Heritage Weekend.
East Riding College Vice-Principal John Doris welcomed walkers to the College’s Flemingate campus on their Heritage Open Day Weekend Walk around Beverley.
East Riding College student Jasmine McCann has been awarded a scholarship from the Lords Feoffees of Bridlington. Jasmine, aged 19 from Bridlington won a place at the Manchester Fashion Institute, part of Manchester Metropolitan University to study Fashion Promotion after completing her BTEC Diploma in Fashion at East Riding College in July.
British Steel and East Riding College have signed an agreement for the College to provide professional health and safety training to the company’s employees across the UK.
Students at East Riding College in Beverley are loving their language courses and want to encourage more people to enjoy the benefits that learning a language can bring.
East Riding College have joined Marketing Humber’s Bondholders Scheme. The Scheme is a powerful network of businesses ranging from local entrepreneurs to multinationals. The College became one of 280 members whose focus is to attract investment, retain and harness talent in the local area, and to create a thriving economy.
Student James Balkwill, aged 19 from Gransmoor near Driffield has been chosen to receive a bursary for joinery from the Gordon Leason Carpentry Apprenticeship Scholarship Fund, awarded by the Rotary Club of Driffield.
East Riding College and the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) signed a landmark deal at the RMT’s annual Education Festival recently. Representatives from the College were guests at the Festival which was held at the RMT’s Bob Crow National Education Centre in Doncaster.
East Riding College and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have collaborated with local employers to develop a new civil engineering course. The organisations identified a gap in local provision of higher-level HNC qualifications in construction and civil engineering.
Student Tia Ellis has signed a recording contract with East Riding College’s own record label Academy Records. Tia, aged 17, is a singer and pianist from Bridlington. She started playing the piano at the age of six and has only recently started performing live as a soloist, but is now taking on gigs and performances throughout the region.
A group of refugees, some of whom study at East Riding College took part in a Refugee Cycle Challenge recently. Many of the refugees who took part are from Syria and came to the East Riding to start a new life. They have been taking part in a cycling scheme to help them get around the area safely and put their knowledge to good use by taking part in a 50-mile bike ride across the East Riding.
East Riding College re-signed the Armed Forces Covenant at Armed Forces Day in Beverley in July. The Covenant is the College's pledge to support those who serve in the Armed Forces and their families.