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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.

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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.

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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.

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Kier launches degree apprenticeships

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

Gloucestershire professor investigates predators in new BBC series Image

Gloucestershire professor investigates predators in new BBC series

University of Gloucestershire’s Professor Adam Hart has launched the second series of a wildlife podcast on the BBC World Service’s Discovery channel.

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Research to bring farming communities together in net zero drive

University of Gloucestershire research has been awarded funding by the British Academy – the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social science.

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Latest apprenticeship opportunities with SGS College

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

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University proud to fly Pride flag for LGBT+ History Month

The Royal Agricultural University is proud to be flying the rainbow Pride flag from the flagpole at its Cirencester campus this month.

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Webinar will help organisations address cyber security challenges

A business specialist from cyber and information security consultancy, Ascentor, is the guest speaker for a webinar hosted by University of Gloucestershire.

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Gloucestershire College launches free cyber security and coding courses

Gloucestershire College is the first college in the region to launch brand new Level 2 online cyber security and coding short courses.

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University offers work placements to students with learning difficulties

Two students, who both have learning difficulties, have taken up placements at the Royal Agricultural University to help them get into paid work.

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Cirencester College open day and information evening

Cirencester College is holding information events for prospective students this spring.

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Help to Grow: Digital for SMEs

Small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) can access free advice on adopting digital technologies.

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Cheltenham Town Community Trust launches internet project for schools

Cheltenham Town Community Trust is working in partnership with CityFibre to deliver online and in-person teaching to school children in Cheltenham.

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National Star volunteer wins green award

National Star volunteer Ade McKie has won a national green award for inspiring young people with complex disabilities to learn more about sustainability.

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Gloucestershire apprentice encourages others to follow in his footsteps

A Gloucestershire apprentice is striding ahead in his career, since leaving Newent Community School in 2020.

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Groundbreaking master’s degree to meet needs of industry

University of Gloucestershire and wealth management company St. James’s Place are launching the UK's first specialist MBA in financial planning.

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DigiBus heading for Tewkesbury

Free digital learning sessions and workshops will be available on board the DigiBus around Tewkesbury over the next few weeks.

University working with Premier League club to offer new PhD Image

University working with Premier League club to offer new PhD

The University of Gloucestershire has unveiled a new co-funded PhD programme with Southampton FC.

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Three Hartpury alumni start for Wales in Six Nations clash

Three former Hartpury students will start for Wales this weekend, as they take on Scotland tomorrow (February 12).

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Construction and trade apprenticeships at Gloucestershire College

Applications are now open for a number of different construction and trade apprenticeship at Gloucestershire College for September 2022.

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Firm marks anniversary with ambitious recruitment target

A firm of chartered surveyors, which has an office in Gloucester, has stepped up its recruitment across the business.

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Strong start for apprentices at Cheltenham firm

During National Apprenticeship Week this week, a Cheltenham company is celebrating its apprentices.

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Principles of cyber security course

Gloucestershire College is offering a principles of cyber security short course for adults.

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Minister for skills visits SGS College

South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College recently hosted a visit from the minister for skills, Alex Burghart and MP for Stroud, Siobhan Baillie.

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FSB: Ditch NICs to boost apprentice numbers

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is urging the Government to look again at its planned increase to National Insurance Contributions (NICs).

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Stagecoach marks National Apprenticeship Week with highest ever number of apprentices

Stagecoach is marking National Apprenticeship Week this week by reaching its highest ever number of apprentices in employment.

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CyNam: Ecosystems, Collaboration and Partnership event

CyNam’s first learning and networking event of 2022 will take place next month.

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UoG applications open for new degree apprenticeships

The University of Gloucestershire is working with Zurich Insurance Group to deliver new degree apprenticeships in operations and IT.

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Free IT users course

Gloucestershire College is offering a free online IT course for adults aged 19+.

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Girls’ rugby team plays first ever competitive game

Cheltenham Bournside School’s U13 girls rugby team, The Bruisers, have played their first ever competitive fixture.

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Free NVQs for carpenters and bricklayers

For a limited time only, Gloucestershire College is offering free Level 3 NVQ courses in carpentry and bricklaying.

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Forest of Dean jobs and careers fair

The first Forest of Dean Growth Hub jobs and careers fair will take place in March.

Graduate aiming to set world first in outer space Image

Graduate aiming to set world first in outer space

University of Gloucestershire graduate Adam Stoner is aiming for the stars, in an attempt to inspire the next generation of scientists.

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GFirst LEP launches Skills Strategy for Gloucestershire

GFirst LEP’s employment and skills team has published a comprehensive Skills Strategy for Gloucestershire today (February 2).

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BPE designs training modules for new construction school

The team at Cheltenham-based BPE has designed two modules for AccXel, the UK’s first co-funded, industry-led construction school.

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