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New Innovation Lab to be launched by Gloucestershire Libraries Image

New Innovation Lab to be launched by Gloucestershire Libraries

A new space will be opened at Gloucester library later this month, with technical expertise to boost skills and support employment.

Free skills webinars Image

Free skills webinars

BT is holding a series of free online events this month to help jobseekers.

Gold medal Paralympian visits Berkeley students Image

Gold medal Paralympian visits Berkeley students

A Paralympics gold medallist has visited students in the county to talk about the way technology supports Paralympians.

DWP joins forces with Tesco Image

DWP joins forces with Tesco

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is joining forces with big companies like Tesco.

Call for Cotswold businesses to support young people Image

Call for Cotswold businesses to support young people

Cotswold District Council is calling on businesses in the area to support young people aged 16-25 who aren’t currently in education, employment or training.

Council welcomes new apprentices Image

Council welcomes new apprentices

Cheltenham Borough Council has welcomed three new apprentices to the team this week.

Lucozade partners with Apprentice Nation to inspire youth Image

Lucozade partners with Apprentice Nation to inspire youth

Soft drink brand Lucozade has announced a new multi-year partnership with Apprentice Nation, the youth development platform.

Apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College Image

Apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College

Looking for an apprenticeship for the new term? SGS College has a number of vacancies in the county.

Subsidised traditional skills training in the Forest of Dean Image

Subsidised traditional skills training in the Forest of Dean

An organisation which runs traditional building skills courses in the Forest of Dean will be able to offer subsidised places.

Police call handler recruitment window opens Image

Police call handler recruitment window opens

Ever fancied being a police call handler? You can apply next week, but you will need to ask fast!

E G Carter commits to the future with new apprentices Image

E G Carter commits to the future with new apprentices

Gloucester-based E G Carter & Co Ltd has taken on a record number of new apprentices this year.

Gloucester & Cheltenham Jobs Fair coming soon Image

Gloucester & Cheltenham Jobs Fair coming soon

Kingsholm Stadium will host the Gloucester & Cheltenham Jobs Fair later this month.

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Hartpury virtual open events

As one academic year begins, thoughts immediately turn to the next and Hartpury has two virtual open events this month.

£2.55 million government funding for new college building Image

£2.55 million government funding for new college building

Cirencester College has been successful in gaining funding for a new T-level building from the T-level Capital fund.

It’s not too late to receive £4,000 for a new apprentice Image

It’s not too late to receive £4,000 for a new apprentice

If you’ve been thinking of hiring an apprentice, now is the time to act.

Back to school, back to normal Image

Back to school, back to normal

As schools across the UK prepare to return over the next few days, the education secretary said children must return to a normal experience.

SGS College late applicants open event Image

SGS College late applicants open event

It’s not too late to secure a place at SGS College for September.

Clearing is still open in Gloucestershire Image

Clearing is still open in Gloucestershire

It’s not too late to get to university in Gloucestershire this year, with clearing still open at both the University of Gloucestershire and Hartpury University.

Get all the furlough facts you need Image

Get all the furlough facts you need

Not sure about the current situation with furlough? You can get all the facts you need from a HMRC webinar next week.

New job opportunities coming to Gloucester thanks to local business Image

New job opportunities coming to Gloucester thanks to local business

A local automotive business has launched a recruitment drive creating new job opportunities in the area, as it continues to expand its operations.

Training more staff is key to reducing PCR testing costs  Image

Training more staff is key to reducing PCR testing costs

Technology innovator Credersi has teamed up with Covid testing solutions company DAM Health to create the world’s first virtual reality Covid-19 lab training syllabus.

Kickstart Scheme is simplified for employers Image

Kickstart Scheme is simplified for employers

The government’s Kickstart Scheme to help 16-24 year olds into work, has been made simpler for employers.

Cheltenham Borough Council joins South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network Image

Cheltenham Borough Council joins South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network

The five apprenticeships are offered in the council’s finance, communications, licensing and building control teams.

UoG professor joins new tree planting scientific advisory group Image

UoG professor joins new tree planting scientific advisory group

The Group has been established to provide expert scientific input to inform the England tree planting programme.

Hartpury postgraduate degrees ranked top in UK Image

Hartpury postgraduate degrees ranked top in UK

Hartpury University has been ranked number one in the UK by full-time postgraduate students in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2021.

Hartpury University investing in staff to enhance student experience Image

Hartpury University investing in staff to enhance student experience

Hartpury University has made two appointments to its senior leadership team, as part of its continuing focus on the student experience.

Kickstart vacancies across the county with Gloucestershire College Image

Kickstart vacancies across the county with Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College has nearly 200 paid Kickstart vacancies up for grabs across the county.

Insight into construction careers with Open Doors 2021 Image

Insight into construction careers with Open Doors 2021

Registrations are now open for employers to take part in Open Doors 2021, helping to close the skills gap in construction.

Housing advice officer open evening Image

Housing advice officer open evening

Stroud District Council is holding an open evening on Wednesday (18th August) about vacancies in its housing advice team.

SkillZONE receives £10K grant to improve young people’s safety Image

SkillZONE receives £10K grant to improve young people’s safety

Funding from Great Western Railway will be used to upgrade a rail simulator in Gloucester aimed at improving children's safety at level crossings.

Renishaw apprentices secure second place in prestigious awards Image

Renishaw apprentices secure second place in prestigious awards

The apprentices were challenged to create an engineering brief based on real-world problems that would improve the lives of the people living in two towns in northern Peru.

University of Gloucestershire joining forces to help narrow digital skills gap in South West Image

University of Gloucestershire joining forces to help narrow digital skills gap in South West

It is among a consortium of universities, colleges, councils, enterprise partners and Deloitte working together in the South West to respond to the UK’s digital skills gap.

A record year of success for SGS College A-Level students Image

A record year of success for SGS College A-Level students

The past 2 years have been exceptionally challenging for students, teachers and the wider community.

Training courses for healthcare workers and carers with Tidal Training Image

Training courses for healthcare workers and carers with Tidal Training

Starting in September, this series of training courses have been set up to support local healthcare businesses and to build confidence in the delegates in completing mandatory training.

University of Gloucestershire involved in £10.5m research into how trees tackle climate change Image

University of Gloucestershire involved in £10.5m research into how trees tackle climate change

The University of Gloucestershire and Imperial College London are coordinating new research announced by UK Research and Innovation exploring ways in which trees can help address climate change.

Hartpury supergrooms at the heart of equestrian medal success Image

Hartpury supergrooms at the heart of equestrian medal success

Hartpury University and College alumni continue to play a supporting role across a number of sports at Tokyo 2020, including equine.

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Top award for lecturer

A University of Gloucestershire lecturer is celebrating after being awarded the title of National Teaching Fellow today (5th August).

University of Gloucestershire pioneers new mental health programme Image

University of Gloucestershire pioneers new mental health programme

The University of Gloucestershire is proud to be a founder member of the University Mental Health Charter Programme, which was launched today to support students and staff.

Hartpury College and University well represented in Tokyo Image

Hartpury College and University well represented in Tokyo

28 staff and students from Hartpury University and Hartpury College will be in Japan this summer to compete, officiate or support the British team in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Former Hartpury football academy manager heads up new FA programme Image

Former Hartpury football academy manager heads up new FA programme

Hartpury's former Junior and Senior Football Academy Manager Steve Guinan is heading up a new FA initiative.

Top student satisfaction rating for SGS College Image

Top student satisfaction rating for SGS College

SGS College was ranked third in the South West for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey.

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