Eastleigh College hustings encourages youth vote
Eastleigh College hosted a hustings ahead of this week's general election, giving students and apprentices the opportunity to hear from and question representatives from parties standing for the Eastleigh constituency. Paul Holmes (Conservatives), Sam Jordan (Labour) and Rob Meldrum (Green) attended the event along with ex Liberal Democrat MP, Mike Thornton, who represented local candidate, Lynda Murphy.
Buy the gift of a new hobby this Christmas
Eastleigh College is offering an alternative gift this Christmas, the gift of a new hobby!
Self-defence workshop packs a punch at SUN career workshop
Public Services students at Eastleigh College started a series of sessions learning self-defence techniques, thanks to SUN Progression Mentor, Becky Parker, who works within the College’s careers team.
VTCT launches Grants and Bursaries Programme at East Avenue restaurant
We're delighted that international qualification awarding body, VTCT, hosted a launch event at Eastleigh College’s East Avenue restaurant to celebrate the VTCT Grants and Bursaries Programme 2019. Eastleigh College learners prepared canapés, hosted and provided demonstrations at the event which was attended by special guests and VIPs.
Eastleigh College appoints new Chief Executive and Principal
Eastleigh College is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Cox as its next Chief Executive and Principal, following the retirement of Dr Jan Edrich in September 2020.
Annual Awards Ceremony celebrates successes of learners, staff and industry partners
Learners, staff, governors and representatives from business and industry joined together to celebrate at Eastleigh College’s annual awards ceremony at Eastleigh Football Stadium. The annual event, which was organised by our Event Management students, recognised the talents of staff, students and employers for their exceptional work during the last academic year.
Double scoop for The Chesil Rectory at Annual Awards
Winchester's The Chesil Rectory picked up two awards at Eastleigh College’s annual awards ceremony - the restaurant won ‘Partner of the Year' and one of it's chefs, who completed his catering course at the College last summer, won Michael Worth, who completed his catering course at Eastleigh College last summer, won the ‘Governors’ Award for Exceptional Progression’.
Travel & Tourism students' enrichment activity round-up
Having access to a broad range of industry expertise, knowledge and insight is one of the advantages of studying a professional or technical course at Eastleigh College. Here, we look at some of the enrichment opportunities that our Travel & Tourism students have enjoyed this month.
Join us at Southampton Business Expo 2019
The Apprenticeship Experts team from Eastleigh College will on hand at Southampton Business Expo 2019 to provide advice and guidance regarding apprenticeships, work based learning, professional courses and technical training. We cover a broad range of industry areas, and will also be joined by one of our partners, Saints Learning,
"Don't waste your pumpkins!" plea from Eastleigh students
Knowledge that an estimated eight million pumpkin are simply thrown away following Hallowe'en celebrations each year, Level 3 catering students at Eastleigh College are urging people to get cooking and make the most of this nutritious fruit.
College governor appointed Local Authority Director of Solent LEP
One of Eastleigh College's governors, Councillor Judith Grajewski, has been appointed Local Authority Director of Solent LEP. This Local Enterprise Partnership brings the business community together with the further education and higher education sector to ensure a prosperous and sustainable economic future in the region.
Eastleigh College awarded for employer engagement excellence
Eastleigh College has been awarded AoC Beacon Status in two areas, in recognition of its excellent support for students, and for the College’s work with employers, providing professional training and delivering skills to help grow the economy.