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
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 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.