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Look forward to September

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Ready for summer? Don't forget to look forward to September! At Burnley College this year students have achieved amazing things and works incredibly hard to reach their goals. Before the College, Sixth Form Centre and UCLan Burnley breaks up for the summer holiday period, here's a quick reminder of all the things students have to look forward to in the new year. If you're interested in further education at Burnley College, visit the FE event on Thursday 26th June.
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| Categories: News, Events, Awards, student support, Vocational Courses, 2br | Tags: activities , courses , future , Students | View Count: (1135)
  On Friday 13th June a team of students from Burnley College headed to Barclays’ Head Offices in Canary Wharf, London to compete for the chance to be crowned winners of the national ‘Built for business’ enterprise competition, which formed part of this year’s Barclays Money Skills ‘weeks’ programme. The aim of the programme is to assist students attending further education colleges in developing their money management, employability and enterprise skills. The Barclays Money Skills ‘wee...
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| Categories: News, Events, Cathy Crabb, drama, The Bubbler, Awards, Adult Courses at Burnley College, important dates, 24+ Advanced Learning Loan, Adult Learning, 2014/2015, exams | Tags: | View Count: (1455)
Last Wednesday, as part of Dementia Awareness Week 2014, Themis at Burnley College welcomed more than 45 local employers to the launch of The Iris Suite - its new specialist dementia education and training facility. The Iris Suite, funded by Burnley College and located at its campus on Princess Way, has been specially designed, in partnership with local care providers, with the varied needs of dementia sufferers in mind. It provides a state-of-the-art learning and training environment for stude...
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Opened on Tuesday 10th June by Master of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers Paul von der Heyde, the Burnley College Towneley Hall Furniture Show has proved to be a big hit. Students' work is on display at the Townley Hall Furniture Show until July 2nd and is now open to the public. From chaise lounges to elegant side tables and contemporary statement pieces, each project has been crafted with care and an impressive level of dedication. Featured in the Lancashire Telegraph on June 11th a...
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| Categories: Events, Awards, enrolment, important dates, results day | Tags: Construction , School of Furniture , Towneley Hall Furniture Show | View Count: (1166)
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Burnley College University Event

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Today (Wednesday 11th June) until Friday 13th June, Burnley College University Event will be playing host to visitors from Universities across the UK who will be talking about their most popular courses. Universities like York, Teeside, Edge Hill, University of Law, Manchester, Leeds Trinity, Leeds Met and Cumbria will be represented in talks, presentations and question and answer sessions over the course of the university event, giving students the chance to find out more about the unis and cou...
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| Categories: Aircelle, Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, University Event, CAM, Towneley Hall | Tags: event , higher education , UCLan , University Event | View Count: (1257)
Last night, CAM Week 2014's Show Off exhibitions turned the College into a gallery as students' final pieces were displayed throughout the Atrium and lower floors. CAM Week is a long-standing Burnley College tradition, where every creative arts and media student is given the chance to exhibit their work throughout the college as it becomes a working art gallery. Hung on purpose-built gallery pillars and arranged on top of newly-placed podiums, each student's piece will be on display throughout ...
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| Categories: York University, Burnley College football, Gothia Cup, results, Adult Courses at Burnley College | Tags: art , CAM Week , design , event , photography , student work | View Count: (1174)
The Burnley College and UCLan Burnley School of Furniture will be presenting an exhibition of students’ work at Towneley Hall, open to the public from Wednesday 11th June 2014 until Wednesday 2nd July. The exhibition will be opened by Master of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, Paul von der Heyde on June 10th 2014, after which a private preview event will take place from 2pm for invited guests. Students will attend the private preview event to speak about their pieces and the work th...
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| Categories: Trip, York University | Tags: Construction , furniture show , School of Furniture | View Count: (1215)
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One week until "Show Off" aka. CAM Week 2014 begins

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In just under a week, CAM students from across the Burnley College CAM department will be taking part in this year's "Show Off" events. “Show Off” is the Creative Arts and Media week, which combines a number of events, including a fashion show, music performances, media showcase, performance pieces and art exhibition. The week opens on 9th June, with a wide variety of activities taking place until 13th June, culminating in an art exhibition of students' work on 26 June. Students from Creative...
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| Categories: Events, York University, future, Students, Sports and Public Services presentation evening, French Exchange Blog | Tags: Burnley College , CAM Week , CAM Week events | View Count: (1191)
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GCSE Maths Revision Week

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GCSE Maths Revision week starts here - five days of revision workshops aimed at preparing you for your final GCSE exams. No matter what part of your GCSE Maths coursework you'd like to brush up on, this week classes and workshops are taking place throughout the college for GCSE Maths Revision Week to help. We'd like to support you as much as we can in the run-up to your exams, so if there is any aspect of the GCSE Maths curriculum you feel you might need a bit of extra last-minute help with, pl...
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| Categories: UCLAN, Events, art, Burnley College and Community Studies, York University, debating, Burnley College Rugby Academy, Sports Academy | Tags: GCSE , GCSE Maths Revision Week , revision | View Count: (1464)
Burnley College and Themis are collaborating with local employers to expand the Centre of Engineering Excellence. The College is expanding its existing Centre of Engineering Excellence and Construction Learning and Training Centre by over 95%. The aim of the expansion is to address the current skills shortages within Advanced Manufacturing by providing increased training and enhanced facilities in authentic and inspiring surroundings. Local employers have been instrumental in the project’s de...
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| Categories: Events, art, Burnley College, Apprenticeships, Press Release, revision, Burnley College Debating Society, Burnley College School Debating Competition | Tags: Burnley College , Centre of Engineering Excellence , Press Release , Themis | View Count: (1368)
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Furniture Show opening ceremony set for 10th June

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The Burnley College Furniture Show 2014 will begin on June 10th with a preview exhibition at Towneley Hall. The exhibition - due to be officially opened at Towneley Hall by the Master of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers on the 10th of June - will showcase the work our School of Furniture students and Adult Learners have undertaken over the past year. The pieces will be displayed in Towneley Hall as part of the Furniture Show until Wednesday 2nd July, with the venue being open every Sa...
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| Categories: News, Events, student work, future, Students, Awards, Sports and Public Services presentation evening | Tags: event , furniture show , School of Furniture | View Count: (1294)
England Under 19s goalkeeper Marcus Burgess is one of the Burnley College Football Academy's rising stars Beginning his trial period with England Colleges after being put forward by the Burnley College Football Academy's Gerry Harrison and Barry Knowles, Marcus rose quickly through the trial process and played his first game against Australia on the 19th of January 2014. He says he's never looked back. This year since he made the England Colleges under 19s team, he's been called up to play for ...
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| Categories: Teenage Cancer Trust, Apprenticeships, Press Release, GCSE Maths Revision Week, Awards | Tags: advice , Football Academy , Marcus Burgess , sports | View Count: (1590)
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