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Young innovators raise £144,000 for family wellbeing app  Image

Young innovators raise £144,000 for family wellbeing app

A family wellbeing app, co-founded by a Newent-based graduate, has raised £144,000 in crowdfunding.

Aldi donates 4,800 meals to Gloucestershire charities Image

Aldi donates 4,800 meals to Gloucestershire charities

Aldi supported charities in Gloucestershire during the school summer holidays by donating more than 4,800 meals to people in need.

Gloucestershire graduate joins star-studded BBC cast to support young people  Image

Gloucestershire graduate joins star-studded BBC cast to support young people

A University of Gloucestershire graduate has been appointed as an ambassador for a national BBC scheme aimed at improving the confidence of young people.

FSB: New education secretary must start with focus on skills for small businesses  Image

FSB: New education secretary must start with focus on skills for small businesses

Small firms in England are being held back by poor vocational skill provision in schools, according to the latest FSB research, published today (September 2).

Business West to run Local Skills Improvement Plan  Image

Business West to run Local Skills Improvement Plan

Business West, one of the largest Chambers of Commerce in the UK, has been chosen to run the Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) in Gloucestershire.

Apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College Image

Apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College

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

GCHQ wants more women in coding Image

GCHQ wants more women in coding

GCHQ is to fund short courses in data and software to help women into coding and cyber security.

Cheltenham Bournside School students celebrate GCSE success Image

Cheltenham Bournside School students celebrate GCSE success

There were happy faces at Cheltenham Bournside school as this year’s GCSE results were revealed.

SGS Berkeley Green UTC students celebrate fantastic results Image

SGS Berkeley Green UTC students celebrate fantastic results

Students performed exceptionally well in their specialist Engineering and Digital Technology courses.

Top grades for hard working King’s School Gloucester students Image

Top grades for hard working King’s School Gloucester students

Students at the King’s School in Gloucester celebrated the school’s best results.

Fantastic results for Year 13 students at Berkeley Green UTC Image

Fantastic results for Year 13 students at Berkeley Green UTC

Berkeley Green UTC is a STEM specialist school offering technical qualifications in Engineering, Digital Technologies, and Cyber Security.

Exam success for Cheltenham student with health condition Image

Exam success for Cheltenham student with health condition

19-year-old Ethan Noble from Brockworth has achieved an exceptional set of A Level results, while battling with a long-term health condition.

Places still available at Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester Image

Places still available at Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester

After a busy day of enquiries from those receiving exam results, RAU is encouraging students to take their time and think through all their options.

Gloucestershire students celebrate A Level results Image

Gloucestershire students celebrate A Level results

Students across Gloucestershire are celebrating the end of two years’ hard work, with their A Level results.

Construction apprenticeships score highly with school leavers Image

Construction apprenticeships score highly with school leavers

Students across Gloucestershire receiving their A-Level results are being urged to consider an apprenticeship in construction by Barratt Developments.

Students at forefront of making music festivals accessible Image

Students at forefront of making music festivals accessible

Two music business graduates from University of Gloucestershire have helped to create a series of videos aimed at improving accessibility to major festivals.

Differences between school and college Image

Differences between school and college

With GCSE and A Level results just around the corner, some students will be opting to leave school and start college.

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen wears shirts produced by university students on TV Image

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen wears shirts produced by university students on TV

University of Gloucestershire fashion design students produced the shirts worn by Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen in his latest series of Changing Rooms.

Latest apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College Image

Latest apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College

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

RAU hosts major equine nutrition conference Image

RAU hosts major equine nutrition conference

The 10th European Workshop on Equine Nutrition (EWEN) will take place at the RAU in Cirencester later this month.

The exam-free route into university Image

The exam-free route into university

Distance learning provider, Open Study College, has launched a new qualification for those looking for a career in the police, legal and criminology sectors.

Gloucestershire College invests £80k in new groundworks facilities Image

Gloucestershire College invests £80k in new groundworks facilities

Gloucestershire College is to start work on new groundworks facilities for students at its Cheltenham campus.

Over-50s quitting workforce is fuelling inflation Image

Over-50s quitting workforce is fuelling inflation

An exodus of over-50s who quit work during the pandemic is fuelling wage inflation, says the boss of John Lewis.

University expert: Business in desperate need of cyber graduates Image

University expert: Business in desperate need of cyber graduates

A University of Gloucestershire cyber expert has warned that employers in Gloucestershire are finding it difficult to recruit technical graduates to meet demand.

Hundred Heroines looking for volunteers Image

Hundred Heroines looking for volunteers

Organisers of a Gloucester photography exhibition at the end of the month are looking for volunteers.

University: Loan moves can impact footballers’ performance  Image

University: Loan moves can impact footballers’ performance

University of Gloucestershire has carried out the first study of its kind to examine the stress felt by professional footballers when they are loaned out to play for other teams.

First students graduate from RAU’s Cultural Heritage Institute Image

First students graduate from RAU’s Cultural Heritage Institute

The first students have graduated from the Royal Agricultural University’s state of the art Cultural Heritage Institute, based in the former carriage works in Swindon.

Kids’ coding brand to relieve back to school stress Image

Kids’ coding brand to relieve back to school stress

Code Ninjas is working to relieve any pressures felt by children already feeling overwhelmed by going back to school.

University celebrates ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted for teacher training Image

University celebrates ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted for teacher training

University of Gloucestershire’s teaching primary and secondary programmes have been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Rugby Sevens stars fly flag for Hartpury at Commonwealth Games Image

Rugby Sevens stars fly flag for Hartpury at Commonwealth Games

Six Hartpury students and alumni took part in the Rugby Sevens competition at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

College recommends summer bucket list for students Image

College recommends summer bucket list for students

With school, college and university finished for the year, one college in the county has some tips for students for over the summer.

Apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College Image

Apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College

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

Wild Campus is Environmental Project of the Year  Image

Wild Campus is Environmental Project of the Year

A project to create wildlife habitats across Cirencester’s education quarter has won Environmental Project of the Year at the Cirencester Business and Community Awards.

Train the trainer safeguarding workshops Image

Train the trainer safeguarding workshops

Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board is holding two train the trainer workshops for organisations with150 employees or more, which wish to have their own internal safeguarding or MCA trainer.

Students kayak 200 miles to raise pollution awareness Image

Students kayak 200 miles to raise pollution awareness

A team of Cirencester College students has successfully kayaked the length of the River Thames to raise awareness of water pollution.

Students experience life at Gloucestershire Airport Image

Students experience life at Gloucestershire Airport

Earlier this month, students from Balcarras, Chosen Hill and Winchcombe Schools enjoyed a week’s work experience at Gloucestershire Airport.

University graduates swim Channel in memory of late friends Image

University graduates swim Channel in memory of late friends

University of Gloucestershire graduates Gail Taylor and Teresa Hogsbjerg have swum the English Channel in memory of two of their best friends.

SGS Berkeley Green UTC students shine in tech challenge Image

SGS Berkeley Green UTC students shine in tech challenge

Students from SGS Berkeley Green UTC came third in the regional First Tech UK’s, Freight Frenzy Challenge.

Adult Education in Gloucestershire free online courses Image

Adult Education in Gloucestershire free online courses

Adult Education in Gloucestershire is offering a series of free online distance learning courses.

College awarded gold for cyber security education Image

College awarded gold for cyber security education

Gloucestershire College has received a gold award from the NCSC for delivering the highest standard of cyber security education.


University signs up to provide safe haven for refugees Image

University signs up to provide safe haven for refugees

University of Gloucestershire has reaffirmed its commitment to providing a safe and supportive community for refugees.

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