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Staff and students honour Remembrance Day

Hundreds of staff and students of Cirencester College gathered yesterday (November 11) for a remembrance service.

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UoG professor receives MBE from the Princess Royal

University of Gloucestershire’s Dr Adeela ahmed Shafi has been presented with her MBE medal by the Princess Royal at Windsor Castle.

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Leading figures from equine and sport awarded Hartpury honorary degrees

Leading lights from the equine industry and sport received honorary awards at Hartpury University’s graduation ceremony at Gloucestershire Cathedral.

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Sixth Form sport at school relaunched with new kit sponsor

Sports teams at Cheltenham Bournside sixth form have unveiled new sports kit, with a new sponsor to mark the return of competitive sport.

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Police and crime commissioner opens new university facility

The police and crime commissioner for Gloucestershire, Chris Nelson, has opened a new centre for professional policing students at the University of Gloucestershire.

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Gloucester Rugby learner shortlisted for award

A member of Gloucester Rugby’s HITZ education programme has been shortlisted for the Physical Activity Award at this year’s HITZ Awards.

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Banking apprenticeships from entry-level to Masters

Metro Bank staff are the first in the UK to complete the Masters level apprenticeship for senior banking professionals.

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University of Gloucestershire celebrates class of 2020 and 2021

The achievements of University of Gloucestershire graduates from 2020 and 2021 will be celebrated during two weeks of ceremonies.

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Professional body endorsement for Hartpury degree

Hartpury University’s BSc (Hons) sport and exercise nutrition programme has received endorsement from the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENR).

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Lunchtime diversity training

Inclusivity Works is offering a series of free, online lunchtime diversity sessions.

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Apprenticeship open evenings

Cheltenham-based Kohler Mira is holding two open evenings for prospective apprentices and their parents.

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Apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College

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

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HGV skills bootcamp

Gloucestershire College is offering an opportunity to work towards becoming an HGV driver.

Hartpury University and British Racing School Partnership launches Image

Hartpury University and British Racing School Partnership launches

The British Racing School and Hartpury University have officially launched their Horseracing Industry degree programme.

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Gloucestershire student tackles sustainability in business head-on

A year 12 student studying at Sir Thomas Rich’s School in Gloucester is gearing up to celebrate the first anniversary of his micro business.

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AccXel: Applications open now

Applications are open now at the UK'S first co-funded, industry led construction school.

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Record number of teenagers sign up to develop cyber skills

A record number of teenagers developed cyber security skills this summer with Cheltenham-based NCSC.

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Skills bootcamp in games technology – apply now!

UWE in Bristol is offering a free 16-week bootcamp in games technology to adults aged 19+ living in the South West.

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Learn with Pret

Employees of Pret can get more than a job – the opportunity to work towards qualifications with its in-house academy.

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Workshop: How to Prepare for Innovation

The Growth Hub in the Forest of Dean is holding a workshop on preparing for innovation next month.

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Food industry virtual meetings

Campden BRI is holding a number of virtual member interest groups (MIGs) for the food industry over the next few weeks.

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SGS College open event

SGS College is holding an open event for prospective students on Saturday November 27.

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John Lewis sets up driver training academy

The John Lewis Partnership will open an LGV Driver Academy next month to train drivers in 13 weeks to sit the DVSA LGV theory and practical safety tests.

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Renewed partnership will focus on helping people back into work post-pandemic

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has refreshed and re-signed its partnership agreement with the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP).

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Gloucestershire College open events

Gloucestershire College is holding open events at its Gloucester, Cheltenham and Forest of Dean campuses between November 8 and 15.

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Sport scholarship event highlights support for students

The University of Gloucestershire’s sports scholarships help talented athletes, officials and aspiring coaches achieve their goals across a wide range of sports, combined with any degree programme.

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Gloucestershire's Peer Networks extended to include three new cohorts

Gloucestershire’s successful Peer Networks programme has been extended to include three new cohorts.

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Gloucester Services Bridging the Gap to employment

Eight new participants had the opportunity to brush up on their employment skills, try out jobs and have a real interview at Gloucester Services last week.

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Free health and safety training courses

Businesses in the Forest of Dean and Cotswold districts are now able to access some health and safety training courses for free.

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Kickstart helps 100th young person onto rewarding career path

A hundred young people in Gloucestershire are now on their way to a fulfilling career, thanks to the county’s Kickstart Scheme.

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Can you sponsor a child to develop coding skills?

A brand new coding club for children has opened in Cheltenham.

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Department for International Trade webinar

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is holding a webinar in December about the support the DIT can provide to businesses.

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Job vacancies reach 20-year high

Job vacancies in the UK have hit a record high, according to recent official figures.

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Jobs fair coming to Gloucester

A jobs fair will take place at The Guildhall in Gloucester on Wednesday, November 3.

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Can you give business advice to school students?

Severn Vale School is looking for local businesspeople to support year 9 students for an event in December.

Be Inspired, Get Hired careers event Image

Be Inspired, Get Hired careers event

The Be Inspired, Get Hired in a Job You Love careers event takes place tomorrow (Tuesday October 19) at the newly opened Forest of Dean Growth Hub at Vantage Point.

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Tech sector looking overseas to fill skills gap

The number of tech vacancies is now 42 per cent higher than it was before the pandemic, with one in eight jobs in the UK now defined as being in the tech sector.

CyNam event full line-up announced Image

CyNam event full line-up announced

The full line-up has been announced for CyNam’s hybrid event next week (October 21).

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Ground-breaking RAU Cultural Heritage Institute opens its doors

The Royal Agricultural University’s new Cultural Heritage Institute in Swindon has officially opened to students.

Adults to be offered free technical courses Image

Adults to be offered free technical courses

Free courses will be offered to adults over 19 and in employment to help them rapidly upskill or retrain.

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Careers in care recruitment event

A recruitment event this Sunday (October 17) will showcase the wide variety of health and social care career opportunities available in the county.

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