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New Teaching School Hubs announced for Gloucestershire Image

New Teaching School Hubs announced for Gloucestershire

Two Cheltenham schools will provide expert advices to other schools in the county, following an announcement by the government.

National Apprenticeship Week: One in five tradespeople consider apprentices more important than ever Image

National Apprenticeship Week: One in five tradespeople consider apprentices more important than ever

A third of companies and tradespeople (31 per cent) who regularly hire apprentices feel that the programme has been made harder due to the pandemic.

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National Apprenticeship Week: Co-op to improve opportunities for BAME candidates

The Co-op is set to improve employment opportunities for individuals from under-represented groups, by channelling money from big businesses to smaller firms.

New head of animal and agriculture excited about Hartpury’s future Image

New head of animal and agriculture excited about Hartpury’s future

The new head of animal and agriculture at Hartpury University is relishing the opportunity to enhance its reputation as a leader in industry-led research.

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National Apprenticeship Week: Aldi to recruit more apprentices

During National Apprenticeship week this week, discount retailer Aldi has announced it will recruit more than 200 apprentices this year.

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National Apprenticeship Week: Azets, Renishaw, Dowty and EG Carter celebrate success

During National Apprenticeship Week this week, local companies are reassuring young people that they are still taking apprentices on, despite the pandemic.

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Exercise videos have positive impact on pupil experience and focus

A series of exercise videos for children produced by a Hartpury University PhD student has had a positive impact on classroom behaviour.

Innovative agri-tech jobs for the future at Hartpury Image

Innovative agri-tech jobs for the future at Hartpury

Hartpury University and College have a number of jobs for the future, working on an innovative new project, available to applicants right now.

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Council supports local employers with apprenticeship training

Gloucestershire County Council has funded training for nearly 150 apprentices in local businesses since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Record number of entries for biosciences essay competition

This year’s University of Gloucestershire biosciences essay competition drew a record number of entries, with 207 essays received from 57 different schools across the country.

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New milestone reached for digital apprenticeships

The number of digital apprentices going through end-point-assessment by the industry’s professional body has increased ten-fold over the past two years, new figures show.

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National Apprenticeship Week: Build the Future with Apprenticeships event

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in the South West is holding an online event tomorrow (Tuesday 9th February) to tie in with National Apprenticeship Week.

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County students to benefit from world-class facilities and new free schools

Students at two Gloucestershire schools will benefit from learning in world-class education facilities, after the government announced the first participants in a new £1billion transformation programme.

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Gloucestershire Hospitals celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Over 75 per cent of apprentices at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust go on to find permanent work there, according to the latest figures.

National Apprenticeship Week: Amazon creates 1,000 apprenticeships Image

National Apprenticeship Week: Amazon creates 1,000 apprenticeships

Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week next week, Amazon has announced it is recruiting more than 1,000 apprentices.

Hartpury wins national agriculture award Image

Hartpury wins national agriculture award

Hartpury has again been judged among the cream of the crop in the UK agriculture industry, after landing another national award.

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Books and comics donated to county kids

A Gloucestershire-based reading charity has donated books and comics to support the county’s children.

National Apprenticeship Week: A reminder of our work future after lockdown Image

National Apprenticeship Week: A reminder of our work future after lockdown

Apprenticeships are a hugely important part of the economy and are crucial for businesses of all sizes for long term growth.

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Students turn to technology with university choices

The latest university and college application and acceptance figures from UCAS show the continued popularity of STEM subjects shows no sign of waning.

Digital job surgeries launched to help 160,000 Brits get back into work Image

Digital job surgeries launched to help 160,000 Brits get back into work

More than 150,000 jobseekers across Britain will benefit from new employment support, helping them build their interview skills, find local vacancies and quickly get back into work.

Hospice’s hope for future as it welcomes new fundraising apprentices Image

Hospice’s hope for future as it welcomes new fundraising apprentices

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on both the job market and charity fundraising activities, Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice has appointed two new apprentices to its fundraising team.

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Cyber security apprentices make a difference

The cyber security profession has a global shortage of expertise available.

New rowing club will help students fulfil potential Image

New rowing club will help students fulfil potential

Hartpury has launched its first-ever competitive rowing club aimed at providing students with more opportunities to train and compete in a high-level environment.

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ITV launches trainee scheme

ITV Studios has announced a new Production Trainee scheme, which will fast-track new and diverse talent into a variety of roles.

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Online event to help job prospects

Whether you are in a job at risk, have been made redundant, or would just like to improve your future job prospects, Adult Education Gloucestershire can help.

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Find out more about degree apprenticeships

To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week (8 to 14 February), the University of Gloucestershire will join a panel discussion: Degree Apprenticeships, Understanding the Opportunities.

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Short courses at Gloucestershire College

Sometimes you need to brush up on your workplace skills or learn something new – and Gloucestershire College has the courses to suit you.

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National Careers Week – One month to go!

With so much uncertainty around, it feels like National Careers Week (1st-6th March) will be needed more than ever in 2021.

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Hartpury rugby alumni out in force at Six Nations

Hartpury’s world-renowned reputation for producing rugby talent has seen 11 alumni named in international squads for the men’s 2021 Guinness Six Nations Championship.

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Join the creators and makers of the future with Gloucestershire College

If you're aiming for a career in the ever-growing engineering, cyber and computing industries, Gloucestershire College, part of the West of England Institute of Technology, is the place to develop after your college course or A Levels.

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National Apprenticeship Week: Gloucestershire College’s essential guide to apprenticeships

During National Apprenticeship Week 2021, Gloucestershire College's Business Hub team invites you to virtually join them to discover apprenticeships and the incredible impact they are having across the county.

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Top job hunting tips for graduates

Like so many other areas, the graduate job market in the UK has been drastically changed by Covid-19, so how can graduates find a job in 2021?

Broadband speed more important than ever for university students Image

Broadband speed more important than ever for university students

Under the current Covid restrictions, students’ reliance on the internet is greater than ever, with many restricted from visiting their campus for the foreseeable future.

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Final year journalism students gain a mentor

Students on journalism courses at the University of Gloucestershire have been guaranteed an industry mentor for the whole of their final year.

Renishaw virtual work experience inspires future engineers Image

Renishaw virtual work experience inspires future engineers

Gloucestershire-based global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, is running a virtual UK work experience programme in 2021.

Network Engineer Apprenticeship at Gloucestershire College Image

Network Engineer Apprenticeship at Gloucestershire College

Looking to upskill your existing employees into more senior roles within your business? Gloucestershire College’s Level 4 Network Engineer Apprenticeship programme provides a specialised training route.

BT Group to take on hundreds of apprentices Image

BT Group to take on hundreds of apprentices

BT Group today (27th January) announced plans to recruit more than 400 apprentices and graduates for its September 2021 intake.

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From Middle Earth to the Lost Horizon

Students from the University of Gloucestershire School of Media were treated to a zoom talk last week by virtual reality and visual effects pioneer Ollie Rankin, connecting in from Los Angeles.

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Universities delay new innovation-driven projects in lockdown

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption to many universities’ activities that help to drive innovation in the economy.

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Discover National Apprenticeship Week

During National Apprenticeship Week (8th-12th February), UCAS will be holding a week of online sessions about what it’s like to study while working.

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Five transferable skills employers are looking for

Whether you are a school leaver, a graduate, unemployed or looking for a change in career direction, transferable skills can really make you stand out from the crowd.

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