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Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force looks to accelerate take-up of apprenticeships Image

Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force looks to accelerate take-up of apprenticeships

Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force has launched a new survey of employers to understand how apprenticeships can support business recovery.

T Levels: A practical alternative to A Levels Image

T Levels: A practical alternative to A Levels

As results day approaches, students across the county will be considering their next steps – and it doesn’t have to be A Levels!

Make a difference to elderly people in the county Image

Make a difference to elderly people in the county

Lilian Faithfull Care is looking for people to join its team of over 420 staff.

Bill promises right to flexible working from the start Image

Bill promises right to flexible working from the start

A bill that proposes to give workers the right to flexible working from the first day of employment has received wide cross-party support.

Ribston Hall teachers set to retire after cumulative 49 years  Image

Ribston Hall teachers set to retire after cumulative 49 years

Ribston Hall High School is set to say farewell to two of its longest standing members of staff as they head into retirement.

University of Gloucestershire wins major international award for sustainability project Image

University of Gloucestershire wins major international award for sustainability project

It has won the award by empowering students to tackle pressing global issues.

Gloucestershire College unveils new multi-million cyber and engineering facilities Image

Gloucestershire College unveils new multi-million cyber and engineering facilities

Gloucestershire College has revealed the brand new cyber and engineering facilities at its Cheltenham campus, part of the West of England Institute of Technology.

County apprentices runners up in national competition Image

County apprentices runners up in national competition

Apprentices from Renishaw, representing Gloucestershire College and UWE, were named runners up in the Engineers Without Borders competition.

Hotel recruitment day Image

Hotel recruitment day

Queens Hotel in Cheltenham is holding a recruitment day this Friday (9th July).

University of Gloucestershire forms groundbreaking £3.6m post-Brexit partnership Image

University of Gloucestershire forms groundbreaking £3.6m post-Brexit partnership

The University of Gloucestershire is joining forces with a German university to establish an institute for cyber security and digital innovation in Germany.

Ice cream factory launches new traineeship opportunity Image

Ice cream factory launches new traineeship opportunity

Gloucester’s Unilever ice cream factory in Gloucester is opening its doors to local young people with a new traineeship programme.

The Cotswold Challenge for young entrepreneurs Image

The Cotswold Challenge for young entrepreneurs

Students in years 11-13 with a great idea for a product or service have just a week left to enter The Cotswold Challenge.

£1m investment in Gloucestershire science labs Image

£1m investment in Gloucestershire science labs

Denmark Road High School in Gloucester has been awarded £1.15 million to build two new science labs and three new classrooms.

University helps disabled people through £5m therapy and sport centre Image

University helps disabled people through £5m therapy and sport centre

Researchers from the University of Gloucestershire have joined forces with a new charity centre to investigate how hydrotherapy and other treatments can help disabled people.

Harrison Clark Rickerbys online cyber conference Image

Harrison Clark Rickerbys online cyber conference

Cheltenham-based Harrison Clark Rickerbys solicitors is holding an online cyber conference later this year.

Gloucestershire nursing degree students impress Lilian Faithfull hosts Image

Gloucestershire nursing degree students impress Lilian Faithfull hosts

Health Education England has invited the University of Gloucestershire to its national conference in July where the university will run a workshop alongside Lilian Faithfull Care.

#LaptopsForLearning receives huge boost thanks to global IT company Image

#LaptopsForLearning receives huge boost thanks to global IT company

An international IT services company has donated 50 laptops to schools in Cheltenham, with the No Child Left Behind charity and local IT company Infrastar.

RAU webinar: Understanding people in the agriculture sector Image

RAU webinar: Understanding people in the agriculture sector

Are you a farmer or innovator who wants to make sure your product sells?

NexusGlos offers careers advice to young people Image

NexusGlos offers careers advice to young people

GFirst LEP Education and Skills Team has launched the new NexusGlos portal, offering support to young people considering their next steps.

AccXel to offer JCB trainee programme Image

AccXel to offer JCB trainee programme

Gloucestershire’s brand new construction training centre will offer the UK’s first JCB plant operation trainee programme.

Degree apprenticeship recognised by NCSC Image

Degree apprenticeship recognised by NCSC

Gloucestershire College is delighted to be the first college in England to offer a degree apprenticeship recognised by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Supported Internships: Employers needed! Image

Supported Internships: Employers needed!

A SGS College scheme to help young people with disabilities into work is looking for more employers to offer placements around the county.

AccXel will bring diversity into construction Image

AccXel will bring diversity into construction

A brand new construction training centre in Gloucestershire is set to bring diversity into the industry in the county and beyond.

New master’s degree to enhance physical therapies for horse riders Image

New master’s degree to enhance physical therapies for horse riders

A new Hartpury University master’s degree is the first of its kind in the UK, tailored to enhancing therapy and rehabilitation treatment for riders, whilst prioritising the welfare of horses.

Poeton pioneers brand new NVQ for apprenticeship scheme Image

Poeton pioneers brand new NVQ for apprenticeship scheme

Apprentices at Poeton Gloucester will have the opportunity to be among the first to undertake a brand new NVQ specific to the surface treatment industry.

Funded training vital to ease driver skill shortage  Image

Funded training vital to ease driver skill shortage

Food supplies could be at risk this summer, according to Logistics UK, without urgent support for the logistics industry.

Careers at Tayntons Image

Careers at Tayntons

Gloucester-based Tayntons has a range of vacancies for solicitors and legal executives, for candidates ranging from six months PQE to a head of department.

Students’ great lockdown idea scoops £2,500 investment Image

Students’ great lockdown idea scoops £2,500 investment

Two Royal Agricultural University students have used their time during lockdown to come up with a business idea, which has secured them a £2,500 investment.

Kickstart vacancies still available in county Image

Kickstart vacancies still available in county

Gloucestershire College has around 200 Kickstart vacancies available to young people in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean.

£2.6m boost for community and adult skills in Gloucestershire Image

£2.6m boost for community and adult skills in Gloucestershire

Later this month, Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet is set to approve a £2.6 million boost for adult and community learning in the county.

Students put business knowledge into action to support charity Image

Students put business knowledge into action to support charity

Enterprising students have applied the knowledge gained on business management programmes at Hartpury University to support a lifesaving charity.

Hartpury University open day  Image

Hartpury University open day

Hartpury University is holding on open day on Saturday 26th June.

Top secret scientists to be recruited Image

Top secret scientists to be recruited

The Government is on the lookout for scientists as part of its efforts to combat threats from China and Russia.

Study for IT degree in Cheltenham Image

Study for IT degree in Cheltenham

Why move across the country, when you can study for your degree locally with one of the UK's top 30 universities for computer science?

Hub8 and Gloucestershire College to launch £1m innovation centre in Cheltenham Image

Hub8 and Gloucestershire College to launch £1m innovation centre in Cheltenham

Two organisations at the forefront of Gloucestershire’s cyber-tech ecosystem have formed a partnership to supercharge growth of the sector.

IoD launches search for new South West chair Image

IoD launches search for new South West chair

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is recruiting a new chair to lead its South West region, as the current chair comes to the end of his term this autumn.

National Star virtual jobs fair Image

National Star virtual jobs fair

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at National Star, or what sort of jobs are available?

Beware of fake job ads Image

Beware of fake job ads

With so many people out of work following the pandemic, sadly the fraudsters are looking to cash in with fake job ads.

New research will inform best practice in dairy industry Image

New research will inform best practice in dairy industry

New ground breaking research is underway at Hartpury University to enhance the health, welfare and milk production of dairy herds and inform best practice in the industry.

Cyber cluster reveals full line-up for leading cyber security event   Image

Cyber cluster reveals full line-up for leading cyber security event

As the UK prepares to fully ease lockdown restrictions, CyNam, has announced the full line-up for its next virtual event, on Thursday (10th June).

Apprenticeships at Barnwood Construction Image

Apprenticeships at Barnwood Construction

Barnwood Construction has a number of apprenticeship vacancies available.

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