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Bicton student crowned ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at regional farming awards

Bicton student crowned ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at regional farming awards

17th November 2021
A young Devon farmer who was crowned ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at a regional farming awards ceremony has encouraged others to follow in his footsteps.  The annual South West Farmer Awards, which were held in Taunton last week, saw Bicton College student Lee James pick up the accolade after being nominated by his lecturer.   Lee had studied a higher apprenticeship in agriculture busi Read More
Future careers to take centre stage at college open day

Future careers to take centre stage at college open day

22nd October 2021
Year 11 pupils from across the south west are being invited to explore a world of opportunities at a top rural college during the first open event of the term next month.  Potential students and their families can discover more about the wide range of full-time courses, degrees and apprenticeships on offer at Bicton College – an organisation which has a national reputation for so Read More
Bicton College lecturer picks up national veteran’s award

Bicton College lecturer picks up national veteran’s award

30th September 2021
A local college lecturer and former marine has won an accolade for ‘role model of the year’ in the English Veterans Awards.  Scott Lawson, curriculum area manager for military and protective services at Bicton College in East Devon took bronze at the awards which were announced earlier this week.  Upon hearing the news he commented: “I feel truly honoured to have been nominated, s Read More
Blog: Getting ready for college!

Blog: Getting ready for college!

23rd August 2021
Top tips to get you campus ready!  We are excited to be welcoming new students to our colleges very soon and we’ve put together some top tips to help you prepare.     DON’T WORRY…  If you haven’t decided what you want to study yet there’s still time to apply! Visit our website to find your perfect course and complete the application form, which you will be able to find on the to Read More
Apprenticeships to get spotlight in renowned multi-skill event

Apprenticeships to get spotlight in renowned multi-skill event

4th June 2021
Apprentices from across the south west will go head-to-head in a series of challenges next week, with one of eight teams being crowned the ‘Apprentice Team of the Year’.  The nationally ground-breaking Apprenticeship Games, which is now in its fourth year, is hosted by The Cornwall College Group and sees teams from some of the county’s biggest firms go against each face off with ju Read More
Sustainability tops college timetable during week-long eco conference

Sustainability tops college timetable during week-long eco conference

12th April 2021
A leading local college is renewing its focus on sustainability by hosting many of Cornwall’s most influential voices from the environmental movement in a series of talks and workshops. The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), which has 10 sites across Devon and Cornwall, created ‘Love Our Planet Week’, taking place from April 19 – 23, to showcase and raise awareness of the importance of sustain Read More
Apprenticeship Games returns – do you have what it takes?

Apprenticeship Games returns – do you have what it takes?

6th April 2021
Registration has opened for this year’s nationally renowned Apprenticeship Games, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), who organise the event, have announced. The highly coveted competition sees teams of apprentices battle it out to be crowned ‘apprentice team of the year’ and scoop the games’ specially designed torch. Now in its fourth year, this year’s games will pitch teams of apprentic Read More
Senior Army Officer returns to Cornwall College to inspire latest student cohort

Senior Army Officer returns to Cornwall College to inspire latest student cohort

31st March 2021
The most senior Warrant Officer in the British Army has inspired the latest generation of students at his former college, encouraging them to consider following in his footsteps. Army Sergeant Major Gavin Paton, who is the most senior Warrant Officer in the Army, held a virtual talk for those studying Military and Protective Services at The Cornwall College Group’s Camborne, Stoke Climsland and Read More
The Cornwall College Group saves 1,300 tonnes of greenhouse gas with UK first renewable energy contract

The Cornwall College Group saves 1,300 tonnes of greenhouse gas with UK first renewable energy contract

17th March 2021
Cornwall’s largest college group has saved more than 1,300 tonnes of greenhouse gas by moving to a sustainable energy tariff. In a UK first, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) was one of just 20 education providers to sign the pioneering deal with The Energy Consortium (TEC), which has led to its electricity being provided from British wind farms since October. This ground-breaking move means the Read More