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30 MAY

Eight Games Design students off to University

Eight games design students from Kidderminster College are celebrating after gaining places to study at University. The students, who have been studying Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Games Design and Development, are all going to Staffordshire University and aim to pursue careers in the industry. Tracey Lewis, programme leader for Games Design, said: “I am delighted that so many of our student...

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Eight Games Design students off to University
29 MAY

Two College students win national awards

Kidderminster College hair and beauty students have scooped two top awards at the National Hairdressing Federation awards.  Elisha Broome, 16, a full-time Level 1 learner, won first place in the blow drying competition. She also became the youngest ever hairdressing student to be chosen to work as part of the National Hairdressing Federation’s artistic team. Another student, Jessica L...

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Two College students win national awards
23 MAY

College works with Kidderminster Library to boost reading...

Kidderminster College and the town’s library have worked together to encourage students to read more by completing a Six Book Challenge. This is the third year the challenge has taken place and this year 120 students took part in the challenge compared to 85 last year. Jackie O’Brien, Learning Resource Co-ordinator, said: “We have been running this challenge for the past three ...

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College works with Kidderminster Library to boost reading...
22 MAY

College student set to gain top job in the Hotel industry...

A former Kidderminster College student is set to gain a top job in the hotel industry. Richard Johnson, 22, from Kidderminster studied a BTEC National Diploma in Travel and Tourism at the College and was so successful that he then gained a place at University to study for a degree in (BA) Hon(s) Hospitality Business Management. Richard is now nearing the end of his degree study at University Col...

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College student set to gain top job in the Hotel industry...
22 MAY

Two college students awarded Access to Higher Education Awards...

Access to Higher Education Learner Awards 2014 Two Kidderminster College students Max Carrington and Debbie Preece, have been awarded the Access to Higher Education Award 2014. Each year OCNWMR invite providers to nominate Access to Higher Education students for the annual learner awards. The awards are given to extraordinary individuals who are undertaking or have had inspirational Access to HE...

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Two college students awarded Access to Higher Education Awards...
12 MAY

Governors' Decision

Governors have agreed to a merger which will make Kidderminster College the newest division of NCG - one of the largest and most successful education and training groups in the country. From August 1st Kidderminster will become a part of NCG, ready for the start of the new term. College Principal Andy Dobson said: “This is a hugely exciting time for the college and will bring opportunitie...

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Governors' Decision
09 MAY

College students celebrate 'Best of British' with Avant Garde Hair & Beauty show...

Kidderminster College held a ‘Best of British’ Avant Garde Hair show on Wednesday 7th May which was a fabulous celebration of all things British! There were five categories celebrating everything iconic in Britain such as afternoon tea;  iconic landmarks including Tower Bridge and Big Ben; a designer category, celebrating those who have been influential in the world of fashion, ...

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College students celebrate 'Best of British' with Avant Garde Hair & Beauty show...
08 MAY

Kidderminster College nominations at the National Hair Federation awards…

Kidderminster College has been nominated for College of the Year at the National Hair Federation Central England 2014 Awards, along with two students who have also been nominated for awards. Student Clare Hatherill, from Elizabeth & Giovanni’s has been nominated for Junior Hairdresser of the Year with the salon also being nominated for Salon of the Year. Jessica Langridge has also been...

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Kidderminster College nominations at the National Hair Federation awards…
07 MAY

Health & Social Care Jobs Fair in our NEW Employability Hub...

Kidderminster College will be holding a Health & Social Care Jobs Fair on Thursday 22nd May. The jobs fair will be held in the college’s brand new Employabilty Hub and is an opportunity for people to find out about careers in care, training routes, apprenticeships, short courses and grants and funding. There will also be a number of local health and social care employers advertising re...

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Health & Social Care Jobs Fair in our NEW Employability Hub...
07 MAY

Find out how college students work with Brinton Park...

Kidderminster College invite you to Brinton Park on Wednesday 14th May to find out more about the work that the college students do at the park.  Kidderminster College work in conjunction the Wyre Forest District Council, the Emily Jordan Foundation and the local police, to carry out their work at the park. Find out more about the Land Based Studies students; see the plans for the NEW Emil...

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Find out how college students work with Brinton Park...