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Skills, Apprenticeships & Careers: The latest vacancies and opportunities across Gloucestershire Image

Skills, Apprenticeships & Careers: The latest vacancies and opportunities across Gloucestershire

There has never been a more challenging time to find a new job or get on the career ladder. Whether you are looking for a new role, an apprenticeship or a first job, Punchline is here to help.

Over-50s quitting workforce is fuelling inflation Image

Over-50s quitting workforce is fuelling inflation

An exodus of over-50s who quit work during the pandemic is fuelling wage inflation, says the boss of John Lewis.

University expert: Business in desperate need of cyber graduates Image

University expert: Business in desperate need of cyber graduates

A University of Gloucestershire cyber expert has warned that employers in Gloucestershire are finding it difficult to recruit technical graduates to meet demand.

Hundred Heroines looking for volunteers Image

Hundred Heroines looking for volunteers

Organisers of a Gloucester photography exhibition at the end of the month are looking for volunteers.

University: Loan moves can impact footballers’ performance  Image

University: Loan moves can impact footballers’ performance

University of Gloucestershire has carried out the first study of its kind to examine the stress felt by professional footballers when they are loaned out to play for other teams.

First students graduate from RAU’s Cultural Heritage Institute Image

First students graduate from RAU’s Cultural Heritage Institute

The first students have graduated from the Royal Agricultural University’s state of the art Cultural Heritage Institute, based in the former carriage works in Swindon.

Kids’ coding brand to relieve back to school stress Image

Kids’ coding brand to relieve back to school stress

Code Ninjas is working to relieve any pressures felt by children already feeling overwhelmed by going back to school.

University celebrates ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted for teacher training Image

University celebrates ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted for teacher training

University of Gloucestershire’s teaching primary and secondary programmes have been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Rugby Sevens stars fly flag for Hartpury at Commonwealth Games Image

Rugby Sevens stars fly flag for Hartpury at Commonwealth Games

Six Hartpury students and alumni took part in the Rugby Sevens competition at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

College recommends summer bucket list for students Image

College recommends summer bucket list for students

With school, college and university finished for the year, one college in the county has some tips for students for over the summer.

Apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College Image

Apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College

South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College has a number of apprenticeship vacancies in a range of industries available around the county.

Wild Campus is Environmental Project of the Year  Image

Wild Campus is Environmental Project of the Year

A project to create wildlife habitats across Cirencester’s education quarter has won Environmental Project of the Year at the Cirencester Business and Community Awards.

Train the trainer safeguarding workshops Image

Train the trainer safeguarding workshops

Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board is holding two train the trainer workshops for organisations with150 employees or more, which wish to have their own internal safeguarding or MCA trainer.

Students kayak 200 miles to raise pollution awareness Image

Students kayak 200 miles to raise pollution awareness

A team of Cirencester College students has successfully kayaked the length of the River Thames to raise awareness of water pollution.

Students experience life at Gloucestershire Airport Image

Students experience life at Gloucestershire Airport

Earlier this month, students from Balcarras, Chosen Hill and Winchcombe Schools enjoyed a week’s work experience at Gloucestershire Airport.

University graduates swim Channel in memory of late friends Image

University graduates swim Channel in memory of late friends

University of Gloucestershire graduates Gail Taylor and Teresa Hogsbjerg have swum the English Channel in memory of two of their best friends.

SGS Berkeley Green UTC students shine in tech challenge Image

SGS Berkeley Green UTC students shine in tech challenge

Students from SGS Berkeley Green UTC came third in the regional First Tech UK’s, Freight Frenzy Challenge.

Adult Education in Gloucestershire free online courses Image

Adult Education in Gloucestershire free online courses

Adult Education in Gloucestershire is offering a series of free online distance learning courses.

College awarded gold for cyber security education Image

College awarded gold for cyber security education

Gloucestershire College has received a gold award from the NCSC for delivering the highest standard of cyber security education.


University signs up to provide safe haven for refugees Image

University signs up to provide safe haven for refugees

University of Gloucestershire has reaffirmed its commitment to providing a safe and supportive community for refugees.

Gloucestershire College apprentices win student engineering award Image

Gloucestershire College apprentices win student engineering award

A team representing Gloucestershire College and the University of the West of England has won a top student engineering prize.

Student goalkeeper signs for Swindon Town FC Image

Student goalkeeper signs for Swindon Town FC

Hartpury College student Jack Copland has signed an extended scholar contract at Swindon Town FC.

Apprenticeship vacancies at Gloucestershire College Image

Apprenticeship vacancies at Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College currently has a range of apprenticeship vacancies around the county.

SGS College salon to feature on Channel 5 Image

SGS College salon to feature on Channel 5

The hair and beauty department at SGS College’s Stroud campus is set to feature in a documentary.

Find out about opportunities at Gloucester Services Image

Find out about opportunities at Gloucester Services

Find out about the jobs on offer at Gloucester Services at the Redwell Centre in Matson tomorrow (July 13).

Renishaw inspires primary school pupils with competition Image

Renishaw inspires primary school pupils with competition

Gloucestershire-based Renishaw hosted teams competing in Greenpower Goblins, a competition for primary school children.

Gloucestershire College carbon zero pledge Image

Gloucestershire College carbon zero pledge

Gloucestershire College is the first college in the country to switch to 100% renewable energy, after more than 3,000 solar panels were switched on last week.

Apprenticeships with SGS College Image

Apprenticeships with SGS College

SGS College currently have 55 apprenticeship vacancies.

Royal Agricultural University excels in annual student satisfaction survey Image

Royal Agricultural University excels in annual student satisfaction survey

The RAU has achieved excellent results in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS).

University of Gloucestershire student wins Penguin Cover Design Award Image

University of Gloucestershire student wins Penguin Cover Design Award

A University of Gloucestershire student has been awarded first place.

Hartpury rated top university in England for teaching Image

Hartpury rated top university in England for teaching

Hartpury has been named as the number one English Mainstream University in the ‘Teaching on my Course’ category.

Sir Geoff Hurst joins forces with Sue Ryder to recruit palliative care nurses Image

Sir Geoff Hurst joins forces with Sue Ryder to recruit palliative care nurses

Sue Ryder is facing the worst recruitment challenge in its 65-year long history.

Coding Black Females return to tech: 30-week training bootcamp in partnership with GCHQ Image

Coding Black Females return to tech: 30-week training bootcamp in partnership with GCHQ

Coding Black Females announce the launch of a new 30-week training bootcamp.

Gloucestershire Business School and St James’ Place launch Finance in Society Research Institute Image

Gloucestershire Business School and St James’ Place launch Finance in Society Research Institute

The Gloucestershire Business School has announced the launch of its new partnership with the UK’s largest wealth manager.

Gloucestershire airline academy appoints new head of training Image

Gloucestershire airline academy appoints new head of training

A former British Antarctic Survey captain has been appointed.

Industry expert among panellists at C11 Cyber Tech Symposium Image

Industry expert among panellists at C11 Cyber Tech Symposium

The chief knowledge officer at the IASME Consortium, is among the panellists at next week’s 2022 C11 Cyber Tech Symposium hosted by University of Gloucestershire.

Women's European Football Championship set to raise awareness of LGBTQ+ in sports Image

Women's European Football Championship set to raise awareness of LGBTQ+ in sports

As Pride Month draws to a close, the 2022 UEFA European Women’s Football Championship is set to be an exemplar of LGBTQ+ inclusion.

Low public awareness of T Levels two years after launch  Image

Low public awareness of T Levels two years after launch

Two years after their launch, only one in five people have heard of Technical Levels - or T Levels.

Cirencester woman is number 2 in the world Image

Cirencester woman is number 2 in the world

Ella Gibson from Cirencester is celebrating winning a gold medal in two consecutive World Cup stages in the 2022 Hyundai Archery World Cup for female compound archery.

Launch celebrates success of university project in improving young people’s lives Image

Launch celebrates success of university project in improving young people’s lives

University of Gloucestershire’s Dr Adeela Shafi MBE was a key speaker at the international launch of the Active Games for Change programme.

College wins prestigious award for curriculum innovation Image

College wins prestigious award for curriculum innovation

Two Cirencester College staff members have picked up a prestigious Sixth Form College Association award for Curriculum Innovation.

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