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Gender inequality in construction

Women could help to fill the estimated 210,000 vacancies in construction, but gender inequality is still a big issue in the industry.

Council remains committed to new technology in Berkeley Image

Council remains committed to new technology in Berkeley

Stroud District Council has confirmed its commitment to the regeneration of the Berkeley area, despite a lack of certainty from the Government.

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Gloucester company offers free cyber training for veterans

A Gloucester-based company is offering 50 fully-funded places for veterans to attend its virtual Cyber Academy workshop.

Cheltenham faces science and tech drain Image

Cheltenham faces science and tech drain

Cheltenham risks losing its science and tech firms due to talent shortages, according to new a report released today.

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SGS College open event

South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College is holding an open event on Saturday (October 15).

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University teaching programmes win fresh Government approval

University of Gloucestershire has successfully applied for teacher training reaccreditation, earning recognition for the quality of its programmes.

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Occupational therapist: Palliative care is a rewarding career

This Hospice Care Week (October 10-14), an occupational therapist at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice is highlighting the rewards of a career in palliative care.

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The Black Farmer to deliver RAU annual lecture during Black History Month

Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones MBE, The Black Farmer, is to deliver this year’s annual Bledisloe Lecture at the Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) Cirencester campus.

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Education charity appoints experienced farmer to board of trustees

A Gloucestershire-based charity has appointed Ian Pigott OBE as a trustee.

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Bid to build two new special schools in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire County Council is preparing an application to the Department for Education to establish two new special schools in the county.

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Business and graphics students collaborate with local designer

Cirencester College A Level students recently had the opportunity to collaborate with a local designer.

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Accountancy Academy for 6th formers

Cheltenham-based Hazlewoods is holding an Accountancy Academy for 6th formers during half term.

RAU’s new partner university opens in Uzbekistan Image

RAU’s new partner university opens in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s new International Agriculture University, a partnership with the Cirencester’s Royal Agricultural University (RAU), has officially opened.

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Construction firm to offer apprenticeships to prisoners

Construction firm Kier is one of the first employers in England to offer apprenticeship opportunities to prisoners.

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Exciting work experience opportunity

Gloucestershire Constabulary is offering a brand-new work experience programme, and applications open this week.

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Gloucestershire College open events

Gloucestershire College has a series of open events for prospective students coming up in November.

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County institutions are sustainability finalists

Two county institutions have made it to the finals of the Green Gown Awards.

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Hundreds secure caring jobs at recruitment event

More than 300 people attended a one-stop-shop recruitment event at Cheltenham Racecourse, with a large number fast-tracked into health and social care jobs.

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Hartpury University tops the chart

Hartpury has been named as the no.1 specialist STEM university for local growth and regeneration.

University’s role in regional growth and regeneration recognised Image

University’s role in regional growth and regeneration recognised

University of Gloucestershire’s role in supporting regional growth and regeneration has been recognised in the latest release of the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF).

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Gloucester Services employment skills course

Gloucestershire Gateway Trust is holding an employment skills course next week, for anyone interested in working at Gloucester Services.

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Skills Bootcamps are back at Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College is once again able to offer ambitious individuals a chance to fast-track to a new career for free from October.

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Solicitor completes training with Davies and Partners

Gloucester-based Davies and Partners is delighted to announce that Matthew Verrier has qualified as a solicitor, following the completion of his training.

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Legal firm grows its own talent

Eight newly qualified solicitors are celebrating securing permanent positions at Harrison Clark Rickerbys, following completion of the firm’s training programme.

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Time and money stop UK tradespeople pursuing further training

Almost half (45 per cent) of UK tradespeople want to do additional training, but are unable to do so because of barriers like time and finances.

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One Gloucestershire health and social care recruitment event

One Gloucestershire is holding a health and social care recruitment event on Wednesday (September 28).

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University ranks in top 10 for student experience

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester has been ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for the best student experience.

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Cirencester College open day

Cirencester College is holding an open day for prospective students next month.

University extends partnership with FA to run Women's High-Performance Football Centre Image

University extends partnership with FA to run Women's High-Performance Football Centre

University of Gloucestershire has renewed its partnership with the Football Association to operate a national Women’s High-Performance Football Centre.

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Education and training qualifications start next month

Adult Education in Gloucestershire has education and training courses available from October.

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Hazlewoods welcomes a record number of accounting apprentices

Hazlewoods accountants and business advisers have taken on a record number of apprentice recruits this year.

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University teaching quality best in South West

Hartpury University ranks first in the South West and sixth in the UK for teaching quality.

Gloucestershire College apprentice employer case study: Tomcat Image

Gloucestershire College apprentice employer case study: Tomcat

Gloucester-based Tomcat creates pioneering solutions to help children and adults with learning or sensory impairments to cycle.

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Freelance job ideas for students

Working as a freelancer while a student has two big advantages – work experience and money!

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Not too late to enrol at college

For students who aren’t enjoying year 12, there is still time to enrol at a college in Gloucestershire.

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Supermarkets most popular companies to work for

New research has revealed the top companies people want to work for right now.

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Retired people going back to work

Rising household bills mean people are coming out of retirement and going back to work.

Gloucestershire College celebrates four years in Cinderford Image

Gloucestershire College celebrates four years in Cinderford

It’s been four years since Gloucestershire College opened its Forest campus in Cinderford.

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County colleges pay tribute to Queen

Gloucestershire’s universities and colleges have paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth following her death yesterday.

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GCHQ seeks Russian speakers

Advanced Russian speakers are being sought by GCHQ as part of a Government recruitment drive in response to the war in Ukraine.

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New vice-chancellor for Hartpury

Professor Andy Collop has taken up the post of vice-chancellor, principal and CEO at Hartpury University and Hartpury College.

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