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College tutors selected to contribute to national guidebook

College tutors selected to contribute to national guidebook

Hairdressing staff and students from City College Southampton have proven they're a cut above the rest by contributing to a national guidebook. Tutors from the college were asked to create the all-important pictorial ‘how to' guides for Cengage Learning's ‘Hairdressing and Barbering: The Official Guide to Level 3' by Martin Green and Leo Palladino, which will be used by colleges
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Published: 04 December 2014 at 14:23:56



Attendance matters

Attendance matters

Congratulations go to Level 2 Business student Kegan Holzmann for being City College's star student in the first half of the autumn half term and for attending 100% of his lessons. The Principal, Sarah Stannard, presented Kegan with an iPad mini for his outstanding effort and 265 students received a letter of congratulations from the Principal for their 100% attendance. Each half term, stud
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Published: 28 November 2014 at 16:00:50



Southampton company scoops top national apprenticeship award

Southampton company scoops top national apprenticeship award

A stalwart of marine manufacturing in Southampton has won a top national award and been listed as one of the UK's top 100 employers of apprentices. Griffon Hoverwork, based in Woolston, has been named Medium Employer of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Service Awards, having already scooped a regional award earlier this year. It is a huge coup for the Southampton business, which has als
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Published: 18 November 2014 at 10:27:51



Students swap coats for capes for Children in Need charity

Students swap coats for capes for Children in Need charity

Students at City College Southampton transformed into superheroes and villains on November 14 to raise money for Children in Need. Donning tights and capes, the superheroes, including the college's very own Superman and Spiderman, paraded through the campus thwarting super villains and collecting money for the charity. Genevieve Caldwell-Holmes, who dressed as a "dot com girl", won the b
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Published: 17 November 2014 at 10:14:31



It’s never too late to learn

It’s never too late to learn

Mature students from Hampshire proved it's never too late to learn as they graduated this week (October 23). City College Southampton held a special cap and gown ceremony for adult learners who have completed higher education courses at the college. Nearly 150 adult learners studying everything from photography to mechanical engineering were honoured at the event. Among the star students
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Published: 07 November 2014 at 14:10:47



Roll of honour for Student Awards 2014

 Roll of honour for Student Awards 2014

Sincere thanks to all of the organisations who supported our event by sponsoring the awards. Access to Higher Education The University of Southampton Achievement AwardLeah Njenga Kuria - Access to HE Diploma: Health Professions Accounting The Blue Chip Recognition AwardMarcus Berwick - AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting Business and IT The Hambleside Merchandise Recogniti
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Published: 07 November 2014 at 14:36:58



Hampshire’s stars of tomorrow shine at City College awards evening

Hampshire’s stars of tomorrow shine at City College awards evening

Outstanding academic achievements, selfless acts of kindness and a steely determination to be the best. These were among the reasons the city's stars of tomorrow had their time to shine as they were honoured at City College Southampton's awards evening on November 6. More than 30 learners, mostly 16 to 18-year-olds but also adult learners and apprentices, collected awards at the event. Busin
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Published: 07 November 2014 at 15:03:32



Growth continues at Henderson Green

Growth continues at Henderson Green

Leading south coast building services consultancy Henderson Green is increasing its team with five new employees. This increase includes an expansion of its junior intake programme, which is now in its 12th year, and marks the start of the company's association with the Government's official apprenticeship scheme. The two new engineering apprentices, Shannen Birks (21) and Zak French (1
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Published: 21 October 2014 at 11:35:07



 

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