60 school pupils from nine West Yorkshire schools took part in the second annual schools debating competition at Bradford College. The competition is run by Bradford Law School, part of Bradford College as an enrichment activity for local schools.
The Coast 2 Coast cycle route is one of Britain's longest and most challenging routes. It involves rugged terrain, long climbs and is based on off-road tracks, disused railway lines, cycle paths and minor roads.
The Bradford Bulls will be setting up camp in the new state-of-the-art Bradford College Trinity Green Campus. The Bulls are carrying out pre-season training for the forthcoming Super League season, and will be using the College’s indoor facilities every Wednesday until Christmas!
Bradford College is celebrating after a Government’s Oftsed inspection report judged it to be “Good” with many “Outstanding” features following a full Ofsted inspection, which took place between 6th and 10th of October 2008.
The College is celebrating after being awarded a National Beacon Award for its outstanding contribution towards Equality & Diversity in the Further Education sector by the Association of Colleges (AoC).
The Lord Mayor of Bradford presented awards to the winners of the first ‘Ilkley and District Community Star Awards.’ The awards scheme was established to mark the achievements of individual volunteers and groups making a difference to the lives of people in Burley-in-Wharfedale, Menston, Addingham and Ilkley.
Professor Paul Gately is an expert in obesity and weight management. He’s worked with the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, on a two part TV documentary to offer help and advice to a family in Hull on healthy eating with a low budget. He has now joined forces with Healthy College Manager, Jane Marshall to tackle obesity.
Bradford College proudly celebrated success with its annual Festival of Achievement, marking the achievements of students graduating from degree programmes validated by Leeds Metropolitan University.
The England Wheelchair Rugby League Team had their last training session at Bradford College, in preparation for the Inaugural Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup in Sydney, Australia. The England Wheelchair Tag Rugby League World Cup Squad head out to Sydney next week
Award winning Chef, Jerome Gaurdre, joined the team at Level 6 Restaurant to prepare and cook dishes featured in his autumn menu from the Clocktower Restaurant at Rudding Park. Bradford College’s Level 6 Restaurant was delighted to host the dining experience, featuring the award winning chef.
Thousands of runners gathered in Millennium Square, Leeds to take part in the Gaz de France Leeds Half-Marathon on a damp and overcast Sunday morning. More than 5,000 people signed up for the 13.1 mile event, and an estimated 3,800 took part in the main run. Amongst those taking part, were a team of five from Bradford College
Staff and students from Bradford College have been marking the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake which killed 75,000 people in South Asia in 2005, by raising £13,350 for the Kashmir Education Foundation.
On Saturday 20th September 2008, Gerry Sutcliffe MP, Minister for Sport, officially opened Bradford College’s new Trinity Green Campus! The £20m development housing the College’s Sport, Engineering and Construction curriculum areas, is expected to be one of the most innovative and ambitious in the country.
Dressed in their blue mission jump suits, NASA astronauts brought all the excitement of space to Bradford today, when they touched down in Centenary Square. Children from the city’s schools were thrilled when they got an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet six of the seven astronauts, who have just returned from an exhilarating space shuttle mission.
Bradford College got ready for blast off with the launch of the WOW Space Bus! A new and unique learning environment, which focuses on the promotion of: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) across Yorkshire and Humberside.
A new national initiative to help improve the health and wellbeing of students and staff in further education colleges has been recently announced by Bill Rammell, Minister for Further Education. This is excellent news for Bradford College, which has already developed a Healthy College initiative and has been singled-out for praise by the Government.
Bradford College meets Bollywood in an exclusive partnership with Asia’s largest Film, Television, Animation and Media Arts institute - Whistling Woods International!
Bradford College Students celebrate success, expressing their delight as A level results revealed…
A formal expression of interest submitted by Bradford College and Bradford Council for the College to be the sponsor of the new Appleton Academy has been approved by the Government’s Department for Children, Schools and Families.
Does the local economy benefit from the revenue created by Bradford College and other universities in Bradford and the district? A recent report reveals the answers…
Now in its 14th consecutive year, ‘Bradford College Open’ is firmly established as one of the key events in the Bradford College sporting calendar. Each year colleges from across the region come together to compete in the event.
This year's sell out Student Summer Fashion Show, showcases some of the rising stars to emerge from the Bradford School of Arts and Media. The watching eye of the fashion world is increasingly turning to the School to spot the next great talent.
The 2008 exhibition set in the £4 million Yorkshire Craft Centre development, played host to the best in new generation talent. Students from the School look set to follow in the footsteps of former students, Andy Goldworthy and David Hockney as the eagerly anticipated show was well received.
Art and Design Student Kirstie Wright, has been making regular appearances on the hit TV series 60 Minute Makeover since impressing TV Producers with her work, skills and ideas developed during her course.
Saks International Creative Director and former British Hairdresser of the Year, Andrew Barton recently swapped the Saks salon for a visit to Bradford College.
Celebrity Chef, Lesley Waters, well known for her regular television appearances on Ready Steady Cook, This Morning, Can’t Cook Won’t Cook, and Great Food Live, visited the College to offer healthy eating advice to students and staff.
Fashion students at Bradford College ‘bagged’ top prizes in a prestigious design competition for sponsors of Graduate Fashion Week – River Island. Selected as winners for the re-cycling competition, first year students Jade Anderson and Jade Hannam designed bags created from scraps picked up in charity shops. Second year student (and runner up) Saadha Ali, was also selected for her creation of an eye catching carrier bag design for River Island.
Bradford College students scooped three awards in the UK’s largest national festival of learning - Adult Learners Week. Organised by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) our learners were recognised for their remarkable achievements at Leeds Town Hall.
The winners of the exciting competition Bradford College launched to mark the unveiling of the new Accommodation Strategy was revealed today.
Bradford Bulls stars Ben Jeffries and Joe Vagana recently launched Bradford College’s Sports Academies.
Bradford College is set to mark its 175th anniversary by staging an exhibition of 175 former students who have made a key contribution to its long and distinguished history
On Tuesday 29th January, Bradford College Innovative Technologies Centre launched ‘WOW’ and opened its doors to a ‘World of Wonder’.
On Saturday 2nd February 150 people braved snow and a severe weather warning to attend the private view of the Hibrida III show dedicated to Ian Colverson’s collections and collaborations.
The Yorkshire Craft Centre's Bradford Gallery was transformed into a wonderland of natural sculpture and wall hangings by students from Introductory and First Diplomas in Art & Design from 4th to 8th February.
Love was certainly in the air in the Henry Mitchell Hall on St Valentine’s night as seven members of Paper Zoo Theatre Company gave us an unforgettable evening of music and words on the theme of love.
The launch of the Helena Kennedy Foundation Awards was announced today! Creating excitement and speculation over the identity of the successfully nominated student, to be revealed at a later date. Last year Bradford College was successfully involved with the HKF, which saw A level student, Leticia Kioma, awarded a highly sought after bursary of £1000 from the Helena Kennedy Foundation.
Here and Elsewhere, the stunning collection of landscape paintings in oil on canvas board by lecturer and artist, Kate Johnson opened at Bolton Royd Gallery on Wednesday 23rd January. The subjects are drawn from locations in Yorkshire, the Lake District and Norfolk plus further afield in Italy and Greece.