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Refrigeration engineering student has eye on Shanghai following selection for ‘Skills Olympics’ UK Squad

An Eastleigh College student is aiming to compete in Shanghai, China after being selected for the Squad UK following his exceptional performance at WorldSkills UK at the NEC in Birmingham last month. The 19-year old refrigeration and air conditioning engineer will now be exposed to an 18-month training programme before an ultimate selection test in Spring 2021.

Innovative provision gains recognition for AAC Apprenticeship Awards shortlisting

Eastleigh College has been shortlisted for FE Week & AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2020 in recognition of our ambitious pathways and support for SEND learners to achieve economic independence.

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.

'Trainee of the Year' national industry awards success

The talents and hard work of an engineering apprentice at Eastleigh College have been recognised at the air conditioning and refrigeration industry’s National ACR 'Trainee of the Year' Awards.

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.

"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.