Andy Wilds graduated from the BA (Hons) Public Services Management Course with a first class honours degree. Andy made a three hour round trip from Hull to attend classes at Bradford College. He worked fulltime as a Crew Manager in the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) and balanced the commitments of family life with study. Andy wanted to increase his career prospects to create a better life for his young family and was determined to succeed.
Bradford College played host to the best in new entrepreneurial talent, with the second Bradford Enterprise Academy’s Christmas Fair.
In the latest bid to drive down unemployment following the recent government announcement showing record figures for 16-24 year olds, Bradford College has teamed up with The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy to offer students the opportunity to realise their career potential.
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 Graduation Ceremonies.
With widespread media coverage surrounding the record number of young people out of school, work and training, Bradford College is leading the way with an innovative range of courses that have employability in mind.
The annual ‘Grade One Teaching Awards Evening’ was held to mark the achievements of outstanding members of staff that have helped play a vital role in shaping Bradford College into the innovative institution we know today.
Movember is the month formerly known as November, where men join together to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues. During November, 22 previously well shaven members of staff from across Bradford College, sprouted ‘tash tastic’ moustaches to raise vital funds specifically for prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men.
Bradford College is celebrating success after 14 Electrical students were specially selected for Electrical Apprenticeship within the local region. The students, who started at Bradford College on full-time courses and are all now working towards either Level 2 or Level 3 Electrical qualification, used their own initiative to find possible and sought after apprenticeships.
Construction, Engineering and Computing Bradford College students’ showcased their talents last week at a WorldSkills UK Information Session. The competition involved the students being set challenges applicable to their subject area and allowed them to showcase their skills and talents.
Bradford College Students’ Union and West Yorkshire Police have joined forces to hold a ‘Dark Nights Roadshow’ at Bradford’ College. The week long campaign has been created in a bid to raise awareness on staying safe during the darker nights – making a valuable contribution to city centre safety.
From the world’s first official UNESCO City of Film, three British animation legends have volunteered to mentor two Bradford College students, in a bid to help develop up and coming talent entering the industry.
The heat was turned up in the kitchen of the International Food Academy as budding young chefs battled it out to win a place in the regional finals of the National Junior Curry Chef Competition 2011/12, in the heart of Bradford – the Curry Capital of England.
Bradford College is proud to announce award winning, classical realist painter and portrait artist to The Queen, Darren Baker, will receive an honorary fellowship during the College’s graduation ceremonies in December.
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Peter Maggs certainly made a splash when he took on a wacky fundraising challenge with a twist earlier this month. Peter somersaulted a total of 100 times from Shipley swimming pool’s 16ft diving board, in a bid to raise money for Yorkshire’s own national heart charity, Heart Research UK.
A film crew from Vietnam TV jetted into the UK to visit Bradford College to gain an insight into skills training and industry links in a UK Further Education institution.
The launch of the new ‘Wellbeing’ website is the latest innovation from Healthy College Manager Jane Marshall, in her bid to provide a fresh and forward thinking approach to health for staff and students at Bradford College.
In the heart of Bradford – labelled the Curry Capital of England, Colin Burt, Head Chef Trainer at Bradford College’s International Food Academy (IFA) has smashed the Guinness World Record for the biggest bhaji in the world, in partnership with award winning restaurant Prashad.
In the heart of Bradford – the Curry Capital of England, Colin Burt, Chef Trainer at Bradford College’s International Food Academy (IFA) is aiming to break the Guinness World Record for the biggest bhaji in the world, in partnership with award winning restaurant Prashad.
Between 10th – 15th September 2011, Europe’s largest celebration of Science, Technology and Engineering, The British Science Festival came to Bradford, the first time in over 100 years.