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A special Careers Discovery Day was staged in the main Street area of the Campus on New Dover Road to showcase options available to all students, whether it’s progressing to Higher Education or finding out how to get their dream job.
Students joining Sheppey Campus are set to visit some of the country’s biggest fashion events and tour Europe’s largest retail and leisure destination as part of a new course starting in September.
Kent and England cricketer James Tredwell revealed details of his proudest moment in the game, favourite ground to play at and what life is like as a professional sportsman, during a visit to Canterbury College.
A student at Canterbury College has helped to design a website that will be used by experts to make sure children in care get more out of life.
Students at the Sheppey Campus of Canterbury College had the opportunity to quiz the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats when he paid a visit to the site on Friday (20th May).
Curious Curator features a range of pieces by students on the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (Level 3) Art and Design course and runs alongside the Sounds New Contemporary Music Festival.
Students at Canterbury College are helping to kick start the summer music festival season with an all-day event in the City.
A Level students at Canterbury College have been giving presentations to mark the end of a project that could help them secure a place at University.
Students from Canterbury College have been showing-off their sporting skills at an annual sports tournament involving FE Colleges and sixth forms from across Kent.
A former student at Canterbury College is hoping to make his mark on the computer games world after having an app published on the iPhone.
A group of students from Canterbury College have been checking out the progress being made to the 2012 Olympic Park, with less than 500 days to go until the opening ceremony.
Two students at Canterbury College are celebrating after winning Adult Learners’ Week Awards.
A unique fashion show raising money for six charities has been staged at Canterbury College.
A student at Canterbury College is celebrating after a photo he took was chosen to feature in an advertising campaign for a major clothes label.
Students at Canterbury College have been joining in the celebrations to mark the Royal Wedding.
The Royal Wedding maybe over, but it’s still all about dresses, tiaras, flowers and confetti as Performing Arts Students at Canterbury College put on a performance of The Wedding Singer.
A group of students have been given the first opportunity to have a look inside the new £19.5million building currently being constructed at Canterbury College.
Hairdressing students at the Sheppey Campus of Canterbury College created some amazing designs at their annual Hair Extravaganza.
Congratulations to Canterbury College’s James Reeves who successfully completed this year’s London Marathon.
With the summer fast approaching, the Sheppey Campus of Canterbury College is giving you the chance to feel confident and stress free on the beach.
A group of students have recently returned to Canterbury College after spending a week visiting schools and community projects in The Gambia.
Students studying for a qualification in Childhood Education have helped to raise money for the NSPCC by taking part in a Challenge Quiz.
Hilary Lister, the first disabled woman to sail solo around Britain, has visited Canterbury College to speak to students, staff and visitors at the College’s first Supported Learning Open Day.
Mums shopping in Canterbury at the weekend were given an extra special treat for Mother’s Day as Whitefriars gave away over a thousand mini bouquets.
Apprenticeship Hairdressing students studying at the Sheppey Campus of Canterbury College have been showing-off their skills at a recent Hair Show.
Around a thousand people visited Canterbury College for an Open Day on Wednesday 30th March where the Main Street and Hall areas were home to stands and displays showcasing over 500 courses.
A member of staff at Canterbury College has helped to raise almost £8,000 for people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
One of the world’s leading experts in baby development has visited Canterbury College to speak to staff, students and invited guests at an Early Years Conference.
Students from the Performing Arts Department at Canterbury College have competed at a Choreographic Competition, an annual event in the College calendar.
Students and staff at Canterbury College have been taking part in a range of events to raise money for this year’s Comic Relief.
Beauty students at the Sheppey Campus of Canterbury College have been learning how to achieve the look of stars like Lady Gaga, Pink and Rihanna.
A group of students studying for a BTEC National Diploma in Engineering at Canterbury College have been reporting back on life down under as they take part in an exchange programme to Australia.
Students have been given the chance to join contractors on the site of the major redevelopment taking place at the New Dover Road campus.
Beauty Therapy students at Canterbury College have raised £300 for the Alzheimer’s Society.
As thousands of people across the UK went online to try and get themselves tickets for the London 2012 Olympics, students at Canterbury College held a special 500 days countdown celebration.
Two students at Canterbury College are celebrating after being offered places at a top Performing Arts College.
One of the country’s leading facilities management firms has praised the IT Department at the Sheppey Campus of Canterbury College.
Two groups of Canterbury College Apprenticeship students have celebrated their achievements this month at special presentations arranged by their employers.
Canterbury College has set up Alumni and Friends for former students and staff to keep up to date with what’s happening at the New Dover Road campus.
Two students from Canterbury College have made it through to the final of Skilled Up Kent 2011, a countywide competition for Construction students.
Displays of flowers created by students from Canterbury College got Royal approval during a recent visit to the city by Prince Edward.
Thousands of students at Canterbury College will build their financial knowledge, skills and confidence during Barclays Money Skills week.
Students studying Motorsport at Canterbury College are getting the chance to work on a race car similar to the one Lewis Hamilton used at the start of his career.
A group of students from Canterbury College have been learning all about what it takes to run a busy supermarket as part of a work experience placement with a major retailer
It’s lycra and crash helmets at the ready for a team of staff at Canterbury College as they prepare to take part in one of the toughest charity challenges – the London to Paris Bike Ride.
From now until the end of June the College will be running the Six Book Challenge for students, staff and anyone else who would like to get involved.
Beauty Therapy students at Canterbury College are giving you the chance to do just that as they offer a relaxing treatment in exchange for money that will go straight to a good cause.
Children interested in a career in show business are benefitting from state of the art facilities at Canterbury College as Star Performers Academy begins classes at the campus.
Jack Francis, from Ashford is doing a Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Music Technology at the New Dover Road campus. He is spending three days a week at College and working two days a week at Cr2 Records, which is based in Richmond in Surrey.
Canterbury College staged an interactive exhibition in Whitefriars Square, Canterbury during National Apprenticeship Week (7th – 11th February) for potential students, schools, parents and businesses to find out about apprenticeships.
A student at the Sheppey Campus of Canterbury College has become the first at the Campus to successfully complete this year’s Six Book Challenge.
Visitors to The Kent Festival of Science at Canterbury College this half term will be able rock out as they learn all about physics.
Almost 200 primary school children have been finding out how to keep their teeth clean, lead an active life and stay fit during a Health Fair at Canterbury College.
Robyn Pringle, 41 from Sandwich, travelled to London to star alongside Michelle Heaton and Jeff Brazier in a mini musical called ‘Join the Girls’ to kick off the 2011 series which raises money for Cancer Research UK.
Artist Laura Thomas is creating a set of windows to be located between the historic building and new extension to the Beaney. Large panes of glass will incorporate Laura’s characteristic weavings. The commission is one of 16 in the national Museumaker programme funded by Arts Council England and the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council.
Short courses in Waxing Techniques and Indian Head Massage are being offered at the Campus on Bridge Road in Sheerness.
Around 200 people gathered in the Main Hall at the Campus for a special anniversary inspection and celebration of the 312 (City of Canterbury) Squadron.
Wates Construction has been presented with a Considerate Constructors certificate, achieving Beyond Compliance status in all eight areas: considerate, environment, cleanliness, good neighbour, respectful, safe, responsible and accountable.
Second year students doing BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts and BTEC National Diploma in Production Arts are putting on a production of “Touched”, a Stephen Lowe play written in 1977 but set during the war in the 1940’s.
Canterbury College has been helping to banish the winter blues on what is said to be the most depressing day of the year.
Megan King and Tayla Curtis are studying for a Level 2 Diploma while also working at Images Hair Salon on Trinity Road in Sheerness.
Jade Dudley, 21 and Marcus Lind, 22 spent a morning with a group of Level 1 Hair and Beauty students where they had a frank discussion about how life had changed since the arrival of their daughter Lily-May in March last year.
Canterbury College is offering places to 16-18 year-olds on a three month, full time training course, carrying out work in the foyer of the King’s Hall which will lead to a BTEC Introductory Diploma in Construction.
The Kent Festival of Science, the biggest festival of its kind in the South East, will be back at Canterbury College next month.
National Apprenticeship Week runs from 7th – 11th February and to celebrate; Canterbury College will be hosting an interactive exhibition, near to Boots in Whitefriars Square, Canterbury.
A group of students from Canterbury College have experienced what it could be like to carry out an Apprentice style task and then face the Dragons Den.
When complete, the new £19m building will include state of the art facilities for students in the following areas: Hair and Beauty, sports therapy, veterinary nursing Public Services, Health and Social Care, Early Years and Supported Learning and Technology.
Do you want to make your New Year a Fresh Start? January is traditionally a time for making New Year resolutions – and they range from health to finances.
The Lord Mayor of Canterbury has paid a visit to Canterbury College to see a range of art work by past and present staff and students that has been put on display to raise funds for a charity in memory of a former lecturer.
Canterbury College has become the first college in Kent to have its Engineering and Construction courses approved by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
Pantomime legend Dave Lee has met the cast of Canterbury College’s production of Peter Pan, to thank them for making a donation to his charity.
The hard work of students at Canterbury College at Sheppey was celebrated this week at their annual Celebration of Achievement evening.
A group of students at Canterbury College at Sheppey have been praised by one of the leading beauty industry experts.
Visitor numbers to the Canterbury College at Sheppey open day on Tuesday (9th November) were up on previous years.
Make a note in your new diary; Monday 24th January 2011 is Blue Monday.
These are both full-time courses, designed to provide young people with hands-on skills, techniques and the experience needed to build a successful career in TV and stage performance. The Diploma is equivalent to two A Levels, and the Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels - both provide a valuable entry qualification for university and drama schools.
Two charities are benefiting from money raised in a Christmas raffle organised by the Building Services Department at Canterbury College.
A Swale mum, who signed up for a course at the Sheppey Campus of Canterbury College after seeing an advert in a local paper, says she’s hoping it’ll kick start a whole new career.
A logo created by a Graphic Design student at Canterbury College has been chosen as the new image of digital radio station, KMFM extra.
An Eastchurch mum, who was made redundant two years ago, is about to open her own salon after training at the Sheppey campus of Canterbury College.
At a special ceremony on Sunday 12 June in Tamworth, Staffordshire Eugene Tighe (23) from Lyminge, near Folkestone was awarded first prize for 'Best FE Documentary' at the Inspire Film Festival.
The prestigious end of year event showcases the work of the Art, Media, Music and Performing Arts students from across the College and included over two hundred pieces of art, twelve live music sessions and six drama and dance performances.
Chris, 21, from Herne Bay, who is about to graduate with a BA honours degree in TV Production and Moving Image Culture, was asked by the band’s manager, Matt Gough, to shoot the video for the song Midnight Wave.
A man, who spent time living on the streets, has been telling students at Canterbury College about his experiences in a bid to raise awareness of homelessness.
Canterbury College student Hilary Fraser has been picked from thousands of hopefuls to go to the Edinburgh International Television Festival in August as part of The Network 2011, a prestigious media master class run by national newspaper The Guardian.
The College Floristry Team won Royal Horticulture Society Gold Medal and also Best in Show “Best Swinging 60’s Floristry Exhibit 2011” for their unique Beatles creation, inspired by this year’s flower show theme ‘the Swinging 60’s’.
Students across Canterbury College celebrate their achievements at their department Award ceremonies.
Multiple British Trials Champion and member of Folkestone Trials Club, Ben Morphett, surprised some lucky motor sport students at Canterbury College this week by dropping in to give a careers talk and impromptu demonstration
A group of students studying Health and Social Care at the New Dover Road campus decided to adopt and ring-tailed Lemur during a recent visit to Wingham Wildlife Park.
Whether you are a school-leaver considering your next step, an adult thinking of returning to education or an employer with training needs, there’s still time to join one of over 500 exciting courses at Canterbury College.
Canterbury College, the largest provider of A Level and vocational programmes in the area, maintained its strong A Level pass rate with 100% achievement in 9 subjects including: Physics, Philosophy, Photography, History of Art, Economics, Film Studies, Geography, Graphic Design, and Information Technology.
Canterbury College at Sheppey celebrated its best results in recent years as learners received their exam results.
Charlotte Hawkins (20), from Sittingbourne, beat more than 450 other students from across the UK to win the prestigious ‘Outstanding BTEC student in Beauty and Hospitality’ award.
Canterbury College has one of the largest and most successful Uniformed Public Services departments in the area.
Nearly 1,500 people packed out Canterbury College for its latest Open Day. Throughout the busy afternoon and evening prospective students came face to face with giant insects, a racing car and other interesting College resources used to showcase the hundreds of courses on offer.
The three-day course, which is free for 16 to 18-year-olds, teaches a nationally recognised qualification that makes you eligible to steward all the country’s top events.
James Sinclair-Watson, 17, became the fourth generation of Sinclairs to work for family-owned power tool repair business C.J. Sinclair Ltd when he began an apprenticeship in electronics last week.
The College is aiming to cut its carbon emissions by 20% over the next five years by teaming up with the Carbon Trust.
The exciting news that the Danish firm is bidding to build a facility at the Port of Sheerness could mean jobs and training opportunities for young people, and will be a welcome edition to the local economy of Sheppey and the surrounding Districts.
The Bridge Road campus offered taster courses to NEETs on Friday, September 30th. NEETs is a government term for 16 to 24-year-olds not in education, employment or training.