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  • Surplus to requirements – gym equipment for sale
    Surplus to requirements – gym equipment for sale

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  • Abbotsford staff enjoy ‘bespoke’ Visitor Experience Training
    The importance of customer care was top of the agenda for The Abbotsford Trust and 34 of its volunteers and staff, who recently undertook the bespoke Visitor Experience Training, delivered on site at Abbotsford. In preparation for the new season, volunteer Visitor Service Assistants and Room Stewards learnt about the importance of their role in ensuring that visitors receive a 5-star service when visiting Abbotsford.

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  • Forthcoming short courses
    Forthcoming short courses

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  • Highers - starting in August 2019
    We are delighted to announce that the following Highers will be offered as part of our Community and Evening Class programme starting in August 2019.

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  • New course launched for budding engineers
    Borders College has recently launched a new course for budding engineers and students can apply to sign up now, ready for the new term. Students who enrol on the NC Manufacturing Engineering (Level 6) programme will be taught the basic principles of engineering to set them up for further study or the workplace.

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  • Job Vacancies – Borders College are recruiting. It’s not all about the money!
    Education is not all about money, but as we know looking after the ‘coppers’ is important to any organisation. It’s no different at Borders College and that’s why we are seeking to employ two staff in key roles, within our finance team. Financial Controller – Salary £42,656 Finance Business Partner – Salary £42,656

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  • Foundation Apprenticeships can still be an option for you
    Are you staying on at school but still to apply for the Foundation Apprenticeship programme? The great news is it’s not too late to join one of the following Foundation Apprenticeship programmes at Borders College;

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  • A Message from Borders College to Students: Strike Action and Action Short of Strike
    Following a ballot of EIS-FELA members, the EIS union has approved an escalation of industrial action over the dispute relating to their current pay award negotiations.

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  • EIS-FELA Dismiss Tenth Offer and Demand Four-Day Week for Lecturers in Colleges
    Representatives for colleges held the 19th dispute meeting with the Educational Institute of Scotland Further Education Lecturers’ Association (EIS-FELA) in Stirling on Monday, 13 May 2019, where the EIS-FELA rejected calls to suspend strike action and action short of strike action.

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  • Beauty students head to National Qualifiers
    Two Borders College beauty therapy students are celebrating after being shortlisted and invited to take part in the World Skills National Qualifiers, being held this summer.

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  • Pupils get a chance to care at College
    The Borders College Choose to Care course kicked off this week, with primary six pupils from St Margaret’s RC School in Galashiels being the first in attendance. The six-week course, which runs one day per week, was set up to give school pupils the opportunity to develop skills related to working in the childcare sector and giving an insight in to the world of work in general.

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  • East Lothian Eleven are Catering for Life!
    Eleven candidates have become the latest successes to benefit from the 10 week Catering for Life programme delivered by Borders College and funded by the Department for Work and Pensions.  After previous courses running in the Borders and most recently Midlothian, this course was offered to participants in East Lothian.  Following a well attended information day at Musselburgh Job Centre, 12 candidates were selected to progress with the programme.

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  • School Digital Spoke sites announced
    STUDENTS will soon be able to learn off-campus, thanks to a new collaborative initiative involving Borders College and Scottish Borders Council with funding from the Scottish Government, as part of the South of Scotland Economic Partnership (SoSEP) project.

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  • Schools Academy pupils celebrate success
    The Borders College Schools Academy Programme recently held their annual award ceremony at Borders College to celebrate the achievements of the pupils that staff felt deserved special recognition. As always the ceremony was a huge success and very well attended, with pupils collecting their awards in front proud parents, carers, staff and schools. 32 students received certificates and vouchers in recognition of their outstanding achievements, and two students were presented with special achievement awards at the end of the ceremony.

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  • Adult Learners Award recipients for 2019 congratulated
    The annual Adult Learners Awards ceremony took place at Earlston High School on Tuesday 23 April. Now in their 21st year, the awards are held to celebrate the achievements of adult learners across the region who, often at times against considerable odds, take their future into their own hands and take advantage of the range of opportunities available to them to enhance their knowledge, quality of life and job prospects.

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