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RAU open events

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester is holding open events later this month.

Dame Fiona Reynolds to chair RAU governing council Image

Dame Fiona Reynolds to chair RAU governing council

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE has been appointed as the chair of the governing council of the Royal Agricultural University (RAU).

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First Cirencester College student to complete Level 4 PR course

A former Cirencester College apprentice has become the first person to complete a Level 4 apprenticeship in PR and communications at the college.

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Apprentice incentive payments of up to £4,000 until end of month

If your business has ever considered taking on an apprentice, now could be the time to take the plunge.

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Tarmac launches biggest ever recruitment drive

Tarmac, the sustainable construction materials business, has announced the biggest graduate and apprenticeship recruitment drive in its history.

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National call-up for Gloucestershire netball players

Two University of Gloucestershire students have been selected to play netball at the highest level of student sport in England.

Severn Stars appoint new manager ahead of Superleague netball season Image

Severn Stars appoint new manager ahead of Superleague netball season

Severn Stars – an elite sport partnership between University of Gloucestershire and the University of Worcester – has appointed a new general manager of the Vitality Netball Superleague franchise.

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Former Hartpury student praised for lifesaving actions

A former Hartpury University student has received an award from the South West Ambulance Service, after saving the life of a man trapped in a burning building.

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Apprenticeship opportunities with SGS College

SGS College has a number of apprenticeship vacancies in the county available with a January start.

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University of Gloucestershire student crowned British judo champion

University of Gloucestershire student Chloe Robyns-Landricombe has been crowned British champion in the showpiece finale to the domestic judo season.

Hartpury University and College appoints new vice-chancellor and principal Image

Hartpury University and College appoints new vice-chancellor and principal

Hartpury University and Hartpury College has appointed its next vice-chancellor, principal and CEO.

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Kindness of King’s School community

Families from King’s School in Gloucester have been providing much needed support to those in the community most affected by the pandemic.

Site manager paves the way for new playground equipment at Churchdown school Image

Site manager paves the way for new playground equipment at Churchdown school

A local site manager helped an infant school in Churchdown save thousands of pounds, after excavating a derelict playground, ready for new play equipment.

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Construction and trade apprenticeships with Gloucestershire College

Looking to recruit a construction or trade apprentice - or have someone in mind who would benefit from an apprenticeship?

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Hartpury alumna named women’s rugby player of the year

Zoe Aldcroft, a former student of both Hartpury University and Hartpury College, has been named World Rugby’s women’s player of the year.

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International cyber business joins Cheltenham cyber hub

Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed an agreement as an anchor tenant for Hub8’s Gloucestershire College office space in Cheltenham.

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Paralympian shares extraordinary story with students

Paralympic gold medallist Kylie Grimes gave an inspirational talk to students and staff from the University of Gloucestershire.

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UK’s first industry-led construction school opens its doors

AccXel construction school in Cinderford will today (December 9) welcome VIP guests to celebrate its launch, as it pioneers a new way in construction education.

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New research programme supported by University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire is a member of a South West consortium of universities supporting a new programme for the research leaders of the future.

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Register for webinar on cyber security and environmental impact

Decisions affecting the cyber security industry made at the recent COP26 will be the focus of University of Gloucestershire’s upcoming webinar.

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Gloucestershire schools best in South West

Gloucestershire has some of the best state secondary schools in the South West - according to The Sunday Times Parent Power rankings.

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Digital skills training in Gloucester this week

Want to improve your IT skills? Jump onboard the DigiBus!

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Council hits apprenticeship target

Cheltenham Borough Council is delighted to have welcomed five new apprentices to the council this year.

University and business collaborations fell in early days of pandemic Image

University and business collaborations fell in early days of pandemic

University and business collaboration were down by nearly a third in the early part of the pandemic, according to new data published today (December 3).

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Training skilled railway workers for the future

Gloucestershire College and Betaris Training are training the next generation of skilled railway workers, with a free course starting in January.

Hartpury University introduces new professional certificate  Image

Hartpury University introduces new professional certificate

A new professional certificate of higher education in agricultural enterprise management is set to be introduced by Hartpury University.

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Director of GCHQ receives honorary doctorate from university

University of Gloucestershire’s relationship with GCHQ was celebrated as Sir Jeremy Fleming, director of GCHQ, received an honorary doctorate of science.

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Cirencester College teams up with UoG for lecture

Two of the county’s biggest educational establishments teamed up for a sociology lecture recently.

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Digital skills bootcamp: Last few places available now!

There are just a few places left on Gloucestershire College’s new skills bootcamp in digital.

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Support to find a job in Gloucestershire

The Employment and Skills Hub is a resource for anyone in Gloucestershire, provided by GFirst LEP and Gloucestershire County Council.

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Apprenticeship opportunities with SGS College

SGS College has a number of apprenticeships available in the county right now.

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Free cyber security workshop for SMEs

Gloucestershire College is hosting a free cyber security workshop for local SMEs in January.

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Sign up now for construction trainee programme

Applications are open now for AccXel’s first groundworks trainee programme.

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First graduates for partnership between UoG and St. James’s Place

A master’s degree programme developed by University of Gloucestershire and St. James’s Place has celebrated its first graduates.

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New staff sought as ISD Solutions predicts major growth in 2022

Gloucester-based coldstore and composite panel specialist, ISD Solutions, is continuing a recruitment drive in anticipation of major growth.

Cirencester College launches UK’s first archaeology apprenticeships  Image

Cirencester College launches UK’s first archaeology apprenticeships

Cirencester College is working to support the first group of archaeological technician apprentices in the UK.

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Peer Networks: Last chance to apply for 2021!

It’s not too late to join Peer Networks for 2021. It’s a chance to meet fellow business leaders in similar sectors or situations to help solve challenges together.

Driving instructors and prison officers in demand Image

Driving instructors and prison officers in demand

Driving instructors, prison officers and forklift truck drivers are some of the jobs in greatest demand, according to the latest figures.

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Bank of England joins launch of university’s industry-led programmes

The Bank of England’s agent for the South West spoke at the launch of a range of new courses at the University of Gloucestershire.

Hartpury postgraduate programme earns CIMSPA accreditation Image

Hartpury postgraduate programme earns CIMSPA accreditation

Hartpury University’s MSc sports management has been accredited by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

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Gloucestershire College Traineeships: Apply now!

For 16 to 24 year olds who need support to reach their career goals, it’s not too late!

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