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Burnley College Big Bang Week

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Burnley College Big Bang Week exploded with exciting exhibitions this week, with help from universities and scientific organisations from across the North. This week, Burnley College has teamed up with UCLan, Salford, York, Lancaster and Manchester Universities as well as the Royal Society of Chemistry and Manchester Polymer Group/Create Education to showcase some of the most exciting moments in science in our Burnley College Big Bang Week event. The week saw a huge variety of interactive scien...
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| Categories: News, UCLAN, Events, Sixth Form, football, art, events, Lawson, Oxbridge, Burnley College and Community Studies, York University, Anxiety, health and wellbeing, Arts | Tags: Big Bang Week , Burnley College , events , Lancaster University , Manchester University , Salford University , Science , York University | View Count: (1580)
Colleges Liaison for Lancashire at Oxford University Oliver Baker visited Burnley College students and pupils from nearby schools to de-mystify the Oxbridge application process. For many students the goal of further education can't get more motivating than gaining a place at Cambridge or Oxford University. Often however, the application processes for Oxbridge universities can be confusing and even off-putting to potential students. To help myth bust some of these processes, Queens College gradu...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, football, Teenage Cancer Trust, Oxbridge, plan your future, Year 9 and 10 event, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week | Tags: applying for university , AS Level , Cambridge University , higher education , Oxbridge , Oxford University , personal statements | View Count: (2227)
An outstanding student at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has had his hard work recognised by being nominated for a prestigious scholarship provided by technology company CAE, which works with international high-tech firms such as Dell, Toshiba and Microsoft. Talha Abbas, an Advanced Level Computing student, produced a report on the use of CISCO networking in his studies and how it can be put into use within businesses and organisations.  He is one of just ten students across the country to h...
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Burnley College Students See the Big Picture

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Two lucky Burnley College Sixth Form students were recently invited by Lloyds Banking Group to an evening of regional business insight. Advanced Level Business students Ellie Johnson and Kaylea McVay joined over 200 prominent local business figures including Alison Cameron-Brandwood,  Assistant Principal of Sixth Form and University at Burnley College. The Manchester event entitled ‘The Big Picture: Taking Your Business to the Next Level’ included a topical debate facilitated by BBC Newsnight...
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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre recently hosted the first North West Aerospace Alliance University Challenge; a competition focused on recognising new talent in the aerospace industry. Eight teams from North West businesses and universities competed against each other for the chance to win £1500 funded through the Royal Aeronautical Society Centennial Scholarship Fund. During the competition groups took part in a series of testing challenges to prove their innovation, business acumen, problem...
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Talented Burnley College Sixth Form Centre student Megan J. Ingham has continued the College’s run of exceptional success in the music industry by performing at the prestigious Association of Colleges’ Gala Dinner at the International Convention Centre. The event topped off a hugely successful twelve months for the Advanced Level Performing Arts student and former pupil of St Christopher’s C of E High School. Megan released her second single ‘Cry Don’t Cry’ (DocRedeye Music) in July and f...
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| Categories: extra curricular, News, Burnley College Sixth Form, Sixth Form, football, physical education, music, aerospace | Tags: Burnley College Sixth Form , extra curricular , music , news , outstanding achievement | View Count: (1488)
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England Colleges Goalkeeper On The Ball for Success

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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s reputation for developing outstanding talent in sport is highlighted again with the recent success of 17 year old Sports Science and Physical Education student Marcus Burgess. The Burnley College Academy of Sport goalkeeper, who trains with Everton twice a week and plays first-team football for Padiham Football Club, was recently called up to the England Colleges Men’s Football team, who he represented against U19’s Australian Schools earlier this week. Th...
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A Level students from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre had the exciting opportunity of interacting with multilingual employees during a recent trip to local aerospace factory Aircelle. Physics and Foreign Language students took part in the visit, which included a tour translated into French by an Aircelle employee. The students were able to ask questions in French to gain an insight into how languages can be applied to a practical context. The experience allowed students to see how the knowle...
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| Categories: extra curricular, News, Trip, Burnley College Sixth Form, Sixth Form, Aircelle, French, languages, news, football | Tags: A Levels , Aircelle , Burnley College Sixth Form , extra curricular , French , languages , news | View Count: (2051)