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Results Day: What you need to know

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Results day comes to us live and direct in less than 24 hours, so here's what you need to know about the big day, from timings to where to head for advice. What time can I come in? You can come in and pick your results up at the following times (unless you have been informed differently by email or phonecall not Twitter): A Level Results: From 7:30am AS Level Results: 9:30am BTEC Certificates: 9:30am You will be able to pick up your results with everyone else until 10am. Where do I pick up my ...
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| Categories: Sixth Form, York University, health and wellbeing, tourism | Tags: A Level , A Level results day , results day | View Count: (1695)
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)
A Level Music student Ross Munro wowed everyone when he took to the stage with his saxophone during a visit from the Royal Northern College of Music. The Royal Northern College of Music is arguably the leading conservatoire and musical college in the country, so there was much excitement in the Creative Arts and Media division when students were given the opportunity to get on stage with their funk-fusion group White Sugar. Ross improvising with White Sugar Students and tutors from RNCM visite...
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| Categories: York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, elite athlete programme | Tags: Creative Arts and Media , Royal Northern College of Music | View Count: (1778)
When your free time is so precious, what makes volunteers like Advanced Public Services student Kieran Hopkinson want to volunteer?   Kieran Hopkinson has been volunteering in the Burnley area for nearly a year and a half, and although it means giving up his time he feels that the benefits of helping out in his community far outway any of those minor inconveniences. Here's what Kieran has to say about his experiences as a volunteer: I volunteer with a youth project in my local area that works...
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| Categories: Events, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, Anxiety, health and wellbeing, University Event, The Education Awards | Tags: student volunteers week , volunteer , Volunteering | View Count: (1747)
On Tuesday 27 January, UCLan Burnley will find out how a mattress spring company and a biomechanics professor teamed up to create an innovative running shoe. Informative and stimulating, this lecture will open your eyes to the impact of research and development  and how bringing the academic and business world together made giant leaps in the world of sport. With VIP guests from the world of politics, business and education, the buffet supper provides a brilliant opportunity to support your p...
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| Categories: News, York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, 4.48 Psychosis, Preparation for Maths and English GCSE | Tags: guest lecture , Science , Sport , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (1508)
Re-invigorate your new year’s resolutions by gaining some new skills this January with Burnley College Adult Courses. Adult courses are still enrolling and this term as well as popular courses such as Digital Photography, Drawing and Painting and Gym Instruction, we are now offering brand new courses: Practical Horticulture Skills – Containers and Hanging Baskets Upcycled Textiles Stone Carving Wall and Floor Tiling Click here for the full list of adult courses. These brand new courses...
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| Categories: York University, health and wellbeing, elite athlete programme, Prepare For Work | Tags: Adult Courses , Burnley College Adult Courses | View Count: (2835)
Today marks the official last day of term and we’re very excited indeed to present ‘The 12 (working) Days of Christmas’ in its full technicolour glory. With more parts than a Peter Jackson movie franchise (and let’s face it, with just as impressive performances and camerawork) it’s an exciting day because we are finally able to reveal the whole video. The Level 3 Performing Arts students who took part did an excellent job bringing the concept of a Burnley College Christmas Carol to life an...
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Tom Lund created showstopping work in July's CAM "Show Off" art exhibition and now his talents have turned to creating a mural in Burnley Wood. The mural, painted by himself and young helpers from the local area, is a bold and bright combination of ideas from local children and his own vivid imagination. Featuring a centrepiece of two clashing giants (a t-rex and a stegosaurus) crashing their heads together in a huge explosion of life and bright colours, ideas that are included range from UFOs ...
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| Categories: York University, health and wellbeing, elite athlete programme | Tags: CAM , community , Tom Lund , Tom Lund Burnley Mural | View Count: (1238)
The One in Four Film Festival 2014 is a free event featuring films which explore the effects of mental ill health upon individuals, communities and families. The aim of the Festival, now in it's eighth year, is to raise awareness of and stamp out the stigma associated with mental ill health. One in Four Film Festival is sponsored by the School of Health at UCLan. The name "One in Four Film Festival" comes from the statistic that one if four people in the UK live with or have lived with mental il...
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| Categories: Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, Student Volunteering Week, Manufacturing, Bailey McConnell | Tags: mental health , One In Four Film Festival | View Count: (1305)

Open Event tonight!

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Students and hopeful students are welcomed to the Burnley College open event from 5.30pm - 8.30pm tonight. The event will take place throughout College, Themis and the UCLan wing and will cover all courses and facilities throughout the entire Princess Way campus. The Burnley College open event will be your first opportunity to visit us and our fantastic state-of-the-art classrooms and teaching centres and you'll be able to talk to Student Services, tutors and current students about what College...
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| Categories: sports, health and wellbeing, award, University Event, Bus Pass | Tags: Burnley College , burnley college open event , event , Sixth Form Centre , Themis , UCLan | View Count: (1325)

24+ Loans for Adult Courses

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24+ Loans are available to learners over the age of 24 who are looking to continue their education. The funding applies to full and part-time further education students at Level 3 or 4 and also to Access to University Courses. Students are eligible for the funding if they are over 24 years of age on the first day of their course, they have lived in the UK for three years and will still be living in the UK on the first day of their course and they are enrolling on a course at Level 3 or 4. 24+ L...
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| Categories: Sixth Form, health and wellbeing, Aneila Afsar, elite athlete programme | Tags: 24+ Loans , Adult Courses at Burnley College | View Count: (1382)
Enrolment and Results Day - add these important dates to your diary! This year, students of Burnley College will be looking forward to receiving their results in August, one of the most important dates of the summer. This is the time of year when the hard work of the previous year (or two!) pays off in the form of some very well-earned qualifications. It's also a cruicial time of the year for students looking to enrol on new courses and programmes, with Burnley College enrolment dates taking pl...
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| Categories: News, Events, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, volunteering, GCSE | Tags: enrolment , important dates , results day | View Count: (3751)
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