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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?

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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.

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Renishaw virtual work experience inspires future engineers

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

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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.

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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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Passion for helping animals leads to landmark honour at Hartpury

Gillian Tabor’s long-held passion for helping animals has helped her to make academic history at Hartpury University.

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Hygienic coating could help schools return safely

With the debate about when it is safe to reopen schools to all children rumbling on, a hygienic coating could significantly raise the hygiene levels for pupils and staff.

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Tips for starting a new job remotely

Since March last year, many people have been working remotely. And for some people that even means starting a new job and going straight into remote working.

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Social Work Week 8th-12th March 2021

This year’s Social Work Week, organised by Social Work England, takes place on 8th-12th March.

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Have you got what it takes to join the police?

Gloucestershire Constabulary is one of 24 forces across England and Wales taking part in a national campaign to recruit 20,000 new officers.

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Call for businesses to donate tech to support families during lockdown

Local councils are encouraging schools and businesses to sign up to the national business2schools scheme to help get more equipment out to families who may need it during lockdown.

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Pioneering reforms to boost skills and jobs

Landmark reforms that will transform post-16 education and training, boost skills and get more people into work, have been published by the government.

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Remote learning via YouTube

The ongoing pandemic means colleges have to find new ways to teach their students – and Gloucestershire College is embracing YouTube.

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Kickstarting jobs for young people in Stroud

Stroud District Council has pledged to help unemployed young people find work, as part of the government’s £2 billion Kickstart Scheme.

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The Road to Growth online business course

Looking to fast-track your business potential? The Growth Hub can help with its Road to Growth course.

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National Careers Service virtual careers fair

The National Careers Service has brought together speakers and resources for a virtual careers fair to showcase opportunities in different sectors, and help you figure out your next move.

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New scheme will give careers a Kickstart

As part of the government’s new Kickstart scheme, Gloucestershire County Council has brought together employers from all sectors to offer over 300 job opportunities to 16 to 24 year olds across the county.

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Local secondary schools connect through virtual careers fair

The careers and employability teams at Cleeve School and Cheltenham Bournside School are joining forces to deliver a virtual careers fair tomorrow (Thursday 21st January).

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Gloucestershire’s cyber apprenticeship partnership

Cheltenham-based CyNam is passionate about supporting the next generation of cyber and digital professionals. That’s why it has teamed up with Gloucestershire College.

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Building an active nation – the ‘Boing’ programme

The University of Gloucestershire is working on a project called Boing, a social enterprise designed to make physical activity more playful and inclusive for primary aged school children.

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Which is the most 'affordable' uni?

The University of Liverpool is the nation’s most affordable option for prospective students looking for the perfect mix of affordability and a quality higher education, according to new research.

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Could you be a firefighter?

Do you have what it takes to become a firefighter? Then Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) wants to hear from you.

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Professional training to support your business

If your business is faced with reduced numbers of staff, recruitment freezes and limited spend, you don’t need to press pause on your development.

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Aim high with careers in the aviation industry

Find out about careers in the aviation and aerospace sector next month with a series of online inspirational talks.

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New equine diploma at Hartpury

Hartpury College has launched a new qualification providing students with the specialised knowledge to pursue a number of rewarding careers within the equine industry.

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Gloucestershire College’s cyber security degree apprenticeship gets seal of approval

Approved by a panel of industry experts, Gloucestershire College’s cyber security degree apprenticeship, in collaboration with UWE Bristol, has been accredited with Tech Industry Gold.

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Postgraduate virtual open event

The University of Gloucestershire’s postgraduate open event on 26th January is going virtual.

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Spotlight on HR apprenticeships: Webinar for employers

Local employers are invited to join Gloucestershire College's Business Hub team on Wednesday 20th January to discover more about the college's Level 3 and 5 HR apprenticeship programmes.

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Digital Marketing degree apprenticeship helps businesses recover from pandemic

The University of Gloucestershire is speaking to employers about the benefits of developing digital marketer degree apprentices, as it prepares to take on its second cohort of learners.

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GEMonline launches timetable for January and February

The GEM Project aims to support people in Gloucestershire who are dealing with circumstances that may cause barriers to work and move them closer towards education, training or work.

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Renishaw early careers virtual event

Looking for a career in engineering? Renishaw can help point you in the right direction with its virtual event next week.

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University researches mental toughness in elite runners

New research at Hartpury University has raised the question of whether elite athletes competing in ultra-marathons possess higher levels of mental toughness than competitors in other sports.

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