Hair, Beauty and Sports students from Eastleigh College this week gave their support to Asda's Tickled Pink campaign, raising money for two breast cancer care charities.
Asda's Tickled Pink campaign is in its 17th year with both customers and staff having raised over £30 million for registered charities 'Breast Cancer Care' and 'Breast Cancer Campaign'. Following on from a successful event the College hosted at Asda in Fareham, the students were invited to the Eastleigh store.
Students provided demonstrations including nail file and polish, massage and hair styling as well as collecting donations in Asda, Eastleigh.
Level 3 Hairdressing student Nicki Cotton said, "I'm really enjoying the course and this type of event gives us the opportunity to practise our skills - and for a good cause."
Kalpana Srinivasan of Chandlers Ford had her hair styled by the students, commenting, "I've never had my hair in curls before! I only moved to the area a week ago and have been looking at colleges, so it's been useful finding out about the courses available and helping the charity at the same time. I'm really pleased I came along!"
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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'.