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Students win at National Public Services competiton

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Eight Burnley College students performed brilliantly at the recent National Public Services competition at Brooklands College, Middlesex. Taking part in a wide variety of activities throughout the National Public Services competition, students Thomas Higham, Jake Whitehead, Georgia Brock, Matthew Proctor, Thomas Gregory, Steven Medley, Steven Tomlinson and Geena Austin (who is now in the RAF on basic training) were a credit to the College in their conduct and achievements. They came first in th...
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BBC Radio Lancashire spoke to Themis Apprentices last week to find out more about what young people think of the programmes. Themis Apprenticeships have become increasingly popular with school leavers and college students looking for their next challenge as Apprentice programmes combine in-depth learning with real earning prospects. BBC Radio Lancashire took the time to speak with Themis and Burnley College students around the Burnley College campus to see what they really felt about the diffe...
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Themis Announced as Training Provider of The Year

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Themis, the Apprenticeship and business training division of Burnley College has been accredited with the prestigious Apprenticeships 4 England ‘2014 Training Provider of The Year Award’. The inaugural National awards ceremony took place in London during National Apprenticeship Week, following the Apprenticeships 4 England Voice of Apprenticeships Conference. The Apprenticeships 4 England Awards recognise the significant contribution made by Training providers and Colleges in supporting and de...
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Burnley College students join PULSE flashmob

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Burnley College students Ellena Wilkinson, Rhiannon Scorer and Lauren Ingham joined 50 young people for the PULSE flashmob in Preston on Saturday 26th April. The PULSE flashmob congregated to raise awareness of the health and wellbeing issues being faced by children and young people, as well as showing that there are little things that can be done every day to help improve mood. The PULSE flashmob campaign was supported by Lancashire County Council's CYP Integrated Health Service and promoted f...
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| Categories: News, Events, York University, Apprenticeships, furniture show, media, Press Release, GCSE Maths Revision Week, revision, photography, student work, Higher Education, UCLan | Tags: events , health and wellbeing , PULSE | View Count: (1353)
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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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Burnley College Arts Week begins Mon 12th May

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In Pictures: Year 9 and 10 event

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Burnley College Year 9 and 10 event was last night, thank you to all who attended and made it such a great evening. Here are some pictures of the night - there will be a larger album on our Facebook page too for visitors who'd like to try and spot themselves in the crowd! [SlideDeck2 id=3217] The Year 9 and 10 event was held to give school pupils a chance to find out what options and opportunities they have no matter what choices they make after their GCSEs. Burnley College were joined by Burn...
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Burnley College Year 9 and 10 event begins tonight at 5:30pm until 8:30pm, aimed at helping young people decide what their best choices are after leaving school. We know that pupils in school across the country are entering a challenging time. GCSEs, choosing what to do after school and choosing which sixth form to go to can all seem a little daunting. That’s why Burnley College is openeing it's doors tonight and inviting young people and their parents and guardians to a special year 9 and 10 ...
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| Categories: Trip, Events, Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, CAM Week events, design, furniture making | Tags: Burnley College , burnley college year 9 and 10 event , plan your future , Year 9 and 10 event | View Count: (954)
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Today is last day to reply to UCAS offers

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Students are advised that all UCAS offers received before 31st March MUST be replied to by today (7th May). Offers given to students will be revoked and classed as "declined" if they are not responded to by the end of today. UCAS have a strict policy in place to ensure all students have the chance to apply for the courses they want, unfortunately this means that any students not accepting their offers in time will see them declined by the university and offered to students on their Clearing wait...
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Today, BBC Radio Lancashire spoke to Themis apprentices about the growing popularity of Apprenticeships in England. Getting a job after leaving school, college or even university can be tough for young people, which may be one of the main reasons Apprenticeships are rapidly increasing in popularity. Themis Apprenticeships have quickly become some of the most sought-after courses in Lancashire and BBC Radio Lancashire came to Burnley College campus to speak to some of Themis' Apprentices about th...
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| Categories: News, UCLAN, Events, art, Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, health and wellbeing, Health & Social Care, Iris Suite | Tags: Apprenticeships , BBC Radio Lancashire , Burnley College , news , Themis | View Count: (887)
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Lawson postpone 4th May gig due to illness

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It's with regret that Lawson have to postpone their show in Burnley on Sunday due to illness. Frontman Andy Brown has been told to rest under doctors orders. It is the first time in the five years that Lawson have been together that they've had to cancel a show and the band are incredibly disappointed however with Andy's medical history, advice from experts is never taken lightly. The show will be rescheduled for 7th June and all tickets already purchased will be vaild. More information here...
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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: (999)
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