Royal experience for Underkeeper Eddie
A promising former Gamekeeping student has begun a two year introductory role as a trainee Underkeeper at Sandringham Estate, the Norfolk retreat of Her Majesty The Queen.
Training caters to employability needs of job seekers
Funded by Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) the latest group of Catering for Life candidates in the Borders have successfully completed the 10 week course offered by Borders College.
College bags award in honour of Year of Young People
Borders College has been awarded a ‘Young People’ award in honour of its successful engagement with Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2018 through the Local Food on Local Plates series of events held in September.
Employers celebrate Scottish workforce upskilling
Fourteen employers from across the Borders have been recognised for their positive contribution to the upskilling and education of the Scottish workforce at an awards dinner held at Borders College. Employer Recognition Awards 2018
Cycle friendly employer encourages healthy workforce
As part of its commitment to the Healthy Working Lives scheme, Borders College has used a development grant to instal facilities to make it easier for staff members to get involved in the ‘cycle to work’ campaign.
Art exhibition celebrates creative ‘new blood’ from Borders
Borders College, Live Borders Museums & Galleries, and the Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) have partnered to showcase the work of six young visual artists from the Scottish Borders, formerly students of Borders College, by way of the ‘New Blood Exhibition’, set to take place at The Scott Gallery in Hawick Museum between 23 September and 24 December 2018.
Short Courses - November 2018
Short Courses - November 2018
Get ready for life as a College student
The Passport to College award, suitable for those aged 16-24 years, is great preparation for life as a full-time Borders College student with the aim of helping with the transition to college.
Jolly hockey sticks at tournament for primary pupils
Primary 7 pupils from 10 primary schools across the Borders recently had the opportunity to hone their Hockey skills at a tournament hosted by Borders College in conjunction with LIVE Borders Active Schools.
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Students enjoy 5 star lunch service at Balmoral Hotel
In October 2018, level 2 and 3 catering students from Borders College took the train from Tweedbank to Edinburgh Waverley to attend the Balmoral Hotel’s ‘Brasserie Prince’ for lunch. Everybody was dressed up in a smart manner.
Salon is no vanity project for business focussed Stacey
A young Galashiels woman has recently opened a brand new hairdressing salon in the town, in partnership with her former work placement provider.
Mechanic Robbie presented with duo of awards
Among the various prizes and special awards announced at the 2018 Borders College Graduation recently were the Stuart Wilkie Memorial Trophy and Scottish Motor Trade Apprentice of the Year Award, both awarded to Robbie Anderson (from Jedburgh).
Care professionals develop in training partnership
Following the launch of the Borders Care Career Academy (BCCA) in April 2018, the first intake of 11 students have successfully completed their Professional Development Awards (PDA) in Developing Professional Practice and were presented their certificates by Shona Haslam, Leader of Scottish Borders Council, at a recent ceremony at Borders College.
Solutions led Vice Principal joins College executive team
Borders College looks forward to welcoming Hazel Robertson to its executive team in October 2018, when she will take over from Vice Principal Finance and Corporate Services, Pete Smith, who left the College after 10 years to take up a similar post with North East Scotland College.