Bradford Enterprise Academy (BEA), the new initiative run by Bradford College, was proud to honour five of its top student entrepreneurs at a prize giving event held at the College.
Bradford College and Bradford City Football Club have joined forces in a new and exciting partnership that is set to take the Education and Sports sectors by storm.
To celebrate the launch of the recent Healthy College Week, a series of innovative posters were devised by Bradford College students. To mark the achievements of the award winning designs, students were invited to attend a formal presentation ceremony, where the winners of the competition were revealed…
In a commitment to remember the past and create a better future, Holocaust Survivor, Harry Bibring retold his remarkable and poignant story of survival when he visited Bradford College to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II.
The Syrian Minister for Education jetted into the UK on a week long visit, as part of a ‘Skills for Employability’ project. During the visit, the Syrian delegation had the opportunity to attend a Bradford College Business and Enterprise Careers Event, held on Wednesday 25th November in the WOW Academy Centre.
Bradford College is celebrating after being named as an Association of Colleges Beacon Award winner. The Awards, which this year celebrate 16 years of rewarding outstanding teaching and learning in further education Colleges, were announced at the AoC’s Annual Conference in Birmingham on November 17.
Bradford College is proud to announce the launch of Healthy College Week. This is part of a series of innovative initiatives developed by Bradford Healthy College Manager, Jane Marshall.
‘Night of the Cybermen’ is the brilliant new play by Jonathan Hall, which was in production earlier this year at the Bradford Playhouse. Up and coming British design talent and Bradford College ND Art and Design student Thomas Rawcliff, was commissioned to design the flyer after winning a competition to promote the event.
Dressed in mortarboards and gowns, the sight of hundreds of graduands stepping up to receive their honours degrees from Bradford College Principal, Michele Sutton, OBE, filled parents, family and friends with pride during the annual Festival of Achievement.
As a member of the Prince’s May Day Network, the College recently pledged to take action against carbon emissions and climate change - encouraging staff, learners and visitors to do the same.
Oscar nominated Barry Purves is one of Britain’s most celebrated talents. As an international award winning animator and director, he brought joy to hundreds of students when he visited the College and WOW Academy to enlighten them on the fascinating subject of animation - and what life is really like in film and television...
The Executive Committee Elections were held earlier this month to appoint a new Student Council. The group, elected by the students of Bradford College supports the interests and welfare of the student body - raising awareness for student issues with the college management.
Apprenticeships are thriving at Siemens Mechanical Drives, demonstrating the organisation’s commitment to the long-term future of young UK engineers.
Students and staff at Bradford College gathered at the top of the 269 feet high Opal 3 Tower in Leeds, waiting nervously to abseil down the building in a bid to raise money for charity.
Adding new vibrancy to the city – the Delius Arts and Cultural Centre opened its doors as a centre for cultural growth on Friday 16th October 2009.The centre was originally a German church, named after Bradford composer Frederick Delius.
Bradford College Senior Lecturer and acclaimed Marketer, Dr Khosro Jahdi is a world renowned expert on the subject of Marketing Ethics and CSR. The impact of his work has contributed significantly to Marketing - the Education sector and beyond.
Government official, Dr Carole Sweeney, visited Bradford College’s WOW Academy on Wednesday 14th October, accompanied by British Council External Relations Manager, Helen Silvester.
In a competition that goes from strength to strength, the Bradford Law School was proud to host the third annual ‘Schools Debating Competition’ at Bradford College. 40 pupils from schools across the region were delighted to take part in 10 simultaneous debates across campus – strengthening their capacity to think analytically and formulate convincing arguments.
Bradford College in association with the Bradford Kickstart programme is delighted to launch the Bradford Enterprise Roadshow - a series of free events which aim to generate interest and awareness, inspire and excitement about enterprise.
Bradford College proudly celebrated success with its Grade One Awards Evening. The awards ceremony was held in the Level 6 Restaurant, to pay tribute to teaching staff at Bradford College who have achieved grade one in the latest Ofsted inspection - one of the highest accolades possible in the teaching world!
The National Student Survey (NSS) is the biggest annual survey of final year students studying on higher education courses in England. Bradford College is proud to announce that our student satisfaction exceeds the national average in many areas of teaching and learning.
Talented graphic student, Amanda Smith from Bradford School of Arts & Media at Bradford College is set to showcase her work at a Seasonal Anime and Manga Convention later this month. The biennial convention, titled ‘Fuyucon’ attracts hundreds of Art and Design students, professionals and enthusiasts each year.
On Friday 2nd October, Gerry Sutcliffe MP, Minister for Sport, officially opened the Appleton Academy in Wyke. The Academy is named after Sir Edward Appleton, the Nobel Prize winning scientist who both studied and worked at Bradford College.
BA (Hons) Fashion Design students, Gemma Wadsworth and Nasrin Moln are no strangers to success, as up and coming British designers, they seem to be taking the fashion world by storm with their innovative designs that celebrate, excite and inspire.
The national Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) have revealed the shortlist for the 2009 LSIS STAR Awards. Bradford College is proud to announce that College staff, Pat Templeman and Ian Brown have been included on this year’s shortlist for the prestigious award.
Jason Barnett is an ‘Ambassador for Health’ at Bradford College. He is the number one British Natural Bodybuilding World Champion and has earned respect worldwide for his physique and award winning performances. Jason has now been nominated for a Pride of Britain Award, which celebrates the achievements of unsung heroes and heroines.
Bradford College was proud to recognise and celebrate the achievements of its Early Years Professional graduates at a special ceremony held in the Henry Mitchell Hall at Bradford College.
Following the recent announcement that women's boxing would be included in the Olympic Games for the first time in 2012, Bradford Boxing Development Officer, Paul Porter, hopes it will raise the profile of the sport and encourage more women into the ring.
Bradford College has commenced the demolition of the Randall Well building on Great Horton Road, Bradford. Randall Well was first opened and used by the College in 1975.
An omelette challenge, hair braiding, student performances and the chance to meet the Bradford Bulls were just some of the activities that took place at the highly successful Appleton Academy Family Fun Day.
Bradford College is proud to announce that former PGCE student teacher, Edward Vickerman has been awarded the ‘Outstanding New Teacher of the Year’ accolade for the North of England.
Halifax-based student, Adam Worsick, proved that he is one of the best trainees in the Yorkshire and Humber, following success at the regional heat of this year’s SkillBuild – the UK’s biggest construction skills competition.
Three Bradford College students have won prestigious awards courtesy of the Helena Kennedy Foundation (HKF). The Helena Kennedy Foundation awards annual bursaries to students who have overcome significant personal and financial hardship to complete a further education course and progress into higher education.
Bradford College’s attendance at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show didn’t go unnoticed. With the appearance of the Wow Academy’s Space Bus and our eye-catching Space Hopper Launch Pad - the public gathered with great excitement to see what we had to offer.
Painting and Decorating students at Bradford College recently took up the challenge of decorating the Samaritans charity shop in Shipley.
Corrine Bosley is an exceptional student who was recently nominated for a Helena Kennedy Foundation (HKF) Award. Following her hard work, commitment and determination to succeed, she has now won a (HKF) bursary to study Astrophysics at University.
Bradford College students waited nervously to find out the results of their A levels. Much to their delight, the 20th August 2009 marked the successful achievement of their goals and ambitions. Their hard work, dedication and determination paid off, with students achieving fantastic results above the national average.
‘Bradford College Open’ is firmly established as one of the key events in the Bradford College sporting calendar and is now in its 15th consecutive year. Each year colleges from across the region, come together to compete in the memorable event.
The Bradford College Engineering Department is celebrating success, after three College students beat off stiff competition to win the WorldSkills UK Engineering Challenge - WorldSkills is the biggest skills competition in the world!
From the mainstream to the underground, the diversity of Bradford School of Arts and Media Summer Show never fails to impress. The 2009 exhibition set in the £4 million Yorkshire Craft Centre development, played host to the best in new generation talent.
Bradford College Principal and Chief Executive, Michele Sutton, was presented with an OBE by Prince Charles at a special investiture held at Buckingham Palace on Friday 10 July.
Following the success of the Adobe Campus Day, Bradford College is proud to announce they have been specially selected to host a Compliance Day by Phoenix Software, one of the UK's leading suppliers of software and experts in software volume licensing and compliance.
Students from the Sixth Form Centre at Bradford College were invited for a V.I.P tour of Pace plc to give them an insight into the world of work. The company believes it is vital to maintain links with education and invest time in students as potential employees of the future.
Thousands of runners gathered in Millennium Square, Leeds to take part in one of the most popular runs in the UK – The Gaz de France Leeds Half-Marathon. The participants had excellent running conditions on the dry and bright Sunday morning.
‘The Citizenship Teacher’s Handbook’ is an important new contribution to the training of teachers of Citizenship Education. As leading authorities on the subject of Citizenship Education, Bradford College Lecturer, Stephen Fairbrass, and his co-author Kate Brown, were approached by the publishers Continuum and invited to write the book.
A2 Art Student, Samie Ahmed is set to become the next in new generation talent to emerge from the Bradford College Sixth Form Centre, with his imaginative and lively artwork.
Bradford College students scooped awards at a prestigious Celebration Event and Awards Evening held at Leeds Civic Hall. West Yorkshire University and College staff, employers, local authorities, sector skills councils and other key organisations also attended the memorable event to share in the celebrations.
Bradford College has agreed on action to tackle inequality and increase the participation of women in non-traditional work areas.
A group of past and present Performing Arts students from Bradford College have collaborated to form a successful dance company called ‘Launch’.
‘A Story to Tell’ is the brilliant new book, written by Bradford College Lecturers, George Murphy and Maggie Power. The book looks set to become a huge success and shows how narrative and particularly oral storytelling can be used to bring literacy to life for primary school children.
Visitors from Bollywood jetted into the UK to visit Bradford College Principal, Michele Sutton, OBE and other high level College representatives. The Bollywood delegation arrived from Whistling Woods International - Asia’s largest Film, Television, Animation and Media Arts institute to cement their exclusive partnership with Bradford College.
Ronan O’Beirne, Assistant Director for Learning Development, has won the 2009 National Information Literacy Award. This is awarded to practitioners who raise the profile of information literacy and can demonstrate innovation, initiative and originality.
Three schools from Bradford experienced school life from both ends of the timeline as they were flashed back over 100 years to the reign of Queen Victoria and then catapulted into the future for a lesson in new technology at Bradford College.
The winners of the exciting competition Bradford College launched to mark the unveiling of the Accommodation Strategy, were invited to return to Trinity Green - the building they were responsible for naming.
Passenger figures for Bradford’s three FreeCityBuses have now topped 500,000, just as the buses take on a new look when the logos of their sponsors – Bradford College, the University of Bradford and Sovereign Health Care - are revealed.
Former Bradford College student, Balbir Panesar has received yet another accolade - a Gold Award from the Association of Colleges (AoC). Balbir was nominated for the award by Bradford College for his achievements in the construction industry following his time in further education.
Bradford College student, Firdos Hussain, was recently invited to meet the UK’s top United States diplomat to discuss a sponsored visit to America later this May. Firdos will be jetting off to America with other professional women working in education, health and the voluntary sector who have made a difference.
Jason Barnett is the number one British Natural Bodybuilding World Champion and is dedicated to being a natural for life bodybuilder. He has earned respect worldwide for his physique and award winning performances and has worked closely with the Bradford Bulls and Bradford City F.C.
Local and national businesses joined Bradford College to celebrate the success of top achievers at the annual Bradford School of Business & Law Awards Ceremony.
Earlier this year student teachers from Bradford College helped to create breaking news stories for the BBC. Taking part in the BBC News School Report Day to simultaneously create video, audio and text-based news reports published on the web.
Hospitality and Catering students at Bradford College organised a spectacular community evening to celebrate ‘East Meets West’. The event was hosted in the College Level 6 Restaurant, where guests were invited to sample a range of gourmet Asian cuisine.
Bradford College is proud to announce it is the first UK College outside the specialist deliverers to be chosen to host an Adobe Campus Day. Adobe is one of the world’s largest and most diversified software companies, with a reputation for excellence and a portfolio of many of the most respected and recognisable software brands.
Bradford College are proud to sponsor the Helena Kennedy Foundation Awards (HKF). The HKF was established in 1998 to provide bursaries to deserving FE students who have overcome significant personal and financial hardship to complete a further education course and progress on to higher education.
Bradford College proudly celebrated success with its annual Grade One Teaching Awards Evening. The event was held to mark the achievements and pay tribute to teaching staff at Bradford College who have achieved grade one in lesson observations - one of the highest accolades possible in the teaching world!
The WOW Academy has flown to America to visit one of the world's top space centres, ‘Kennedy Space Center’ in Florida. The centre is named after the president who challenged American scientists to land a man on the moon.
Bradford College are the pioneers behind a new and exciting Foundation Degree in Casting Technology - believed by experts to be one of the most important developments within the industry for many years.
Bradford College is delighted to announce its involvement with Bradford Mela 2009. The event is a great opportunity for communities to come together in celebration and to develop a greater understanding of each others cultures.
Bradford College proudly celebrated success with its Festival of Achievement Further Education Awards Evening. The annual event was held in the Sir Henry Mitchell Hall, to mark the achievements and pay tribute to Further Education students at Bradford College.
Bradford 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).
British television legend, Johnny Ball has joined forces with the WOW Academy to celebrate the ongoing success of the ‘World of Wonder.’ The well loved childrens TV presenter was a regular fixture on television in the 1970s and 1980s.
Bradford College has expressed its dismay and frustration after government funding for a £120 million new campus was put on hold.The Government’s Learning & Skills Council (LSC) announced a national freeze on funding last week.
The Wow, Digital and Creative Media Hub was proud to host an exciting digital and creative media event, which focused on the latest initiatives and funding opportunities within the sector.
Bradford College is delighted to host a delegation from Armenia, for a three day trip to the city. The visit is in conjunction with a British Council funded project, which has been running since June 2008.
Pupils from High Fernley, Wyke Manor and local feeder schools are to choose their preferred logo for the new Appleton Academy at a series of workshops.
Bradford College’s services to business brand, Total Training Solutions, is celebrating success by becoming the 101st organisation to achieve the Training Quality Standard (TQS), the highest training accolade possible.
Schools from across the country are flocking to visit the WOW Academy to experience the cutting-edge state of the art technology available within the centre.
The Government’s Department for Children, Schools and Families has formally approved the development of the Bradford College-sponsored Appleton Academy.
Student teachers from Bradford College are helping to create breaking news stories for the BBC. The student teachers are working with young people from three schools in Bradford to help them produce news stories for BBC School Report Day in March.
Bradford College has hosted the first ever pilot of the Amateur Boxing Association of England’s (ABAE) new Boxing Leaders Course. The College is hoping to become a centre of excellence for amateur boxing before the 2012 Olympic Games, and the development of this new and exciting course will play an important part.
Bradford College is giving apprentices the chance to develop their skills beyond competence, with a series of expert classes that demonstrate the difference between satisfactory skills and outstanding skills. The aim of the classes - to encourage learners to strive for excellence!
Bradford College proudly celebrated success with its annual Staff Awards for Excellence 2008. The awards ceremony was held to mark the achievements of individuals and groups of people who play a vital role in making the College a fantastic place to work and study.
On Friday 9th January 2009, Gerry Sutcliffe MP, Minister for Sport, officially launched the Bradford Disability Sports Academy - the first of its kind in the country!