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Competition to get your artwork displayed at a professional gallery

Competition to get your artwork displayed at a professional gallery

Teenagers across Hampshire are being urged to get creative for a chance to have their artwork displayed at a professional gallery. The newly-formed Hampshire Cultural Trust, which now operates and funds all of the county's previously council-owned arts venues and museums, is encouraging 14 to 18-year-olds to take part in the first ever Youth Open Art Competition and Exhibition. Every ot
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Published: 19 November 2014 at 11:14:37



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
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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
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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 student
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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. Busi
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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



Hovercraft company awarded for dedication to apprenticeships

Hovercraft company awarded for dedication to apprenticeships

One of Southampton's longest-serving marine companies has been applauded for its dedication to apprenticeships. Griffon Hoverwork, based in Woolston, has been named Regional Medium Employer of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Service Awards South Central and will go on to compete in the national awards later this year. The firm impressed judges with the way it is strategically us
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Published: 23 September 2014 at 10:44:03



Students set to benefit as business and education join forces

Students set to benefit as business and education join forces

Around 100 students in Southampton and the wider area are set to get ahead in their careers thanks to a brand new partnership between City College Southampton and one of the city's major employers. ABP Port of Southampton and City College are working together to help up-skill the next generation of marine, maritime and tourism industry workers. The partnership will see the port, which s
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Published: 17 September 2014 at 13:26:06



“The world is one’s oyster” for marine apprentices

“The world is one’s oyster” for marine apprentices

A trio of students from City College Southampton have secured apprenticeships with one of the world leaders in world-class cruising yachts, Oyster Marine. The full-time students, Jay Patel, Tom Phillips and Jacob Thomson, are studying NVQ level two diplomas in marine engineering and began their apprenticeships with the firm this month. Sam Hollis, who also studies marine engineering at
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Published: 11 September 2014 at 15:00:42



 

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