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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.

Tes Safeguarding Awareness Week highlights concerns about safety in schools Image

Tes Safeguarding Awareness Week highlights concerns about safety in schools

The inaugural Tes Safeguarding Awareness Week will examine what it means to feel safe and explore what schools can do to protect all their students.

Gloucestershire’s universities carry out ‘internationally excellent’ research Image

Gloucestershire’s universities carry out ‘internationally excellent’ research

Gloucestershire’s universities are celebrating after their research was highlighted as being ‘internationally excellent’.

Bournside School team scoops enterprise award  Image

Bournside School team scoops enterprise award

Cheltenham Bournside School’s sixth form young enterprise team is celebrating after winning ‘Best Company’ in an enterprise competition.

First-class degrees skyrocket Image

First-class degrees skyrocket

First-class degrees were awarded to almost four in 10 students nationally last year.

Educating the STEM stars of the future Image

Educating the STEM stars of the future

Ribston Hall High School in Gloucester is celebrating the opening of its new science centre.

RAU research is ‘world leading’  Image

RAU research is ‘world leading’

More than half of the research carried out at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has been commended as world leading, according to new research.

Gloucestershire College: Apprenticeships for all Image

Gloucestershire College: Apprenticeships for all

Gloucestershire College offers a range of apprenticeships to suit business needs.

Gloucestershire College invites local trade companies to discuss skills needs  Image

Gloucestershire College invites local trade companies to discuss skills needs

Gloucestershire College will host a free business breakfast for local construction and building services companies at its Cinderford campus.

Hartpury to host equitation science conference Image

Hartpury to host equitation science conference

The annual International Society for Equitation Science Conference is taking place at Hartpury University and Hartpury College this summer.

Booking open for anti-racism social work conference Image

Booking open for anti-racism social work conference

University of Gloucestershire is hosting an anti-racism conference with Gloucestershire County Council, to help inform practice within the social work sector.

Gloucestershire lecturer produces new radio series for BBC Image

Gloucestershire lecturer produces new radio series for BBC

A University of Gloucestershire lecturer is the senior producer of a new BBC Radio 4 true crime series.

University research delivering improved injury prevention in cricket Image

University research delivering improved injury prevention in cricket

Research by University of Gloucestershire has led to a significant change in cricket coach development, to help prevent injuries to youth players.

Free BTEC computer course Image

Free BTEC computer course

Adult Education in Gloucestershire is offering a free BTEC computer course.

County head shortlisted for Headteacher of the Year Image

County head shortlisted for Headteacher of the Year

Matthew Burke, headmaster of St Edward’s Senior School in Cheltenham, has been shortlisted in the Tes Schools Awards 2022.

Gloucestershire nursing student shortlisted for top award  Image

Gloucestershire nursing student shortlisted for top award

A University of Gloucestershire student has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award celebrating the best of the next generation of nurses.

Gloucestershire schoolkids enjoy chapter and verse on housebuilding Image

Gloucestershire schoolkids enjoy chapter and verse on housebuilding

To celebrate Children’s Book Week next week, Barratt Homes has donated a collection of books to a Gloucestershire school.

Security and software patenting webinar Image

Security and software patenting webinar

An experienced UK and European patent and intellectual property attorney will present a webinar next week.

College course will help fill NHS facilities roles Image

College course will help fill NHS facilities roles

Gloucestershire College is holding a course in June to help fill essential roles in the county’s hospitals.

University shortlisted for awards Image

University shortlisted for awards

The University of Gloucestershire has been shortlisted in three categories for the student-led Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022.

Gloucestershire charity backs outdoor campaign Image

Gloucestershire charity backs outdoor campaign

A Gloucestershire educational charity is supporting a national campaign to enable all children to have access to the outdoors during their school years.

Hartpury shortlisted in student choice awards Image

Hartpury shortlisted in student choice awards

Hartpury University has been shortlisted in five categories in this year’s Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA).

Introduction to Small Animal Care workshop Image

Introduction to Small Animal Care workshop

Gloucestershire College is offering a three-day workshop introducing small animal care roles.

Free event: How your local university can help your business grow Image

Free event: How your local university can help your business grow

The University of Gloucestershire is holding a free event in partnership with The Growth Hub Forest of Dean next month.

Apprentice engineering a road to a bright future   Image

Apprentice engineering a road to a bright future

A Gloucestershire apprentice who left school last summer is already a keen advocate of the apprenticeship route to employment.

Inaugural public lecture to address questions about sustainable agriculture Image

Inaugural public lecture to address questions about sustainable agriculture

Professor Julie Ingram will draw on her research in her inaugural public lecture on sustainable agriculture at University of Gloucestershire next week.

Gloucestershire College university level open events Image

Gloucestershire College university level open events

Gloucestershire College is holding open events for its university level courses in July.

Sharp fall in younger apprentices from poorer areas Image

Sharp fall in younger apprentices from poorer areas

Apprentices are now just as likely to come from affluent areas as poorer ones, following Government reforms five years ago.

Apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College Image

Apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College

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

Student-led tree-planting to improve campus biodiversity Image

Student-led tree-planting to improve campus biodiversity

Student-led action has resulted in an ecological boost to University of Gloucestershire campuses, with 105 native trees planted.

County teaching graduate wins Australian Education Award Image

County teaching graduate wins Australian Education Award

A University of Gloucestershire graduate has been named as a Teacher of the Year at the 2021 Australian Education Awards.

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Graduation celebrates new generation of heritage heroes

The next generation of heritage tradespeople, helping to preserve the country’s rich history, have been recognised at a graduation ceremony.

DigiBus heads for Stroud Image

DigiBus heads for Stroud

Free digital learning sessions and workshops will be available on board the DigiBus in the Stroud district over the next few weeks.

Apprenticeship opportunities with Gloucestershire College Image

Apprenticeship opportunities with Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College has a number of apprenticeship vacancies available around the county.

University research awarded 500,000 euros in EU funding Image

University research awarded 500,000 euros in EU funding

Researchers at University of Gloucestershire have won 500,000 euros for a project aimed at improving knowledge exchange between rural businesses across Europe.

How to improve your sales approach workshop Image

How to improve your sales approach workshop

A free sales workshop for business owners, senior leaders and managers is being held in the Forest of Dean.

Paramedic students make a difference at Lilian Faithfull Care Image

Paramedic students make a difference at Lilian Faithfull Care

Sixteen paramedic students from the University of Gloucestershire spent time working at Lilian Faithfull Care in March.

University celebrates Good report on apprenticeships from Ofsted Image

University celebrates Good report on apprenticeships from Ofsted

Apprenticeships at University of Gloucestershire have received a Good rating on all aspects, in their first inspection by Ofsted.

Hartpury professor sheds light on exercise during Ramadan Image

Hartpury professor sheds light on exercise during Ramadan

A Hartpury professor has received praise from organisers and delegates after his keynote speech at a Ramadan conference in Birmingham.

Supporting progress in the construction industry Image

Supporting progress in the construction industry

Gloucester-based construction firm Elijah Willow Construction partners with Gloucestershire College as its apprenticeship provider.

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Gloucestershire College open evening

Gloucestershire College is holding an open evening at its Gloucester campus in May.

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