Eastleigh College was delighted to welcome an ITV Meridian news crew who came to talk with students as they celebrated their Level 3 achievements. The broadcast, which went out this evening, featured 19-year old Aneesah Ahmed who successfully completed her Health & Social Care Diploma and will be starting a nurisng Apprenticeship at Southamtpon General Hospital in October, and Miles Wellesley-Davies who has already started in full-time employment following his Diploma in Media, Marketing and Event Management.
Eastleigh College Vice Principal, Matt Phelps, was also interviewed about the work-related benefits of professional and technical courses, and how they can be better suited to many school-leavers. Anyone who missed the broadcast can read about it on ITV's website
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.
Eastleigh College is offering an alternative gift this Christmas, the gift of a new hobby!