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  • Rugby Lecturer raises funds with international vets at Dubai 7s
    Rugby Lecturer Nikki Walker recently played in the international veterans pool of the Emirates Dubai Rugby 7s as part of the ‘100 World Legends’ charity project.

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  • Fellows and board members reconnect over dinner
    Honorary Fellows of Borders College recently joined the College Principal and Governors in the College’s award winning restaurant to discuss the future ambition of the College.

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  • College’s award winning heating project commended at Scottish Parliament
    College’s award winning heating project commended at Scottish Parliament

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  • Graphic Design student enhances visual appeal of East Lothian charity
    A Borders College student’s own design has been selected as the new logo of an East Lothian charity.

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  • Salon owner shares tips for success with students
    Former HNC Hairdressing ‘student of the year’, Kirsty Clark, visited Borders College recently to talk to this year’s HNC students about setting up her own successful hair and beauty salon, Kudos, and its day-to-day operation. Hairdressing Lecturer Pauline Ballantyne invited Kirsty to talk to the group as part of their Selling unit, to provide an insight into promoting a small business in as cost effective a way as possible.

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  • College’s winning heat system enjoys runaway success
    Only weeks on from Borders College being named Best Newcomer at the prestigious Green Gown Awards, its innovative heating project has also been named Best Innovation Award at the Scottish Green Energy Awards, held at the EICC in Edinburgh on Thursday 30 November 2017.

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  • Modern Apprenticeship kick starts Receptionist’s career
    Kerryn Law, a member of staff at the Borders College Centre for Business Development in Hawick, has reason to celebrate after successfully completing her Modern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.

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  • Business Excellence Awards presented to worthy winners
    The third annual Scottish Borders Business Excellence Awards took place at Springwood Park in Kelso recently, and representatives of Borders College were proud to present awards to two of the esteemed winners.‬‬

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  • Modern Apprentice adds ‘Spark’ to his customer service
    Spark Energy employee Euan Duff is a recent candidate to successfully complete a Business and Administration Modern Apprenticeship with the support of the Business Development Unit at Borders College.

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  • Apply Now for Courses starting in August 2018
    Applications are being accepted NOW for courses starting at Borders College in August 2018!

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  • Work underway for new Project SEARCH Interns
    Eight new Project SEARCH Interns have been welcomed by NHS Borders at the Borders General Hospital this year, following the success of last year’s programme which is run in partnership with Borders College and Scottish Borders Council.

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  • High brow award for Galashiels beauty therapist
    Former Borders College Beauty Therapy student Misty Crew has been named Best Brow Artist for the second year running at the Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards (SHABA).

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  • Aspiring Nurses hear from Edinburgh Napier
    Students on Higher National Care programmes at Borders College recently enjoyed hearing from guest speaker Fiona McKinnon, Admissions Tutor and Adult Nursing Lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University.

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  • ‘Great British Barber Bash’ welcomed to College Salon
    Borders College recently hosted a special interactive workshop run by top educators, ‘Great British Barber Bash’ who are at the forefront of modern barbering.

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  • Catrina finds her vocation in Venice
    Catrina Barquist (from Hawick) spent a memorable 5 weeks in Venice during the summer after being selected at the start of the year as a student ambassador for the 57th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia.

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