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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.

Gloucestershire Skills Expo coming to Gloucester Image

Gloucestershire Skills Expo coming to Gloucester

Three local colleges are joining forces for Gloucestershire Skills Expo next month.

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Apprenticeship open evening – opportunity for businesses

Gloucestershire College is hosting an event for school leavers, existing college students and anyone who is interested in an apprenticeship.

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National Apprenticeship Week: Speakers will provide insight

The chief executive of Gloucestershire Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of the keynote speakers at a free event hosted by University of Gloucestershire.

Hartpury Rugby Academy alumni in Six Nations Image

Hartpury Rugby Academy alumni in Six Nations

Eleven former Hartpury students and Men’s Rugby Academy alumni have been named in teams ahead of this year’s Six Nations.

Apprenticeships at St James’s Place Image

Apprenticeships at St James’s Place

St James’s Place Wealth Management in Cirencester is holding an apprenticeship open evening next month.

University graduates named as Six Nations match officials Image

University graduates named as Six Nations match officials

Two University of Gloucestershire graduates have been awarded refereeing appointments at rugby union’s Guinness Six Nations Championship.

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Certificate of Future Technologies for business

The West of England Institute of Technology has developed the Certificate of Future Technologies for businesses.

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£4,000 incentive to teach at Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College is growing its team of lecturers and assessors to support the STEM sector.

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Training with Spirax Sarco

Cheltenham-based Spirax Sarco is offering specialised training to a range of businesses.

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Mentoring opportunities for business

Could you spare an hour or two a week to mentor and support young people?

Apply now for National Legal Trainee Scheme Image

Apply now for National Legal Trainee Scheme

Applications are open now for law graduates looking to take the next step in their training.

Employment & Skills Hub opportunities Image

Employment & Skills Hub opportunities

The new Gloucestershire County Council Employment & Skills Hub has a number of opportunities for people looking to support others.

Teacher training student awarded MBE Image

Teacher training student awarded MBE

University of Gloucestershire student Rob Burrows was awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List, after helping to raise thousands of pounds to support rough sleepers.

Apprenticeship opportunities with SGS College Image

Apprenticeship opportunities with SGS College

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

DigiBus heads for Cheltenham and Gloucester Image

DigiBus heads for Cheltenham and Gloucester

Free digital learning sessions will be available on board the DigiBus in Cheltenham and Gloucester over the next few weeks.

Seeking cyber expertise? Book now for free event  Image

Seeking cyber expertise? Book now for free event

Businesses from all industry sectors have an opportunity to improve cyber knowledge at their organisation with University of Gloucestershire.

College course helps ex-offenders start fitness career Image

College course helps ex-offenders start fitness career

South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College has started a course to help ex-offenders and former addicts start a career.

New head appointed at Forest High School Image

New head appointed at Forest High School

Alan Dane has been appointed as the new headteacher of The Forest High School in Cinderford, following the anticipated retirement of John Whitehead.

UoG research may find answers to causes of human diseases Image

UoG research may find answers to causes of human diseases

New University of Gloucestershire research aims to increase understanding of human diseases, potentially leading to better treatments in the future.

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RAU open events

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester is holding open events later this month.

Dame Fiona Reynolds to chair RAU governing council Image

Dame Fiona Reynolds to chair RAU governing council

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE has been appointed as the chair of the governing council of the Royal Agricultural University (RAU).

First Cirencester College student to complete Level 4 PR course Image

First Cirencester College student to complete Level 4 PR course

A former Cirencester College apprentice has become the first person to complete a Level 4 apprenticeship in PR and communications at the college.

Apprentice incentive payments of up to £4,000 until end of month Image

Apprentice incentive payments of up to £4,000 until end of month

If your business has ever considered taking on an apprentice, now could be the time to take the plunge.

Tarmac launches biggest ever recruitment drive  Image

Tarmac launches biggest ever recruitment drive

Tarmac, the sustainable construction materials business, has announced the biggest graduate and apprenticeship recruitment drive in its history.

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National call-up for Gloucestershire netball players

Two University of Gloucestershire students have been selected to play netball at the highest level of student sport in England.

Severn Stars appoint new manager ahead of Superleague netball season Image

Severn Stars appoint new manager ahead of Superleague netball season

Severn Stars – an elite sport partnership between University of Gloucestershire and the University of Worcester – has appointed a new general manager of the Vitality Netball Superleague franchise.

Former Hartpury student praised for lifesaving actions Image

Former Hartpury student praised for lifesaving actions

A former Hartpury University student has received an award from the South West Ambulance Service, after saving the life of a man trapped in a burning building.

Apprenticeship opportunities with SGS College Image

Apprenticeship opportunities with SGS College

SGS College has a number of apprenticeship vacancies in the county available with a January start.

University of Gloucestershire student crowned British judo champion Image

University of Gloucestershire student crowned British judo champion

University of Gloucestershire student Chloe Robyns-Landricombe has been crowned British champion in the showpiece finale to the domestic judo season.

Hartpury University and College appoints new vice-chancellor and principal Image

Hartpury University and College appoints new vice-chancellor and principal

Hartpury University and Hartpury College has appointed its next vice-chancellor, principal and CEO.

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Kindness of King’s School community

Families from King’s School in Gloucester have been providing much needed support to those in the community most affected by the pandemic.

Site manager paves the way for new playground equipment at Churchdown school Image

Site manager paves the way for new playground equipment at Churchdown school

A local site manager helped an infant school in Churchdown save thousands of pounds, after excavating a derelict playground, ready for new play equipment.

Construction and trade apprenticeships with Gloucestershire College Image

Construction and trade apprenticeships with Gloucestershire College

Looking to recruit a construction or trade apprentice - or have someone in mind who would benefit from an apprenticeship?

Hartpury alumna named women’s rugby player of the year Image

Hartpury alumna named women’s rugby player of the year

Zoe Aldcroft, a former student of both Hartpury University and Hartpury College, has been named World Rugby’s women’s player of the year.

International cyber business joins Cheltenham cyber hub Image

International cyber business joins Cheltenham cyber hub

Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed an agreement as an anchor tenant for Hub8’s Gloucestershire College office space in Cheltenham.

Paralympian shares extraordinary story with students Image

Paralympian shares extraordinary story with students

Paralympic gold medallist Kylie Grimes gave an inspirational talk to students and staff from the University of Gloucestershire.

UK’s first industry-led construction school opens its doors  Image

UK’s first industry-led construction school opens its doors

AccXel construction school in Cinderford will today (December 9) welcome VIP guests to celebrate its launch, as it pioneers a new way in construction education.

New research programme supported  by University of Gloucestershire Image

New research programme supported by University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire is a member of a South West consortium of universities supporting a new programme for the research leaders of the future.

Register for webinar on cyber security and environmental impact Image

Register for webinar on cyber security and environmental impact

Decisions affecting the cyber security industry made at the recent COP26 will be the focus of University of Gloucestershire’s upcoming webinar.

Gloucestershire schools best in South West Image

Gloucestershire schools best in South West

Gloucestershire has some of the best state secondary schools in the South West - according to The Sunday Times Parent Power rankings.

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