ITV Meridian News highlights Level 3 student successes
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
Proposed Institute of Technology is a step closer in the Solent region
Eastleigh College is one of six FE and HE providers collaborating with Solent University in a bid to become the first Institute of Technology (IOT) in the Solent LEP region. The proposal is to create an IOT specialising in digital technologies, engineering and marine.
920 learners gain Mental Health Awareness
Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week all learners aged between 16 and 19 currently studying at Eastleigh College were offered an extra fully-funded short course to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties. Over 920 learners took part.