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Alumni lead the way in careers education  Image

Alumni lead the way in careers education

The Crypt School in Gloucester is inviting alumni to help support and influence the careers choices of students.

Government commits £39bn to science superpower ambition  Image

Government commits £39bn to science superpower ambition

The Government has confirmed the allocations of the £39.8bn research and development budget for 2022-25, aimed at delivering the Innovation Strategy.

Construction school plans women-only cohort  Image

Construction school plans women-only cohort

The founders of a new £3 million industry-led construction training facility are planning a women-only training cohort this year.

Surgeon who performed landmark VR operation is guest speaker  Image

Surgeon who performed landmark VR operation is guest speaker

The surgeon who performed the world’s first virtual reality operation will be the guest speaker at an event hosted by University of Gloucestershire.

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Assistant site manager encourages more women into construction industry

Following International Women’s Day this week, (March 8), an assistant site manager is encouraging more women to enter the construction industry.

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Cyber training for charities and small organisations

Cheltenham-based NCSC is offering free cyber training for small organisations and charities.

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Learn cyber security or coding in 11 weeks

Gloucestershire College is offering free cyber security and coding courses.

Gloucestershire housing association encourages women to build a career in construction Image

Gloucestershire housing association encourages women to build a career in construction

In honour of International Women’s Day today (March 8), housing association Bromford is encouraging women to consider careers in the construction industry.

Royal Agricultural University announces exciting new progression agreement Image

Royal Agricultural University announces exciting new progression agreement

Students who successfully complete a new university foundation programme in agriculture will be guaranteed a place at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU).

Recognition for Gloucestershire schools for championing cyber skills Image

Recognition for Gloucestershire schools for championing cyber skills

Two Cheltenham schools are among eight schools nationally awarded recognition by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Gloucestershire student featured in painting commissioned by Royal Geographical Society Image

Gloucestershire student featured in painting commissioned by Royal Geographical Society

University of Gloucestershire postgraduate student Aimee Morse is proud to be featured in a specially commissioned painting by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS).

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Gloucestershire company director masterclass

The Growth Hub is holding a two-day event to help company directors sharpen their business growth skills.

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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.

Bream RFC welcomes first Hartpury student consultant  Image

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.

Digital resilience training for independent Cotswold businesses  Image

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.

University leads project to tackle higher education curriculum greenwash Image

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.

New pilot scheme to help Gloucestershire businesses innovate Image

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.

£1.9bn Kickstart scheme failed to deliver Image

£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.

Latest apprenticeship opportunities with SGS College Image

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.

Webinar will help organisations address cyber security challenges Image

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.

Gloucestershire College launches free cyber security and coding courses Image

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.

University offers work placements to students with learning difficulties Image

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.

Cirencester College open day and information evening Image

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.

Groundbreaking master’s degree to meet needs of industry Image

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).

Construction and trade apprenticeships at Gloucestershire College Image

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.

Firm marks anniversary with ambitious recruitment target Image

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.

Strong start for apprentices at Cheltenham firm Image

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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