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21 NOV

Learners get tips from top retailer...

Kidderminster College business learners have been given a real insight into the demands of modern consumers from a leading retailer. Dave Marshall, deputy manager of the Morrisons store in Rubery, visited the College to tell learners how supermarkets meet the ever-increasing demands of their customers. Elizabeth Brice, tutor at the College, said: “I am so pleased Dave was able to come in...

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Learners get tips from top retailer...
20 NOV

College strengthens links with schools

Kidderminster College is seeking to further strengthen its links with local schools by attending their careers events to offer pupils advice and support in knowing their future study options. The College has already attended 12 local careers events, including the inaugural one at Tenbury High Orminston Academy. Course tutors from subject areas including Hair & Beauty and Land Based Studies...

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College strengthens links with schools
20 NOV

Learners raise money for Children In Need

Kidderminster College learners have been busy raising money for the annual BBC Children In Need appeal. Darrel Tudge, 16, who is studying a Level 1 Computer course, held a sponsored 24-hour silence. His tutor David Salmon said: “Darrel hadn’t told us he was planning to do this but took it very seriously. He told us on the morning by using his mobile phone like a notepad and then he...

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Learners raise money for Children In Need
19 NOV

College students perform as part of BBC Radio 1Xtra Live event

Three Kidderminster College dancers have performed as part of the BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the NIA in Birmingham. The dancers were just three of 25 chosen at audition to be part of the warm-up act for R&B legend Mary J. Blige at the event on Saturday. They were Adam Fisher, from Dudley, who is studying the BTEC L3 Diploma in Dance as well as Tia Christopher, from Worcester, and Holli Whiteh...

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College students perform as part of BBC Radio 1Xtra Live event
18 NOV

Games design learners get tips on targeting market

Kidderminster College recently paid host to a visit from two members of the UK Games Rating Authority. Gianni Zamo and Ian Rice demonstrated to students the reasons for age ratings on video games and why some are rated as 18. Tutor Steve Rich said: “Our learners are able to put the information they gained from this presentation to good use - ensuring that the games they create themselv...

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Games design learners get tips on targeting market
17 NOV

Learners get tips from top retailer

Kidderminster College business learners have been given a real insight into the demands of modern consumers from a leading retailer. Dave Marshall, deputy manager of the Morrisons store in Rubery, visited the College to tell learners how supermarkets meet the ever-increasing demands of their customers. Elizabeth Brice, tutor at the College, said: “I am so pleased Dave was able to come in...

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Learners get tips from top retailer
16 NOV

College celebrates success at annual awards evening

Kidderminster College has recognised the success of learners and staff at its annual awards evening, with winners as diverse as a band with a top 20 single, an 80-year-old who has just gained a GCSE in Maths and the only female on a motor vehicle maintenance and repair course. College Principal Andy Dobson presented the awards along with Muff Murfin, owner of Sunshine Radio and Youthcom Radio. ...

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College celebrates success at annual awards evening
14 OCT

Businesswoman shares experiences with students

Kidderminster College has recently invited businesswoman Gilly Page to speak to students about how to become a successful entrepreneur. The College prides itself on providing skills fit for the workplace and Gilly, who makes and sells her own jewellery, is the first of a series of speakers who are coming into the College to share their experiences of working in the business world. Elizabeth Bric...

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Businesswoman shares experiences with students
13 OCT

MP opens The Point at Kidderminster College

Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier officially opened ’the Point’, a new one-stop jobs hub based in Market Street on Thursday. October 9 at 3pm. ‘the Point’ is an innovative and collaborative venture led by Kidderminster College in partnership with local organisations such as Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire Business Central aimed at ensuring more people in the Wyr...

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MP opens The Point at Kidderminster College
13 OCT

College holding open evening

Kidderminster College is opening its doors to prospective students on Monday, October 20, to showcase the courses and facilities on offer at the College. The event, running from 6pm to 8pm, will offer members of the public and potential students the chance to take a tour of the College and find out how they can gain the right skills needed to get employment or go onto Higher Education. Andy Dobs...

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College holding open evening