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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: (1637)
A Level Science students reached the final of the British Science Association Business Education, Science and Technology (BEST) II competition last month. Held at the University of Manchester, students Eleanor-Rose Pearce, Katie Brown, Abigail Higham-Day, Carly Hudson, Beth Fothergill and Scarlet Morris worked together to present their plan to a panel of expert judges. Their project, impressively titled “Biodepolymerisation”, was presented to a formidable panel of expert judges. The panel wer...
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| Categories: Anxiety, School of Furniture, volunteering, Armistice Day | Tags: A Level , Science , University of Manchester | View Count: (1672)
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: (1638)
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: (1363)
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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: (1383)
The Burnley College Iris Suite will be opened this week, giving health and social care students and Apprentices the chance to learn in a real-life Dementia care environment. The Burnley College Iris Suite is a highly specialised training and education facility built within the College's health and social care department, to be used within the Burnley College, Themis and corporate training curriculum. The suite showcases equipment which makes a real difference to the day-to-day lives of people w...
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| Categories: Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week, FE, Further Education Preview Event, Awards, awards | Tags: Burnely College , Health & Social Care , Iris Suite , Themis , Training | View Count: (1439)
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Mental Health Awareness Week begins today

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The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is anxiety, one of the leading causes of mental ill-health in the world. Mental Health Awareness Week 2014 will take place from May 12th to 18th. This year mental health charities like Mind and the Mental Health Foundation have worked together to promote awareness about anxiety, an affliction that's affecting more and more people every year. According to figures gathered by the charity Mental Health Foundation, levels of anxiety are rising....
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| Categories: York University, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week, advice, Football Academy, Marcus Burgess, School of Furniture, Centre of Engineering Excellence | Tags: Anxiety , Burnley College , event , Mental Health Awareness Week | View Count: (1345)
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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: (1441)
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: (2047)