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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: (1845)
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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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: (1775)
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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: (1837)
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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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: (1903)
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: (1574)
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre Student, Simon Szarko will join the University of Bristol to study Robotics following outstanding results in his Advanced Level Diploma in Electronic Engineering. Simon joined Burnley College after studying at Blessed Trinity RC High School and has been a high achiever since he began his Advanced Level course. As a student representative for his Electronic Engineering, he's also encouraged others to take an interest in the rapidly growing sector. Completing his...
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| Categories: Uncategorized, News, Events, scholarship, York University, Awards, CISCO | Tags: Electronic Engineering , progression , Robotics | View Count: (1566)
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Burnley College hosts Education Awards 2015

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The Education Awards 2015, sponsored by East Lancashire Newspapers, joined Burnley College for a fantastic celebratory event on Thursday 9 July. Alison Cameron Brandwood presents the Inspirational Teaching Award highly commended to Emma Driver and Amanda Bury. PIC BY ROB LOCK. More than 200 guests, including local MP for Burnley Julie Cooper and representatives from local businesses Crow Wood Leisure and AMS Neve attended the evening which celebrated the achievements of schools thro...
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Outstanding students Hannah Till and Danny Mort have successfully secured competing places for the second year at the Gothia World Cup 2015, as part of Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s Football Academy Teams. The Gothia Cup is the world’s largest and international youth football tournament. Each year, around 1600 teams from 80 nations take part and they play 4500 games on 110 fields. Alongside achieving this outstanding success for a second year, students Hannah Till and Danny Mort have be...
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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: (1760)
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A Burnley College Birding Summary - Spring 2015

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The following guest post is by A Level Biology tutor Rosie Walton who loves birds and in her spare time, helps the RSPB to count and conserve the many species which visit our shores.  Burnley College has some great habitats surrounding the campus where a number of species of birds from near and far call their home each year and Rosie has been keeping an eye on these visitors over the spring. 2015 has been cold, wet and windy but despite this we have seen both our resident and summer visiting bi...
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| Categories: News, Events, York University, Awards | Tags: A Levels , Biology , birding , Burnley College , habitat , nature | View Count: (1806)
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