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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: (1608)
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Another year of Outstanding A Level Success!

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Outstanding students at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre achieved a staggering 99.8% pass rate with around a quarter of all students achieving A* or A grades at this year's results day celebrations. 89% of students achieved at least one high grade at A* - C and 58% of students achieved at least one top grade A*-B. High performing subject areas included Mathematics, English, Language and Literature, Sociology, Chemistry, Media and Psychology. Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has a proven learn...
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Biology Student Jennifer Collins shares her experiences from her trip with her division to London. On 21st June we set off at 8am, down to London on a coach travelling for 6 hours, which went much quicker than it sounds. Once we got to London we first visited The Natural History Museum where we spent a few hours mainly looking at the dinosaur exhibits. I would definitely love to go again as it was so big it was hard to get round to see everything. After that we checked into where we were s...
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| Categories: News, UCLAN, York University, University Event | Tags: Biology , Burnley College , Science | View Count: (1258)
Burnley College Sports Academy Men's Football, Women's Football and Women's Netball teams all unbeaten as season progresses into fifth month. Outstanding sporting talent has always been a proud aspect of Burnley College's student experience, however three of the College's sports academies have outdone themselves with a record-breaking run of unbeaten tournaments each since the start of the season in September 2014. The Men's Football, Women's Football and Women's Netball teams are all unbeaten ...
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| Categories: UCLAN, Anxiety, national volunteers week | Tags: Burnley College , Sports Academy | View Count: (1351)
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Do you know a Lancashire Young Citizen of the Year?

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Do you know anybody who deserves to win the Lancashire Young Citizen of the Year award? The search is on to find the High Sheriff of Lancashire Young Citizen of the Year 2014 as part of a competition that's running across the North West. Do you know someone who has made a real difference in their community, has supported a local organisation or has selflessly helped a family member or neighbour and deserves recognition? This year, High Sheriff Barry Johnson is welcoming applications about youn...
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| Categories: UCLAN, UCLAN Burnley, York University, university, A level pass rate, A Level | Tags: Lancashire Young Citizen of the Year | View Count: (1597)
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Burnley College students held a special moment of silence to mark Armistice Day. Assembling in the Atrium just before 11am, A Level History students stood together with beautiful giant poppies to silently remember the soldiers who fought and died in the First World War. After the College observed two minutes of silence to reflect and remember, the Students had the chance to take a look at the Burnley College Roll of Honour which lists every me...
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| Categories: Uncategorized, UCLAN, UCLAN Burnley, Events, applying for university | Tags: Armistice Day | View Count: (1277)
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All you need to know about Volunteering

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Today (Thursday 13 November) we'll be hosting a live Twitter Q+A from 4pm - 5pm where you can ask anything about Volunteering. As we're now well on our way into the Christmas term, we've been thinking about ways to give a bit more back to our community. We always want to support and help those who could use a little more good luck and friendship in their lives and there's no better time to start thinking about how you can help than Christmas. That being said, we know that volunteering can seem ...
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| Categories: Uncategorized, UCLAN, UCLAN Burnley, Events, Accountability | Tags: Volunteering | View Count: (1348)
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Visit our Sixth Form Centre tonight

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Tonight Burnley College is opening its doors from 5.30pm - 8.30pm to showcase our outstanding Sixth Form Centre. Visit our fantastic Sixth Form Centre classrooms and teaching centres, and Tutors, careers advisors and the student services team will be on hand throughout the sixth form open evening to give guidance on everything from course requirements to tutorials, career progression, further education and financial support. This event is your opportunity to find out more about the wide range o...
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| Categories: News, UCLAN, UCLAN Burnley, Events, art, York University, Awards, Burnley College Adult Courses | Tags: open event , Sixth Form Centre | View Count: (1185)
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Who are the Burnley College Elite Athletes?

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This year, the Burnley College Elite Athlete programme has stepped up a gear, helping passionate athletes study and train throughout College. Elite Athletes on the programme are students who have proven that they are deeply passionate about their sport and are looking to seriously pursue a career within it. Offering bespoke training programmes and individual study timetables tailored around each student's training schedule, it's a perfect option for young people who want to continue to learn an...
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| Categories: UCLAN, York University, furniture show | Tags: elite athlete | View Count: (1446)
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Volunteering - do some good in your spare time!

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Here at College we have our very own Volunteering Service to help you find interesting, exciting and worthwhile spare time activities. Volunteering is the perfect way to gain new skills and find new interesting and fun things to do with your spare time. Taking the time to help out in a range of roles is something any Student can do and depending on your hobbies, interests and individual skills you may end up with a more permanent way to do the things you love. It might seem like there aren't ...
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| Categories: UCLAN, Events, Sixth Form, art, Teenage Cancer Trust, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week, Burnley College Rugby Academy, Performance | Tags: enrichment , Volunteering | View Count: (1366)
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Hello New Students - Welcome to Burnley College!

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Today is the first day at College for our brand new students and we want to welcome everyone to a new year of exciting opportunities. We know that joining College can be a nervous experience for many of our new students so we've got a few pointers and answers to our most frequently asked questions to help you settle in more easily. Welcome to College, are you as excited about this year as we are? Where can I get a bus pass? As a student of Burnley College, once you have your ID card you can purc...
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| Categories: UCLAN, UCLAN Burnley | Tags: new students , Sixth Form , vocational | View Count: (2937)
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CAM's "Show Off" Exhibition at Towneley Hall

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The CAM Department's very successful "Show Off" art exhibition is currently on display at Towneley Hall. The exhibition showcases art, design, textiles and fashion students' work in a setting they share with Towneley Hall's stunning collection of Victorian and Pre-Raphelite pieces. In the display visitors can view some of the amazing student work which was showcased in the "Show Off" exhibition at Burnley College in early July. The setting of a real art gallery has given these art works a new l...
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| Categories: UCLAN, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, University Event, The Education Awards, GCSE | Tags: CAM , Show Off , Towneley Hall | View Count: (1227)
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