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University of Gloucestershire joining forces to help narrow digital skills gap in South West Image

University of Gloucestershire joining forces to help narrow digital skills gap in South West

It is among a consortium of universities, colleges, councils, enterprise partners and Deloitte working together in the South West to respond to the UK’s digital skills gap.

A record year of success for SGS College A-Level students Image

A record year of success for SGS College A-Level students

The past 2 years have been exceptionally challenging for students, teachers and the wider community.

Training courses for healthcare workers and carers with Tidal Training Image

Training courses for healthcare workers and carers with Tidal Training

Starting in September, this series of training courses have been set up to support local healthcare businesses and to build confidence in the delegates in completing mandatory training.

University of Gloucestershire involved in £10.5m research into how trees tackle climate change Image

University of Gloucestershire involved in £10.5m research into how trees tackle climate change

The University of Gloucestershire and Imperial College London are coordinating new research announced by UK Research and Innovation exploring ways in which trees can help address climate change.

Hartpury supergrooms at the heart of equestrian medal success Image

Hartpury supergrooms at the heart of equestrian medal success

Hartpury University and College alumni continue to play a supporting role across a number of sports at Tokyo 2020, including equine.

Top award for lecturer Image

Top award for lecturer

A University of Gloucestershire lecturer is celebrating after being awarded the title of National Teaching Fellow today (5th August).

University of Gloucestershire pioneers new mental health programme Image

University of Gloucestershire pioneers new mental health programme

The University of Gloucestershire is proud to be a founder member of the University Mental Health Charter Programme, which was launched today to support students and staff.

Hartpury College and University well represented in Tokyo Image

Hartpury College and University well represented in Tokyo

28 staff and students from Hartpury University and Hartpury College will be in Japan this summer to compete, officiate or support the British team in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Former Hartpury football academy manager heads up new FA programme Image

Former Hartpury football academy manager heads up new FA programme

Hartpury's former Junior and Senior Football Academy Manager Steve Guinan is heading up a new FA initiative.

Top student satisfaction rating for SGS College Image

Top student satisfaction rating for SGS College

SGS College was ranked third in the South West for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey.

Cyber Skills Bootcamps available to all Image

Cyber Skills Bootcamps available to all

Whether you are employed, self-employed or unemployed, you can join a cyber Skills Bootcamp with Gloucestershire College.

4 in 5 young adults in the South West now putting personal growth on par with career progression Image

4 in 5 young adults in the South West now putting personal growth on par with career progression

More than fourth fifths (84%) of university students surveyed in the South West want personal growth opportunities as much as career progression

Brockworth to get new £9.5m special school Image

Brockworth to get new £9.5m special school

The school will mainly cater for children with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, but will also support children with autism and speech, language and communication needs.

University of Gloucestershire launches new MA for budding screenwriters Image

University of Gloucestershire launches new MA for budding screenwriters

Do you want to know what makes Quentin Tarantino and Greta Gerwig award winners, or understand how Michaela Coel and Jed Mercurio create addictive storylines?

An education with a difference with Gloucester Rugby Image

An education with a difference with Gloucester Rugby

If school or college isn’t the right thing, Gloucester Rugby’s HITZ education programme offers an alternative for 16-18-year-olds.

Gloucestershire College: Vacancies still available for September Image

Gloucestershire College: Vacancies still available for September

For students looking for their next steps after GCSEs or A Levels, Gloucestershire College still has some limited places left for September.

Apprenticeships available now at SGS College Image

Apprenticeships available now at SGS College

Whether you want to work as a teaching assistant, in IT, business or as a tradesperson, South Gloucestershire & Stroud (SGS) College has an apprenticeship available.

Hartpury’s learning community rated in top 25 per cent by students Image

Hartpury’s learning community rated in top 25 per cent by students

Hartpury University is rated among the top 25 per cent in the UK in two categories in the 2021 National Student Survey.

Apprentice nominated for top award Image

Apprentice nominated for top award

Gloucestershire-based Snape Contracting has nominated one of its apprentices for the 'Rising Star' award as part of the 2021 National Apprenticeship Awards.

University of Gloucestershire launches Skills Bootcamps to connect people to employment   Image

University of Gloucestershire launches Skills Bootcamps to connect people to employment

The University of Gloucestershire is one of 13 providers set to deliver new national Skills Bootcamps as part of an Institute of Coding-led programme.

Maintaining progress in tackling youth unemployment is vital Image

Maintaining progress in tackling youth unemployment is vital

Extending the Kickstart Scheme is vital to addressing youth unemployment, according to the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB).

Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force looks to accelerate take-up of apprenticeships Image

Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force looks to accelerate take-up of apprenticeships

Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force has launched a new survey of employers to understand how apprenticeships can support business recovery.

T Levels: A practical alternative to A Levels Image

T Levels: A practical alternative to A Levels

As results day approaches, students across the county will be considering their next steps – and it doesn’t have to be A Levels!

Make a difference to elderly people in the county Image

Make a difference to elderly people in the county

Lilian Faithfull Care is looking for people to join its team of over 420 staff.

Bill promises right to flexible working from the start Image

Bill promises right to flexible working from the start

A bill that proposes to give workers the right to flexible working from the first day of employment has received wide cross-party support.

Ribston Hall teachers set to retire after cumulative 49 years  Image

Ribston Hall teachers set to retire after cumulative 49 years

Ribston Hall High School is set to say farewell to two of its longest standing members of staff as they head into retirement.

University of Gloucestershire wins major international award for sustainability project Image

University of Gloucestershire wins major international award for sustainability project

It has won the award by empowering students to tackle pressing global issues.

Gloucestershire College unveils new multi-million cyber and engineering facilities Image

Gloucestershire College unveils new multi-million cyber and engineering facilities

Gloucestershire College has revealed the brand new cyber and engineering facilities at its Cheltenham campus, part of the West of England Institute of Technology.

County apprentices runners up in national competition Image

County apprentices runners up in national competition

Apprentices from Renishaw, representing Gloucestershire College and UWE, were named runners up in the Engineers Without Borders competition.

Hotel recruitment day Image

Hotel recruitment day

Queens Hotel in Cheltenham is holding a recruitment day this Friday (9th July).

University of Gloucestershire forms groundbreaking £3.6m post-Brexit partnership Image

University of Gloucestershire forms groundbreaking £3.6m post-Brexit partnership

The University of Gloucestershire is joining forces with a German university to establish an institute for cyber security and digital innovation in Germany.

Ice cream factory launches new traineeship opportunity Image

Ice cream factory launches new traineeship opportunity

Gloucester’s Unilever ice cream factory in Gloucester is opening its doors to local young people with a new traineeship programme.

The Cotswold Challenge for young entrepreneurs Image

The Cotswold Challenge for young entrepreneurs

Students in years 11-13 with a great idea for a product or service have just a week left to enter The Cotswold Challenge.

£1m investment in Gloucestershire science labs Image

£1m investment in Gloucestershire science labs

Denmark Road High School in Gloucester has been awarded £1.15 million to build two new science labs and three new classrooms.

University helps disabled people through £5m therapy and sport centre Image

University helps disabled people through £5m therapy and sport centre

Researchers from the University of Gloucestershire have joined forces with a new charity centre to investigate how hydrotherapy and other treatments can help disabled people.

Harrison Clark Rickerbys online cyber conference Image

Harrison Clark Rickerbys online cyber conference

Cheltenham-based Harrison Clark Rickerbys solicitors is holding an online cyber conference later this year.

Gloucestershire nursing degree students impress Lilian Faithfull hosts Image

Gloucestershire nursing degree students impress Lilian Faithfull hosts

Health Education England has invited the University of Gloucestershire to its national conference in July where the university will run a workshop alongside Lilian Faithfull Care.

#LaptopsForLearning receives huge boost thanks to global IT company Image

#LaptopsForLearning receives huge boost thanks to global IT company

An international IT services company has donated 50 laptops to schools in Cheltenham, with the No Child Left Behind charity and local IT company Infrastar.

RAU webinar: Understanding people in the agriculture sector Image

RAU webinar: Understanding people in the agriculture sector

Are you a farmer or innovator who wants to make sure your product sells?

NexusGlos offers careers advice to young people Image

NexusGlos offers careers advice to young people

GFirst LEP Education and Skills Team has launched the new NexusGlos portal, offering support to young people considering their next steps.

AccXel to offer JCB trainee programme Image

AccXel to offer JCB trainee programme

Gloucestershire’s brand new construction training centre will offer the UK’s first JCB plant operation trainee programme.

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