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UCLan Burnley receives glowing review

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UCLan Burnley recently received unreserved confirmation of the first class university education that they provide, following a review by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). A team of reviewers visited the UCLan Burnley campus in order to undertake a Higher Education Review (HER), which aims to inform students and the wider public whether a provider meets the expectations of the higher education sector.   The review, which involved staff, students, alumni and employers who...
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Countdown to Enrolment

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Enrolment is only a few days away and College is already getting ready to welcome our newly accepted students. Enrolment day is exciting but it's understandable that it can also be a little confusing, especially at busier periods. Here are some tips to help you enrol quickly and easily so that you'll be ready and raring to go in September. If you're a returning student, enrolment is much the same as last year Although you'll be coming in on a different day to the newly starting students, your pr...
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| Categories: News, UCLAN, UCLAN Burnley, Events, Sixth Form, York University, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week, University Event, Awards, The Education Awards, debating, volunteering, Avenue Q, Food Safety | Tags: enrolment , Sixth Form | View Count: (1751)
A brand new Young Engineers programme at Burnley College will help engineering bright sparks of the future gain experience from top local employers. Companies including WEC, Aircelle, Hycrome, Paradigm Precision and Pennine Tooling have all joined forces with Burnley College to create a specialist Young Engineers Programme, aimed at providing young people with the experience they need to begin a career in engineering. East Lancashire's engineering sector is growing rapidly and over the next fiv...
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| Categories: Events, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, Awards, GCSE | Tags: engineering , Young Engineers Programme | View Count: (1841)
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre Student, Simon Szarko will join the University of Bristol to study Robotics following outstanding results in his Advanced Level Diploma in Electronic Engineering. Simon joined Burnley College after studying at Blessed Trinity RC High School and has been a high achiever since he began his Advanced Level course. As a student representative for his Electronic Engineering, he's also encouraged others to take an interest in the rapidly growing sector. Completing his...
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| Categories: Uncategorized, News, Events, scholarship, York University, Awards, CISCO | Tags: Electronic Engineering , progression , Robotics | View Count: (1492)
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Burnley College hosts Education Awards 2015

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The Education Awards 2015, sponsored by East Lancashire Newspapers, joined Burnley College for a fantastic celebratory event on Thursday 9 July. Alison Cameron Brandwood presents the Inspirational Teaching Award highly commended to Emma Driver and Amanda Bury. PIC BY ROB LOCK. More than 200 guests, including local MP for Burnley Julie Cooper and representatives from local businesses Crow Wood Leisure and AMS Neve attended the evening which celebrated the achievements of schools thro...
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Outstanding students Hannah Till and Danny Mort have successfully secured competing places for the second year at the Gothia World Cup 2015, as part of Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s Football Academy Teams. The Gothia Cup is the world’s largest and international youth football tournament. Each year, around 1600 teams from 80 nations take part and they play 4500 games on 110 fields. Alongside achieving this outstanding success for a second year, students Hannah Till and Danny Mort have be...
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A Burnley College Birding Summary - Spring 2015

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The following guest post is by A Level Biology tutor Rosie Walton who loves birds and in her spare time, helps the RSPB to count and conserve the many species which visit our shores.  Burnley College has some great habitats surrounding the campus where a number of species of birds from near and far call their home each year and Rosie has been keeping an eye on these visitors over the spring. 2015 has been cold, wet and windy but despite this we have seen both our resident and summer visiting bi...
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| Categories: News, Events, York University, Awards | Tags: A Levels , Biology , birding , Burnley College , habitat , nature | View Count: (1746)
Public Services students at Burnley College have proved yet again that they're tough to beat! The team of seven students travelled down to Surrey to take part in the annual National Public Services Competition at Brooklands College. The students were offered this opportunity as part of their course at Burnley College, which was named the most successful in the country for results and progression in public services. Over the course of the weekend the group took part in twelve competitive activit...
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| Categories: News, Events, Teenage Cancer Trust, University Event, Awards | Tags: National Public Services Competition , public services | View Count: (1673)
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What exactly is Public Services?

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At Burnley College, our Public Services course is full of surprises. What does Public Services mean to you? A career in the Armed Forces? The beginning of a journey into the police service? An alternative to A Level study? Burnley College's Public Services courses are adapted to suit the unique needs that careers in the uniformed services have, using knowledge and special skills from real Public Services professionals. This is partly why we have the highest success rates in the country.  
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A resurgence of heritage skills has led to Adult learners taking on unique courses. Lead the old school revolution with our stone masonry course. You may have a passion for art and an interest in sculpture. You may love to create beautiful stone items for your home and garden. You might enjoy DIY and feel ready for a challenge. You may even be looking to start a new and interesting career. Whatever the reason, you've found out about Burnley College Stone Masonry and you're intrigued. We don't bl...
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| Categories: Events, art, Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, University Event | Tags: Adult Courses , Adult Learning , Burnley College Adult Courses , stone masonry | View Count: (1866)
This week, Burnley College Advanced Performing Arts Students have been sharing plays with pupils around East Lancashire with their travelling theatre. This week, one of the schools the students visited was Mount Carmel High School in Accrington where they performed two plays for Year 10 GCSE Drama students and those in Year 9 who had chosen Drama as one of their subjects. The first performance was an interpretation of John Steinbeck's 1920s tragedy "Of Mice and Men" and was followed by "An In...
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Advanced Creative Media Production student James Pinder shows how involved everybody was at Student Volunteers Week Organisations in his brilliant new video. Creating the clip under his production company name "Moose Factory Films", it includes interviews with members of visiting organisations like North West Ambulance Services, the Army and the Police who came to College throughout the week to talk about life as a voluntary member.   Students are also featured, speaking about their voluntee...
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