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  • College duo head to Rugby World Cup
    As the summer slowly makes itself known many students and lecturers look forward to final exams and assessments, but for 18 year old HND Coaching and Developing Sport student Rory Darge, the next few weeks is a time for him to once again represent his country in the Rugby Under 20s World Cup in France.

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  • Disposal of surplus equipment (2 x iMacs)
    Disposal of surplus equipment (2 x iMacs)

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  • Gin tasting raises over £500 for Doddie’s Foundation
    Students from the NC Administration and IT course at Borders College recently held a successful Gin Tasting Evening in conjunction with students and staff from the Catering and Hospitality department, and Lilliard Gin.

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  • Highers starting in August 2018
    Highers starting in August 2018 Community Day and Evening Courses

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  • Borders College students make an exhibition of themselves
    Staff and students from the graphic design and art and design courses at Borders College are busily preparing for their highly anticipated end of year exhibition which showcases the creative work of the students.

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  • Lamont visits ‘impressive’ Borders College Construction Hub
    Borders College’s new Construction Hub has been branded “impressive” by local MP John Lamont who paid a visit last week.

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  • Downhill students racing towards bright futures
    The successful integration of learning with outdoor experiences is widely believed to help people to focus and reflect on their learning, as well as being good for overall wellbeing. If you’re the type of person who benefits from flexibility in your learning and you have a passion for mountain biking, the full-time Mountain Biking programme at Borders College could just be the course for you.

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  • Are you meeting your First Aid responsibilities?
    Horse riding is an extremely popular and healthy activity for people of all ages and is a diverse, family-friendly sport. It extends from amateur and community participation to international involvement.

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  • Partnership working reaps rewards for Eyemouth young engineers
    An innovative partnership between Borders College and Eyemouth High School which aims to change current views about engineering, and present it as a fascinating, relevant and dynamic career choice for any youngster, has just celebrated the completion of its first year with an awards ceremony held at Eyemouth High School as part of the Year of Young People 2018.

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  • Skills Accreditation course brings student joy
    A resident of Livingston Homereach Care Home recently added to his list of skills and achievements with a new certificate for his portfolio of Skills Accreditation Programme awards.

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  • College’s adult learners shine at annual awards ceremony
    Borders College students swept the board at the recent Adult Learners Awards ceremony, which saw College entrants taking the title in an impressive six of the eight award categories.

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  • Volunteer enhances career prospects with a recognised qualification
    A volunteer for an Edinburgh community nursery has successfully balanced her completion of an essential care qualification with a busy family life, proving that it is possible to continue furthering your education and skills with suitable support.

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  • Principal leads celebration in recognition of women leaders in the Borders
    Borders College Principal and Chief Executive, Angela Cox, recently held a special lunch in celebration of women in leadership roles and the impact they make to our economy and society. This coincided with the 100 year anniversary of the suffragette movement successfully getting legislation passed to give some women the right to vote.

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  • College shares energy innovation with Northern Ireland delegates
    Borders College recently had the opportunity to showcase its successful waste water heating system to delegates from Northern Ireland, who visited the SHARC Energy centre to learn more about its implementation and the benefits the system has brought the College to date.

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  • Design students help The Kilt Shop visualise rebrand
    Six students on the HND Graphic Design (Visual Communications) programme at Borders College were recently tasked with a client design brief to create a new identity for the company branding and logo of The Kilt Shop, Galashiels.

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