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Council supporting young people through new initiative Image

Council supporting young people through new initiative

Cotswold District Council has launched a programme to support young jobseekers between the ages of 16 and 25.

RAU student scoops prestigious agricultural bursary Image

RAU student scoops prestigious agricultural bursary

A student who took on his grandmother’s small herd of pigs has been awarded this year’s prestigious John Innes Foundation Bursary.

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Webinar will help connect businesses and cyber experts

The chairman and founding director of CyNam will discuss the support it gives the regional business community, at a webinar hosted by University of Gloucestershire.

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GWRT volunteer recruitment day

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust is holding a volunteer recruitment day this week (Saturday April 2).

Local businesses celebrate Inclusive Employer Awards Image

Local businesses celebrate Inclusive Employer Awards

Seven local businesses and organisations have just been awarded the Gloucestershire Inclusive Employer Award.

Lydney Jobs Fair – tomorrow! Image

Lydney Jobs Fair – tomorrow!

Lydney Jobs and Careers Fair takes place tomorrow (March 30) at Lydney library.

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SGS Berkeley Green UTC celebrates first Ofsted report

Staff and students at SGS Berkeley Green UTC are celebrating being a 'Good' school, following the school’s first ever Ofsted inspection.

University student named in Wales squad for Women’s Six Nations Image

University student named in Wales squad for Women’s Six Nations

University of Gloucestershire student Sisilia Tuipulotu looks set to make her Women’s Six Nations debut for Wales against Ireland on Saturday.

Public lecture on what we can learn from Nelson Mandela Image

Public lecture on what we can learn from Nelson Mandela

A University of Gloucestershire public lecture will examine what fast-growing cities can learn from Nelson Mandela’s South Africa in the post-apartheid era.

Hartpury hosts CBBC’s Operation Ouch! Image

Hartpury hosts CBBC’s Operation Ouch!

Pioneering jockey Khadijah Mellah paid a special visit to Hartpury, for the latest series of CBBC’s children’s education programme Operation Ouch!.

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Volunteers wanted to help in new police role

Gloucestershire Constabulary is looking for volunteers passionate about their local community, who are willing to step up and help.

Renishaw creates discovery boxes for county special schools Image

Renishaw creates discovery boxes for county special schools

Gloucestershire-based global engineering company, Renishaw, is helping nine local special schools across Gloucestershire with STEM subjects.

Latest apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College Image

Latest apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College

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

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University graduates win Royal Television Society awards

University of Gloucestershire film and television production graduates were among the winners at the Royal Television Society (RTS) West of England Students Awards 2022.

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University empowering young people to bring sustainability to Cheltenham

University of Gloucestershire is collaborating on a project to empower young people in Cheltenham to take positive sustainability action from school into their careers.

Digital skills training in the Cotswolds Image

Digital skills training in the Cotswolds

Free digital learning sessions and workshops will be available on board the DigiBus around the Cotswold district over the next two weeks.

Boost for Hartpury women’s football and futsal Image

Boost for Hartpury women’s football and futsal

Hartpury University’s Women’s Futsal team have won the BUCS Women’s Western Tier 1 League, following a hugely successful season.

Six boys to one girl in many areas of computing education Image

Six boys to one girl in many areas of computing education

Girls are now outnumbered six to one by boys across computer science classes, according to new research by the professional body for information technology.

Renishaw to host free educational STEM webinar Image

Renishaw to host free educational STEM webinar

Global engineering company, Renishaw, is hosting a free webinar for schoolchildren on Saturday (March 19) to celebrate British Science Week.

Criminal hackers set 'sites' on agricultural businesses Image

Criminal hackers set 'sites' on agricultural businesses

Poorly protected farming businesses need to take the threat of cyberattacks seriously, due to the damaging follow-on effects on the rest of the supply chain.

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Alumni lead the way in careers education

The Crypt School in Gloucester is inviting alumni to help support and influence the careers choices of students.

Government commits £39bn to science superpower ambition  Image

Government commits £39bn to science superpower ambition

The Government has confirmed the allocations of the £39.8bn research and development budget for 2022-25, aimed at delivering the Innovation Strategy.

Construction school plans women-only cohort  Image

Construction school plans women-only cohort

The founders of a new £3 million industry-led construction training facility are planning a women-only training cohort this year.

Surgeon who performed landmark VR operation is guest speaker  Image

Surgeon who performed landmark VR operation is guest speaker

The surgeon who performed the world’s first virtual reality operation will be the guest speaker at an event hosted by University of Gloucestershire.

Assistant site manager encourages more women into construction industry Image

Assistant site manager encourages more women into construction industry

Following International Women’s Day this week, (March 8), an assistant site manager is encouraging more women to enter the construction industry.

Cyber training for charities and small organisations Image

Cyber training for charities and small organisations

Cheltenham-based NCSC is offering free cyber training for small organisations and charities.

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Learn cyber security or coding in 11 weeks

Gloucestershire College is offering free cyber security and coding courses.

Gloucestershire housing association encourages women to build a career in construction Image

Gloucestershire housing association encourages women to build a career in construction

In honour of International Women’s Day today (March 8), housing association Bromford is encouraging women to consider careers in the construction industry.

Royal Agricultural University announces exciting new progression agreement Image

Royal Agricultural University announces exciting new progression agreement

Students who successfully complete a new university foundation programme in agriculture will be guaranteed a place at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU).

Recognition for Gloucestershire schools for championing cyber skills Image

Recognition for Gloucestershire schools for championing cyber skills

Two Cheltenham schools are among eight schools nationally awarded recognition by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Gloucestershire student featured in painting commissioned by Royal Geographical Society Image

Gloucestershire student featured in painting commissioned by Royal Geographical Society

University of Gloucestershire postgraduate student Aimee Morse is proud to be featured in a specially commissioned painting by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS).

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Gloucestershire company director masterclass

The Growth Hub is holding a two-day event to help company directors sharpen their business growth skills.

Entry level maths with SGS College Image

Entry level maths with SGS College

SGS College is offering a free eight-week entry level maths course for local people to study at home.

Bream RFC welcomes first Hartpury student consultant  Image

Bream RFC welcomes first Hartpury student consultant

Bream RFC’s new eco clubhouse has taken a step forward, welcoming its first student consultant from the innovative Hartpury Sports Business Hub.

Digital resilience training for independent Cotswold businesses  Image

Digital resilience training for independent Cotswold businesses

High street businesses in the Cotswold district can access one-to-one specialist support and a selection of pre-recorded webinars.

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Cyber security learning event

A capture the flag and cyber security learning event aimed at all levels will take place later this month.

Kier launches degree apprenticeships Image

Kier launches degree apprenticeships

Construction giant, Kier, has launched a degree apprenticeship programme.

University leads project to tackle higher education curriculum greenwash Image

University leads project to tackle higher education curriculum greenwash

University of Gloucestershire has won funding to lead a national project, aimed at driving up standards in sustainability education in universities.

Booking open for inaugural public lectures Image

Booking open for inaugural public lectures

University of Gloucestershire has announced a series of inaugural public lectures by leading academics, featuring a wide range of topical subjects.

New pilot scheme to help Gloucestershire businesses innovate Image

New pilot scheme to help Gloucestershire businesses innovate

The Growth Hub and GFirst LEP are launching a new pilot scheme to help drive innovation within Gloucestershire’s SME community.

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£1.9bn Kickstart scheme failed to deliver

A £1.9bn scheme to help young people into work has helped far fewer than hoped, according to a committee of MPs.

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