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19 JAN

Former College learner shares experiences

Former Kidderminster College learner Toni Palmer-Young visited current students to share her experiences of continuing her studies at University. Toni, who studied Level 3 Business, is now in the second year of her studies at Cardiff Metropolitan University where she is doing a degree in Events Management. She told current Level 3 Business learners that the course she did prepared her well for...

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Former College learner shares experiences
19 JAN

College learners solve murder

Public Service learners from Kidderminster College helped to solve a murder as part of their studies. The students, all taking a Level 3 course in the subject, took part in a Crime Scene Investigator Experience at Staffordshire University. Course tutor Paul Tonks said: “A murder had taken place in the halls of residence and the students were immediately drafted in to help with the invest...

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College learners solve murder
13 JAN

Take the Six Book Challenge...

The Learning Resource Centre at Kidderminster College are launching the annual Six Book Challenge.  Learners will be invited to read six books between February and April, then there will be a presentation ceremony, where each participant who completes the challenge will be awarded a certificate and a small prize. The theme this year is ‘Read anything. Read anywhere’&n...

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Take the Six Book Challenge...
19 DEC

Anything Goes!

Creative Industries students from Kidderminster College have been showcasing their talents this week in a stunning Musical Theatre performance of Anything Goes. Hayley Jones stole the show in the lead role of Reno Sweeney, alongside many other talented performers in a highly professional production. Set aboard the cruise liner S.S. American, nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route...

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Anything Goes!
19 DEC

College twins on top at British Championships

Two Kidderminster College judo stars took gold and silver at the Junior British Championship. Twins Rachel and Sally Moon, who are both studying BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Activities) at the College and compete for Wolverhampton Judo Club, took first and second in the under 78kg category. Sally said: “Fighting together is hard, because we know what each other is going to do, but we have...

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College twins on top at British Championships
18 DEC

First social media apprentice hired

Kidderminster College’s first social media apprentice has just completed her training and hopes to secure a full-time position with the company where she has been working. Emily Hyde, 19, from Kidderminster, completes her 18-month contract with Hewett Recruitment in March and, during her time there, she has set up a company twitter account which already has 1,000+ followers, improved thei...

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First social media apprentice hired
15 DEC

Learner gains dream job at computer giant

A former Kidderminster College learner is celebrating after landing a dream job at one of the world’s largest computer corporation. Jamie Lee Coleman, 22, from Stourport, completed the Level 3 National Diploma in Information Technology in June 2011 at the College which specialises in vocational courses. His final grade was outstanding and he gained distinctions for all modules and Distinc...

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Learner gains dream job at computer giant
11 DEC

Students raise money for Kemp Hospice in Santa Fun Run...

The Santa Fun Run last weekend saw 340 Santas running through Kidderminster to raise money for Kemp Hospice. Once again Kidderminster College put in a team, which included students from Sport (Outdoor Activities), Sport & Exercise Science and HND Public Services. This year proved to be the fastest team with their finishing times for the 10km run being within a respectable range of 51mins - ...

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Students raise money for Kemp Hospice in Santa Fun Run...
09 DEC

NEW! Part-time Prospectus

DON'T MISS OUT! We have a wide, creative, interesting range of both job-related and recreational courses during the year so there is most probably, a course for you. We've highlighted some courses that are starting in January. If you are interested in joining us, we'd really recommend booking your place now as courses are filling fast! JOB-RELATED COURSES IN: - Accountancy - Hairdressing- ...

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05 DEC

Well Being Day in January...

On Tuesday 13th January Learner Services has organised A Well Being Day to promote healthy lifestyles, advice shops and support for all our learners. There will be a range of organisations and activities in Reception including -Smoking Cessation Service -Drink Aware -Kidderminster Youth Centre -Citizens Advice Bureau -Counselling Services -Health MOTs -Homelessness and Housing Support -...

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Well Being Day in January...