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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.

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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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VIDEO: Aim High to find out about airport careers

Local aviation charity fly2help visits schools and colleges around Gloucestershire to showcase the careers in the aviation industry through its Aim High programme.

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Book your place: Gloucestershire College business breakfast

Local businesses are invited to join Gloucestershire College on February 17 for a morning of breakfast, networking and talks with guests Amazon Web Services.

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Apprenticeships with Renishaw

Engineering firm Renishaw has a number of IT apprenticeship vacancies available.

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Universities must end remote learning

The Government is calling on universities to be upfront about the amount of online learning students will receive.

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Former Gloucestershire College apprentices needed!

With National Apprenticeship Week just around the corner, Gloucestershire College is looking for help from former apprentices.

National Cyber Strategy promises skills drive and tougher legislation Image

National Cyber Strategy promises skills drive and tougher legislation

Cybersecurity is set to dominate industry decision-making and careers more than ever before, writes Professor Kamal Bechkoum.

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Free crypto currency workshop

The Growth Hub Stroud is offering a free crypto currency workshop next month.

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Tech roles in UK surpass pre-pandemic levels

The number of tech jobs in England and Wales reached record levels in 2021, according to a new report.

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International trade expert is guest speaker at webinar

A specialist adviser from the Department of International Trade is the guest speaker at the next University of Gloucestershire webinar.

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Agricultural universities team up on research plan

A new agricultural research partnership will be launched at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester today (January 27).

Gloucestershire Skills Expo coming to Gloucester Image

Gloucestershire Skills Expo coming to Gloucester

Three local colleges are joining forces for Gloucestershire Skills Expo next month.

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Apprenticeship open evening – opportunity for businesses

Gloucestershire College is hosting an event for school leavers, existing college students and anyone who is interested in an apprenticeship.

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National Apprenticeship Week: Speakers will provide insight

The chief executive of Gloucestershire Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of the keynote speakers at a free event hosted by University of Gloucestershire.

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Hartpury Rugby Academy alumni in Six Nations

Eleven former Hartpury students and Men’s Rugby Academy alumni have been named in teams ahead of this year’s Six Nations.

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Apprenticeships at St James’s Place

St James’s Place Wealth Management in Cirencester is holding an apprenticeship open evening next month.

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University graduates named as Six Nations match officials

Two University of Gloucestershire graduates have been awarded refereeing appointments at rugby union’s Guinness Six Nations Championship.

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Certificate of Future Technologies for business

The West of England Institute of Technology has developed the Certificate of Future Technologies for businesses.

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£4,000 incentive to teach at Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College is growing its team of lecturers and assessors to support the STEM sector.

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Training with Spirax Sarco

Cheltenham-based Spirax Sarco is offering specialised training to a range of businesses.

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Mentoring opportunities for business

Could you spare an hour or two a week to mentor and support young people?

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Apply now for National Legal Trainee Scheme

Applications are open now for law graduates looking to take the next step in their training.

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Employment & Skills Hub opportunities

The new Gloucestershire County Council Employment & Skills Hub has a number of opportunities for people looking to support others.

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Teacher training student awarded MBE

University of Gloucestershire student Rob Burrows was awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List, after helping to raise thousands of pounds to support rough sleepers.

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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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DigiBus heads for Cheltenham and Gloucester

Free digital learning sessions will be available on board the DigiBus in Cheltenham and Gloucester over the next few weeks.

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Seeking cyber expertise? Book now for free event

Businesses from all industry sectors have an opportunity to improve cyber knowledge at their organisation with University of Gloucestershire.

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College course helps ex-offenders start fitness career

South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College has started a course to help ex-offenders and former addicts start a career.

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New head appointed at Forest High School

Alan Dane has been appointed as the new headteacher of The Forest High School in Cinderford, following the anticipated retirement of John Whitehead.

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UoG research may find answers to causes of human diseases

New University of Gloucestershire research aims to increase understanding of human diseases, potentially leading to better treatments in the future.

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