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Student success celebrated at Town Hall award ceremony

A host of achievements were celebrated at the annual Leeds College of Building Awards Night. Hosted at Leeds Town Hall, the poignant event celebrates the achievements of students over the 2017/2018 academic year. Winners are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but also for going the “extra mile,” overcoming adversity,

Roofing students return from vocational trip of a lifetime

Two Leeds College of Building apprentices have just returned from the trip of a lifetime after winning a competition to go on an all-expenses-paid journey to northern Spain for three days. The students flew to Madrid and then on to the famous CUPA PIZARRAS quarries - the biggest tectonic natural slate

Two Leeds Trinity students awarded the Ken Hodgson Memorial Prize for Business

Two exceptional students from Leeds Trinity University have been awarded the Ken Hodgson Memorial Prize for Business which recognises academic excellence and services to the community and business. Emily Outram, a third-year Business and Management student, and Richard Todd, who is in the final year of a degree in Accounting and

Chemical manufacturing firm hosts students for district’s first Manufacturing Week

Students from schools across the district will be experiencing the world of specialty chemical manufacturing first-hand as part of the inaugural Bradford Manufacturing Week 2018. Airedale Chemical, based in Cross Hills, has invited students from Bradford’s One in a Million free school, Keighley’s Holy Family Catholic School and Parkside School in

Leeds Trinity begins business-to-business sales degree apprenticeship

Leeds Trinity University will begin a Degree Apprenticeship in Business-to-Business (B2B) Sales from next week. The three-year programme, which has been developed in partnership with global sales company Consalia, will teach the skills, knowledge and behaviours for individuals to become effective B2B sales professionals. It will combine university study alongside paid work,

Vizulate wins education brief with children’s day nursery group

A Brighouse digital marketing agency has been appointed to support the growth of a family-run children’s day nursery group across West Yorkshire. Vizulate Digital has been briefed to design and implement a complete digital marketing strategy for Children’s Place Day Nurseries to help increase occupancy levels across the group’s 14 nurseries

Nursery scoops national award for excellence

A North Yorkshire nursery has received national recognition in the Nursery World awards, for the exceptional quality of its food and the way it is integrated into every day life for its children. Incy Wincy's Day Nursery in Bedale is Ofsted rated Outstanding and has a number of other prestigious awards

Business leaders to “sleep out” in aid of Harrogate’s homeless

Ashville College has agreed to host the first ever Harrogate CEO Sleepout. CEO Sleepout is a national charity which supports local charities close to each CEO Sleepout venue - to help in the plight of homelessness. Taking place in the grounds of Ashville College on the night of Thursday, December 6, those participating in the

YPO helps schools to tackle challenges around edtech

Wakefield-based YPO is helping schools across the country discover and evaluate new education technologies, with the launch of an innovative new solution. "Edtech Impact" developed by Innovate My School, is an online platform that will guide teachers and school leaders through the vast choice of edtech products, by evaluating their specific

Universities collaborate to support business success

An exciting collaboration between Huddersfield and Bradford University is set to give young businesses across the Leeds City Region access to a flexible and dynamic programme of events that has been specifically designed to unlock growth potential. Launching on October 2, Huddersfield Business Pathway will offer places free of charge to

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