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Gloucestershire charity backs outdoor campaign Image

Gloucestershire charity backs outdoor campaign

A Gloucestershire educational charity is supporting a national campaign to enable all children to have access to the outdoors during their school years.

Hartpury shortlisted in student choice awards Image

Hartpury shortlisted in student choice awards

Hartpury University has been shortlisted in five categories in this year’s Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA).

Introduction to Small Animal Care workshop Image

Introduction to Small Animal Care workshop

Gloucestershire College is offering a three-day workshop introducing small animal care roles.

Free event: How your local university can help your business grow Image

Free event: How your local university can help your business grow

The University of Gloucestershire is holding a free event in partnership with The Growth Hub Forest of Dean next month.

Apprentice engineering a road to a bright future   Image

Apprentice engineering a road to a bright future

A Gloucestershire apprentice who left school last summer is already a keen advocate of the apprenticeship route to employment.

Inaugural public lecture to address questions about sustainable agriculture Image

Inaugural public lecture to address questions about sustainable agriculture

Professor Julie Ingram will draw on her research in her inaugural public lecture on sustainable agriculture at University of Gloucestershire next week.

Gloucestershire College university level open events Image

Gloucestershire College university level open events

Gloucestershire College is holding open events for its university level courses in July.

Sharp fall in younger apprentices from poorer areas Image

Sharp fall in younger apprentices from poorer areas

Apprentices are now just as likely to come from affluent areas as poorer ones, following Government reforms five years ago.

Apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College Image

Apprenticeship vacancies at SGS College

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

Student-led tree-planting to improve campus biodiversity Image

Student-led tree-planting to improve campus biodiversity

Student-led action has resulted in an ecological boost to University of Gloucestershire campuses, with 105 native trees planted.

County teaching graduate wins Australian Education Award Image

County teaching graduate wins Australian Education Award

A University of Gloucestershire graduate has been named as a Teacher of the Year at the 2021 Australian Education Awards.

Graduation celebrates new generation of heritage heroes  Image

Graduation celebrates new generation of heritage heroes

The next generation of heritage tradespeople, helping to preserve the country’s rich history, have been recognised at a graduation ceremony.

DigiBus heads for Stroud Image

DigiBus heads for Stroud

Free digital learning sessions and workshops will be available on board the DigiBus in the Stroud district over the next few weeks.

Apprenticeship opportunities with Gloucestershire College Image

Apprenticeship opportunities with Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College has a number of apprenticeship vacancies available around the county.

University research awarded 500,000 euros in EU funding Image

University research awarded 500,000 euros in EU funding

Researchers at University of Gloucestershire have won 500,000 euros for a project aimed at improving knowledge exchange between rural businesses across Europe.

How to improve your sales approach workshop Image

How to improve your sales approach workshop

A free sales workshop for business owners, senior leaders and managers is being held in the Forest of Dean.

Paramedic students make a difference at Lilian Faithfull Care Image

Paramedic students make a difference at Lilian Faithfull Care

Sixteen paramedic students from the University of Gloucestershire spent time working at Lilian Faithfull Care in March.

University celebrates Good report on apprenticeships from Ofsted Image

University celebrates Good report on apprenticeships from Ofsted

Apprenticeships at University of Gloucestershire have received a Good rating on all aspects, in their first inspection by Ofsted.

Hartpury professor sheds light on exercise during Ramadan Image

Hartpury professor sheds light on exercise during Ramadan

A Hartpury professor has received praise from organisers and delegates after his keynote speech at a Ramadan conference in Birmingham.

Supporting progress in the construction industry Image

Supporting progress in the construction industry

Gloucester-based construction firm Elijah Willow Construction partners with Gloucestershire College as its apprenticeship provider.

Gloucestershire College open evening Image

Gloucestershire College open evening

Gloucestershire College is holding an open evening at its Gloucester campus in May.

Council supporting young people through new initiative Image

Council supporting young people through new initiative

Cotswold District Council has launched a programme to support young jobseekers between the ages of 16 and 25.

RAU student scoops prestigious agricultural bursary Image

RAU student scoops prestigious agricultural bursary

A student who took on his grandmother’s small herd of pigs has been awarded this year’s prestigious John Innes Foundation Bursary.

Webinar will help connect businesses and cyber experts  Image

Webinar will help connect businesses and cyber experts

The chairman and founding director of CyNam will discuss the support it gives the regional business community, at a webinar hosted by University of Gloucestershire.

GWRT volunteer recruitment day Image

GWRT volunteer recruitment day

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust is holding a volunteer recruitment day this week (Saturday April 2).

Local businesses celebrate Inclusive Employer Awards Image

Local businesses celebrate Inclusive Employer Awards

Seven local businesses and organisations have just been awarded the Gloucestershire Inclusive Employer Award.

Lydney Jobs Fair – tomorrow! Image

Lydney Jobs Fair – tomorrow!

Lydney Jobs and Careers Fair takes place tomorrow (March 30) at Lydney library.

SGS Berkeley Green UTC celebrates first Ofsted report  Image

SGS Berkeley Green UTC celebrates first Ofsted report

Staff and students at SGS Berkeley Green UTC are celebrating being a 'Good' school, following the school’s first ever Ofsted inspection.

University student named in Wales squad for Women’s Six Nations Image

University student named in Wales squad for Women’s Six Nations

University of Gloucestershire student Sisilia Tuipulotu looks set to make her Women’s Six Nations debut for Wales against Ireland on Saturday.

Public lecture on what we can learn from Nelson Mandela Image

Public lecture on what we can learn from Nelson Mandela

A University of Gloucestershire public lecture will examine what fast-growing cities can learn from Nelson Mandela’s South Africa in the post-apartheid era.

Hartpury hosts CBBC’s Operation Ouch! Image

Hartpury hosts CBBC’s Operation Ouch!

Pioneering jockey Khadijah Mellah paid a special visit to Hartpury, for the latest series of CBBC’s children’s education programme Operation Ouch!.

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Volunteers wanted to help in new police role

Gloucestershire Constabulary is looking for volunteers passionate about their local community, who are willing to step up and help.

Renishaw creates discovery boxes for county special schools Image

Renishaw creates discovery boxes for county special schools

Gloucestershire-based global engineering company, Renishaw, is helping nine local special schools across Gloucestershire with STEM subjects.

Latest apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College Image

Latest apprenticeship vacancies with SGS College

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

University graduates win Royal Television Society awards  Image

University graduates win Royal Television Society awards

University of Gloucestershire film and television production graduates were among the winners at the Royal Television Society (RTS) West of England Students Awards 2022.

University empowering young people to bring sustainability to Cheltenham Image

University empowering young people to bring sustainability to Cheltenham

University of Gloucestershire is collaborating on a project to empower young people in Cheltenham to take positive sustainability action from school into their careers.

Digital skills training in the Cotswolds Image

Digital skills training in the Cotswolds

Free digital learning sessions and workshops will be available on board the DigiBus around the Cotswold district over the next two weeks.

Boost for Hartpury women’s football and futsal Image

Boost for Hartpury women’s football and futsal

Hartpury University’s Women’s Futsal team have won the BUCS Women’s Western Tier 1 League, following a hugely successful season.

Six boys to one girl in many areas of computing education Image

Six boys to one girl in many areas of computing education

Girls are now outnumbered six to one by boys across computer science classes, according to new research by the professional body for information technology.

Renishaw to host free educational STEM webinar Image

Renishaw to host free educational STEM webinar

Global engineering company, Renishaw, is hosting a free webinar for schoolchildren on Saturday (March 19) to celebrate British Science Week.

Criminal hackers set 'sites' on agricultural businesses Image

Criminal hackers set 'sites' on agricultural businesses

Poorly protected farming businesses need to take the threat of cyberattacks seriously, due to the damaging follow-on effects on the rest of the supply chain.

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