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  • Interview dates for full-time Borders College courses
    Arrangements have now been made for the majority of our new applicants to attend an interview for their chosen course.

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  • Courses Update - March 2017
    Borders College has some news announcements to make regarding courses and the application deadline.

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  • Extended guaranteed interview deadline
    Borders College has extended the ‘guaranteed interview deadline’ to Friday 31st March.

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  • Gamekeepers sample laser simulation training
    NC Gamekeeping students from Borders College were recently treated to some high tech simulated shotgun and firearm training, courtesy of BASC’s (British Association for Shooting and Conservation) state of the art laser shooting training programme, as used by the GB Olympic clay shooting team.

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  • Borders College helped me to ‘Think Fitness’
    Always keen to catch up with former students and staff and hear about their successes, Borders College recently took the time to have a chat with Greg Dalgleish.

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  • Helping you BUILD a career in the Construction Industry
    If building a wall like this wouldn’t drive you round the bend – then perhaps a career in the Construction Industry is for you.

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  • Students ‘mill’ it over at Heatherslaw
    Level 1 Hospitality Services students from Borders College recently enjoyed an industry visit to Heatherslaw Corn Mill, a working water mill with a milling history of over 700 years, situated in Cornhill-on-Tweed.

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  • Borders College Virtual Tour goes live
    Borders College has recently launched a new website featuring a virtual tour of the key areas around our Campus. Working with ProPhoto Company, a Scottish Borders’ Photography Business, we wanted to give our visitors the chance to see the great facilities we have in our Campus and ProPhoto’s Virtual Tour product seemed like the obvious choice.

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  • College’s response to Borders Railway scoops national marketing award
    Staff from Borders College attended the 2017 College Development Network (CDN) Marketing Awards last week, taking away the bronze award for the ‘Integrated Marketing Campaign’ category.

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  • We need your help to train the Hairdressers of the future...
    At Borders College we operate realistic salons to allow our students to learn the skills of the hairdressing industry.

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  • Modern Apprenticeships showcased
    As a new Principal, I have been impressed by the existing strong partnerships Borders College has with our local businesses which supports the development of our students.

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  • Kathryn tells us about being a Modern Apprentice
    What do you see yourself doing in 5 years’ time? At the moment I am happy working here at the Council and I’m not sure what I would like to do long term but I know that having this qualification should benefit me with whatever I decide to do.

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  • Thinking of taking on a Modern Apprentice?
    The College delivers a wide variety of Modern Apprenticeship opportunities across Edinburgh, Lothians and the Borders. We work with employers to develop appropriate training programmes to suit their organisational needs.

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  • Waverley Housing and Borders College MA-ke it happen
    Waverley Housing and Borders College continue to enjoy a fruitful and collaborative relationship, with another Modern Apprentice (MA) in the 2016/17 academic year recently completing their training through the support of both orga

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  • 1st year Engineering apprentices tell us their story
    Farne Salmon and Trout currently employ 5 Engineering Apprentices ranging from 1st year through to 4th year. 20 year old Damian Clowes and 18 year old Lewis McLachlan are mid-way through their 1st year but both had very different routes leading them to their apprenticeships.

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