Loughborough College live radio play reaches for the stars in anniversary year
A radio play recording inspired by internationally acclaimed classic The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy has been presented for a live audience at Loughborough College.
In the 40th anniversary year of the first BBC broadcast of Douglas Adams’ hit science fiction comedy, performing arts students from the College recreated a studio theatre experience with Still Don’t Panic.
Worldwide beauty brand training for Loughborough College students
Loughborough College Beauty students have been enjoying a training boost from worldwide beauty brand Clarins.
The group spent a day with the French luxury skin care, cosmetics and perfume company, getting hands on with a range of treatments at their city centre spa in Leicester.
“It was fantastic for the students to be working one on one with therapists from such a high-profile brand and to be given the opportunity to become familiar with so many treatments and products.
Loughborough College Public Services students taken behind scenes for prison service insight
Loughborough College has been taken behind the scenes at HMP Leicester to gain a first hand insight into a career in the prison service.
High level support from the College has seen increasing numbers of Public Services students successfully securing positions in the service – and the group were thrilled to unexpectedly encounter a former classmate on duty.
Princess Anne hears from Loughborough College Space students Abi, Katie and Hannah at WISE initiative launch
Princess Anne has been talking to Loughborough College space students Abi Burton, Katie West and Hannah Coleman about raising the profile of science and engineering amongst females.
The Princess Royal is patron of the Women in Science and Engineering Campaign (WISE) and joined a master class where Abi, Katie and Hannah were sharing their experience from the unique Space Engineering programme launched by Loughborough College in association with the National Space Academy.
Businesses praise boost from new in house training offered by Loughborough College
Businesses across the region have praised the boost offered by new in house training from Loughborough College.
Working directly with a range of small and medium-sized companies as well as with organisations to identify their needs, the College is creating and delivering targeted support designed to enhance staff skills and aid productivity.
BBC radio highlights Loughborough College 24 hour Sportathon for Sport Relief
BBC radio has today been highlighting Loughborough College’s massive 24 hour Sportathon in aid of Sport Relief.
Ben Jackson dropped into the round the clock event which saw more than 300 students and staff taking part in non-stop activity at the College involving 40 different sports to raise funds for the charity.
The Radio Leicester presenter watched the sportathon in action and heard from Loughborough College sport students as well as FE Sport curriculum lead Danny Lee and College Sports Maker Tara Burgess.
Loughborough College student receives job offer after impressive work experience performance
Loughborough College students have earned praise for their outstanding performance on work experience with a local employer – with one impressing so much he has been offered a job.
Ben Wheeler and Reece Halford, who study Creative Media and Charlie Bolton, who is working towards his Extended Diploma in Business, were all given the opportunity through the College-based REED NCFE team to develop a range of skills with Loughborough-based Tranquil Plants.
Loughborough College Student Wins University Scholarship Award
A student from Loughborough College has been successful in Aberystwyth University’s Entrance Scholarship competition.
Bethan Evans, 17, who lives in Loughborough and studies A-levels in Geography, History and English Literature with the College, was awarded an Open Scholarship based on her strong performance in specialist exams.
“I went to an open day at the University and really liked it so when I found out Geography, which I planned to apply for, was one of the subjects where you could sit exams which might earn you a scholarship, I jumped at the chance.
Loughborough College welcomes Nicky Morgan MP and Chamber of Commerce and Trade
Loughborough College this morning welcomed Nicky Morgan MP and the town’s Chamber of Commerce and Trade – and welcomed the opportunity to showcase its Ofsted Oustanding-rated apprenticeships.
BBC radio live as Loughborough College prepares to unleash a 24 hour Sportathon for Sport Relief
BBC radio was live at Loughborough College this morning with preparations underway to unleash a massive 24 hour Sportathon in aid of Sport Relief.
Helen McCarthy heard how more than 300 students and staff are expected to take part in non-stop activity involving 40 different sports at the College to raise funds for the charity.
As Loughborough College Sport’s Danny Lee prepared to start the clock at 9.00am he was joined by students Charlotte Cooper and Ethan Ballentyne to talk to the Radio Leicester presenter.
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