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New Short Films Explain Specialist Degrees in Bradford

New Short Films Explain Specialist Degrees in Bradford

16th August 2022


A new series of short videos released by Bradford College highlight the specialist degrees on offer right here in the city. Each video follows a different student on a professional degree pathway. These include Katie Martin studying BA (Hons) Make-up with Special Effects, Naved Gardezi a BSc (Hons) Top Up Civil Engineering Project Management degree, […]

Labour MP Meets Bradford College Leadership Team

Labour MP Meets Bradford College Leadership Team

16th August 2022


The Bradford College David Hockney building hosted a recent visit by Naz Shah, Labour Member of Parliament for Bradford West and Shadow Minister for Crime Prevention. The MP met with senior managers, including College CEO Chris Webb, Chair of Governors Cath Orange, and Alina Khan, Bradford College Vice Principal for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. Various […]

Specialist Contact Lens Workshop Inspires Next Generation of Opticians

Specialist Contact Lens Workshop Inspires Next Generation of Opticians

15th August 2022


A group of past and present ophthalmic dispensing students (specialising in the study of the eye) were treated to a unique training workshop at Bradford College. Contact Lens Certificate students were invited to a bespoke event delivered by Ian Sexton from No7 Contact Lenses. The session focussed on specialist lenses called ‘sclerals’ – large-diameter gas […]

Bradford College Extend Bantams Backing 

Bradford College Extend Bantams Backing 

12th August 2022


Bradford College has agreed a new deal with the Bantams, which will see it remain a main club partner for the 2022/23 season.  “The stadium offers an alternative location for the College to hold employer and careers events on a larger scale, and we will be sharing the details of these events via our website […]

Degree Student Appointed Hospital Artist in Residence

Degree Student Appointed Hospital Artist in Residence

8th August 2022


A mature student at Bradford College has just been appointed Artist in Residence at the Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) after generously producing free artwork for the hospital. Peter Hodgson, who uses art to support his mental health, has so far produced four pieces of work using various media from mosaic to printing. His art is […]

Bradford College Tutor Opens ‘The British Transplant Games 2022

Bradford College Tutor Opens ‘The British Transplant Games 2022

8th August 2022


Karen Piotr, a Bradford College staff member whose late husband was a life-saving organ donor, had the honour of opening the 2022 The British Transplant Games last week. Hosted in Leeds from 28 – 31 July, The Westfield Health British Transplant Games sees teams from hospitals across the UK come together to compete in over 25 sporting events. The […]

Bradford College Apprentice Scoops Top Local Business Award

Bradford College Apprentice Scoops Top Local Business Award

8th August 2022


A Bradford College Apprentice won the top accolade at the Bradford Means Business (BMB) Awards 2022. Alexandra Robinson, who undertook a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration at Bradford College, was awarded The Apprentice of the Year title. She went on to pick up the Winner of Winners award later in the evening too, after she was chosen […]

Carpentry Skills Help Bring Historic Walled Garden Back to Life

Carpentry Skills Help Bring Historic Walled Garden Back to Life

8th August 2022


Carpentry students from Bradford College have kindly volunteered their services to help a community garden project at Yorkshire Water’s Esholt Hall site. The historic building is being renovated as a flagship Centre of Excellence for Yorkshire Water’s training academy. Bradford College students on the City & Guilds Technical Certificate in Carpentry are enhancing their skills by gaining […]

Sanctuary-Seeking Women Aided by College Language Classes

Sanctuary-Seeking Women Aided by College Language Classes

8th August 2022


A new ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) sanctuary class has been created in Bradford to help transform lives. Starting on 2 August, the Laisterdyke Gambian Ladies class will help a group of female sanctuary-seekers to improve language skills, personal development, employability, health, and gain family support. ESOL classes are designed to help individuals […]