John Mcmurray-Williams recently won a signed Southampton shirt and the chance to have a private backstage tour of Southampton Football club, including the home dressing room. John entered the competition after attending the Eastleigh College and St Mary’s Training Centre stand, who were running the competition, at Southampton Business EXPO at The Ageas Bowl.
Eastleigh College and St Mary’s Training Centre attended the event, to promote the new collaborative working model between the two organisations. When asked about the model, Belinda Moore, Eastleigh College’s Business Development Manager, explained:
“The collaborative model brings together elite sporting insights and apprenticeship expertise to offer a diverse set of training tactics that encourage high-performance thinking and career aligned learning. We believe in developing Apprentices who are well equipped and confident to make an impact in the workplace as ‘Corporate Athletes’.”
John Mcmurray-Williams, Business Development Director at Innovate Create, was joined by his stepson Ollie at Southampton Football Club, who was the happy recipient of the signed shirt. John enjoyed the EXPO event and commented:
“I visited Southampton Business EXPO with my company due to the networking opportunities with suppliers for our business, but it was interesting to see other organisations and what they were offering. I think the opportunities provided by the St Mary's and Eastleigh College collaboration model are really exciting and EXPO is a brilliant platform to get what the partnerships offers.”
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We are delighted to have been recognised by The Times Education Awards for the support we provide to students who need to re-sit their GCSEs after leaving school. The excellent results our students achieved last summer include more than twice the national average gaining a maths GCSE, testament to the dedicated team of teachers who use innovative approaches and techniques to inspire our learners.
Young chefs and hospitality students from Eastleigh College were joined by other competitors from training providers across the south to take part in the southern regional heat of an established national competition. The Major Series 2020, which is organised by Major International in conjunction with the Craft Guild of Chefs, saw 50 competitors take over Eastleigh College's three professional kitchens and East Avenue restaurant and work their culinary majic across ten different classes from 'afternoon tea' to 'street food'.