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Active games changing lives of young people in conflict with the law Image

Active games changing lives of young people in conflict with the law

Sport and physical games for young offenders makes a vital difference to their emotional stability, future education and employment opportunities, according to work being led by the University of Gloucestershire.

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Book now for college open evening

Students looking ahead to A-levels, T-levels and apprenticeships for September can book a place for Cirencester College’s open evening.

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Gloucestershire College apprenticeship case study: Digital marketing

Tree Shop welcomed a Gloucestershire College apprentice to the team last year, with an exciting job role combining a love of the outdoors with the skills of digital marketing.

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Book now for live uni advice

Prospective students thinking about university and the future can join UCAS/Discovery online next week.

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Timpson offers opportunities to convicted criminals

Shoe repair and key cutting specialist, Timpson, is offering convicted criminals the chance to work for the company.

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GCH welcomes three trainees

Gloucester City Homes (GCH) has taken on three local young people as trainees.

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Free maths or English course for over-50s

Free maths or English courses are back at SGS College for the over fifties.

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Apprenticeships at Cheltenham Borough Council

Applications are open at Cheltenham Borough Council for apprenticeships in a range of areas.

Cotswold businesses to receive skills boost Image

Cotswold businesses to receive skills boost

Businesses in the Cotswolds will benefit from a new programme to boost their digital skills and help them adapt to a changing business landscape as Covid-19 restrictions ease.

National Innovation Challenge offers £150k in prizes for BAME start-ups Image

National Innovation Challenge offers £150k in prizes for BAME start-ups

Innovative businesses from ethnic minority backgrounds have the chance to present their big ideas in front of global brands and investors through the Innovation Challenge.

Tewkesbury and Cheltenham lead the way as SMEs claim up to £40,000 through Scale Up 4 Growth Image

Tewkesbury and Cheltenham lead the way as SMEs claim up to £40,000 through Scale Up 4 Growth

Scale Up 4 Growth has received an astonishing number of applications for the scheme designed to help Gloucestershire businesses grow.

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Hartpury College is ranked no1 again in rugby study

Hartpury College is “quite simply unrivalled” at producing England U20 international rugby players, according to a new survey.

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Apprenticeships with SGS College

SGS College currently has 10 apprenticeships available with start dates in the next two months, in a range of industries.

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Masters degree will focus on animal welfare and legal system

A new postgraduate degree launched by Hartpury University focusing on animal welfare and the UK legal system will equip graduates with the expertise required for management roles within the animal welfare sector.

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Jobs at BiGDUG

Gloucester-based BiGDUG has a number of vacancies available for the right candidates now.

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Postgraduate open day

Bookings are now open for Hartpury University’s next postgraduate open day in July.

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Support for NQTs

A Gloucestershire business is offering free support to newly qualified teachers (NQTs) and those currently completing their teaching practice.

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Evening courses are back at Gloucestershire College

Evening courses for adults have restarted at Gloucestershire College, following the easing of lockdown restrictions.

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Leadership support service for nurses

A charity set up to support nurses is offering a safe and confidential space for nurses and midwives of all levels to decompress.

RAU 175 Alumni Lectures: The agri-food industry Image

RAU 175 Alumni Lectures: The agri-food industry

Cirencester’s Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is inviting students, staff, alumni, friends and well-wishers to its latest online lecture tomorrow (13th April).

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New Cheltenham youth work provider wanted to benefit young people

Up to £60k has been made available to commission a borough-wide youth work programme in Cheltenham for 12 months, starting this summer.

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Information session for health care apprenticeship

An apprenticeship information session is taking place soon for those interested in health care.

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Davies and Partners to host Essential Employment Law Update Seminar

Following what has been an extremely difficult year for many businesses, Davies and Partners specialist employment law team are holding an Essential Employment Law Update Seminar.

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Employers committed to supporting disabled workers

More than 2,200 employers in the South West have signed up to the Government’s flagship Disability Confident scheme to-date, showing their commitment to supporting disabled people in the workplace.

Unions hit out at 'miserly' 50p increase in Statutory Sick Pay Image

Unions hit out at 'miserly' 50p increase in Statutory Sick Pay

A 50p-per-week increase in Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) has been criticised by unions as "miserly".

Hartpury achieves top ranking in Research England evaluation Image

Hartpury achieves top ranking in Research England evaluation

Hartpury University has been ranked in the top 10% of universities in relation to the positive impact its specialist research and wide-ranging partnerships have on the local region.  

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Sustainability: University driving change through rethink of curriculum

The University of Gloucestershire is pioneering an innovative approach that will create a new generation of professionals equipped to tackle sustainability.

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FSB Small Business School virtual sessions

The Federation of Small Business (FSB) is running two online workshops for small businesses in April, in conjunction with University of West of England (UWE).

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Hartpury hedgehog expert featured on The One Show

Hartpury’s resident hedgehog expert Lucy Bearman-Brown shared her specialist knowledge with millions of TV viewers this week in a feature for the BBC’s The One Show.

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Games Careers Week – How to become a computer games developer

It’s a dream career for many young people, but how do you become a computer games developer?

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New industry-driven architecture, construction and environment courses

The University of Gloucestershire has launched a new set of BA/BSc undergraduate and MA/MSc postgraduate courses to train future professionals in architecture, construction and the environment.

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Gloucestershire College virtual open event

Gloucestershire College is holding a virtual open event on 26th to 28th April for students thinking of joining the college in September.

Hartpury develops ground breaking degree with British Racing School Image

Hartpury develops ground breaking degree with British Racing School

Hartpury University has teamed up with the British Racing School to develop the first degree of its kind to help staff working within UK horseracing enhance their career opportunities within the industry.

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Cheltenham company supports student in need

During the pandemic, students are having to overcome different and greater hardship and financial difficulties.

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Art as a prescription

The University of Gloucestershire has been working with specialist creative health charity, Artlift, to develop the largest dataset of arts on prescription participants in the world.

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Former Argos store will support job search

Gloucester’s former Argos store on Eastgate Street will be one of 80 temporary new Jobcentres nationally.

Equine students receive guidance on achieving success in sport and business Image

Equine students receive guidance on achieving success in sport and business

Hartpury University graduate and international eventer gave an inspiring presentation to Equine Academy students about how they can achieve their goals and ambitions in sport and business.

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College leading the way out of digital skills shortage ‘disaster’

Gloucestershire College is bucking the trend, following a report that the UK could face a “catastrophic gap” in digital skills.

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Video production company trains up five new staff with Kickstart Scheme

Five local young people are starting work in the media, thanks to Gloucester-based Dashing Bear Productions and the government’s Kickstart Scheme.

Business leaders urge PM to tackle growing disability employment gap Image

Business leaders urge PM to tackle growing disability employment gap

Business leaders have backed a call for the prime minister to deliver on his promise of a truly transformative National Strategy for Disabled People.

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Find the right job to suit you with Career Coach

Career Coach with GFirst LEP will help you find out which jobs and careers suit you.

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