THE most outstanding individuals and institutions that the further education sector has to offer have been recognised in the shortlist for the 2021 Tes FE Awards.
STUDENTS at USP College are celebrating GCSE results well above the national average after the College achieved a record-breaking outcome from exam resits taken in November.
FOLLOWING a successful bid to the American video and software company Epic Games, USP College has been selected to receive a $25,000 grant. The money will go towards expanding games development provision and Live Creative both of which are within the fast-moving Creative and Digital Sector. Live Creative is a unique college company, where Creative Arts students […]
SOUTH Essex College is supporting Colleges Week this week. Today’s theme is supporting people and communities. The college has created a 2020 mental health strategy to support students and staff mental health by ensuring there is advice and guidance available to all who need it. The impact of Covid-19 has had a profound effect on […]
MORE students celebrating higher grades at USP College today despite Covid-19 challenges Students at USP College have plenty of reason to celebrate this morning after the College saw a 7% increase in students receiving higher grades in their A-Levels. Months of worry about how Covid-19 and the cancellation of the 2020 summer exam series would […]
Virtual degree showcase for University Centre UNIVERSITY Centre South Essex students have created a virtual exhibition to showcase their degree work. Third year students studying creative degrees would normally host live exhibitions in the summer term for their final major projects but this had to be cancelled this year because of COVID-19 so they came […]
STAFF at USP College have been volunteering to help the vulnerable during this time, as part of the NHS initiative, The Royal Voluntary Service and within their local communities.
KIND-hearted staff and students at South Essex College have come together to support their local community by fundraising for local foodbanks.
USP College has confirmed that it will offer a place to any student applying for September 2020 after the Government announcement left school leavers worried about how their GCSE grades will be awarded.
SOUTH Essex College is offering a range of FREE courses for unemployed people to help them return to the workplace.
USP College student, Stacey Frost, 17, from Benfleet, competed in Crufts 2020 with her dog Herbie, 9, winning 1st place in Under 18’s Jumping and 12-17 Young Kennel Club (YKC) Pairs, and achieving 4th in Agility Dog of the Year.
TWO members of staff at South Essex College are taking part in the Brentwood Half Marathon to raise funds for charity.
UNIVERSITY Centre South Essex held an Employability Week for its students providing careers advice and industry insight from professionals who work in different creative sectors.
UNIVERSITY Centre South Essex has teamed up with Ultra Education to run a free 12 week business and entrepreneur programme for year 12 and 13 students.
NATIONAL Apprenticeship Week runs from 3-7 February. An apprenticeship is a real job with training which allows you to earn while you learn and gain a nationally-recognised qualification.
USP College welcomed the Mayor, Councillor Terry Piccolo, members of the William Palmer Educational Trust, Governors and staff to the official opening of their brand new A-Level Centre of Excellence at their Palmer’s Campus.
NATIONAL College Creative Industries is pleased to announce a formal partnership with South Essex College and Access Creative College.
HAVE fun with photography and learn essential skills to improve your pictures on a wide range of courses for adults or families at Thurrock Adult Community College, starting soon.
SOUTH Essex College is introducing an important levy pledge in 2020 to strengthen the local economy and help small businesses plug their skills gaps by hiring apprentices.
THURROCK Adult Community College, in Grays, has launched an exciting new range of daytime and evening classes for adults to do something different and learn a new skill.
STUDENTS from University Centre South Essex took an interesting trip to the Old Bailey, London’s central criminal court.
THREE Business students from USP College have won the Aspirations in Business challenge organised by the Institute of Directors (IoD). The annual Aspirations in Business event for post-16 students in Essex took place on the 13 November at Felsted School.
TALENTED Costume Construction graduates from University Centre South Essex have been working on the popular Netflix hit show, The Crown.
INSPIRED by BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing? Looking to learn a new skill? An exciting new range of Leisure Learning courses are now available to book at Thurrock Adult Community College including Ballroom, Latin American or Tap Dancing.