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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: (1615)
Wondering about your travel options to Burnley College? From this September, two new Transdev bus services will be running to Burnley College, (which we're unofficially naming the #BCexpress due to their efficiency and great speed.) These bus services will be direct to College meaning fewer stops and a shorter journey. The 120 Service will leave Barnoldswick at 8.05am and the 121 Service will leave Clitheroe Interchange at 8.00am. Both services will arrive at College at 8.40am. Students wishin...
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| Categories: Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, University Event, debating, enrolment | Tags: | View Count: (1585)
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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: (1573)
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Thursday 13 August is A level results day, so relax!

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A Level Results Day is a big day for everyone, so how can you help yourself relax after all that build-up? This time of year can be stressful for students and it's no wonder, considering years of hard work and dedication have been building up to those all-important, future-deciding results. It's hard sometimes to take a step back and look at the bigger picture, when all your focus has been on this one small date in your diary and the events and life changes you may make soon after it. It's impo...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, York University | Tags: A level results , A Level results day , AS level results , BTEC results , results day , vocational results | View Count: (1637)
Outstanding Burnley College Sixth Form Centre student Aneila Afsar brushed aside some the best Taekwondo athletes in the country to win the British International Open in London. The A Level student bulldozed her way to the final, winning her quarter final clash by a staggering 18-0. The semi-final was another one-sided affair, with Aneila beating her opponent by 17-5. The final against Hollie Best-Dutton of the TKD Academy in Liverpool proved her toughest test, though she overcame a strong oppo...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, University Event, Awards | Tags: | View Count: (1435)
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: (1692)
Everyone's favourite sing-along story of teenage angst and dangerous drag racing is coming to Burnley College as Skylight Cinema present an open-air screening of Grease. [button size="medium" style="secondary" text="Book Your Tickets Online" link="http://www.burnley.ac.uk/burnley-college-outdoor-cinema/" target=""] Burnley College, in association with Skylight Mobile Outdoor Cinema, is launching Burnley’s first Outdoor Cinema Experience on Saturday 8th August with a showing of the classic film,...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, University Event, GCSE, Health and Social Development | Tags: Grease , Open Air Cinema | View Count: (1383)
Outstanding Advanced Level Travel and Tourism student William Lammiman,17, has successfully secured a full time position at the Royal Toby Hotel, Rochdale. Recently awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, the hotel has a long-standing reputation of excellence and is a popular wedding and conference venue with a busy and highly-rated restaurant visited by hundreds of guests every week. William Lammiman, who studied his Advanced Travel and Tourism Diploma at Burnley College Sixth Form Cent...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, York University, Awards | Tags: Advanced Travel and Tourism , Burnley College Sixth Form Centre | View Count: (1585)
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In Pictures: The Burnley College Ambassadors' Ball

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On Thursday 25 June, Burnley College's hard-working Ambassadors celebrated at their well-earned Ambassadors' Ball at the Higher Trapp Hotel, Simonstone The annual event, organised by the Ambassador team, is a major event in the Burnley College calendar which looks to reward the hard work and dedication the Ambassadors give to College during their time as a volunteer. The Ambassador Scheme is a prestigious programme open to outstanding first year Advanced students.  It instills a strong work e...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, York University, Awards, Carpentry and Joinery | Tags: Ambassadors , Ambassadors Ball , Burnley College , Burnley College Sixth Form Centre | View Count: (1665)
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10 things all teaching trainees should know

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Teaching remains one of the most popular career choices for young people in the UK, so we asked teacher trainer Louise Sells what all trainee teachers should know before they get stuck into their new career. You should know if teaching the right setting for you. It sounds obvious but you'll be interacting with children and/or young people all day, every day. Be ready for that! You need to know if you have the right temperament and manner to work with children or young people. It takes a lot o...
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| Categories: 2014/2015, News, Sixth Form, Awards, Children and Young People's Workforce, Adult Courses | Tags: Adult Learning , teaching | View Count: (1351)
On Wednesday 29 April, politicians from East Lancashire joined Burnley College students for a Hustings event with a difference. Chaired by Burnley College Debate Team member A Levels student Jack Cooke and attended by candidates from the three major UK political parties, the hustings opened with each candidate outlining their respective party’s main principles for their vision of Burnley’s future. Liberal Democrat candidate Gordon Birtwistle discussed the introduction of the rail-link to Manc...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, York University, University Event, Awards, Adult Learning | Tags: Burnley College , election , event , hustings | View Count: (1342)
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Prepare For Work in the Atrium all this week

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From Monday 20 - Friday 24 April, activities will be happening in the Atrium as part of Prepare for Work, a new programme designed to help 100,000 UK students find a great job. Barclays and The National Skills Academy are both to thank for Prepare For Work, which offers colleges and sixth forms employability-focused activities to students and touches on important issues like personal finances and entrepreneurship. Prepare for Work will teach students about the key skills that employers need f...
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| Categories: Sixth Form, art, York University, Burnely College, University Event | Tags: events , Prepare For Work | View Count: (1349)
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