Plymouth College of Art appoints Paul Fieldsend-Danks as Academic Dean

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Plymouth College of Art has appointed Paul Fieldsend-Danks in the new role of Academic Dean, as part of the College’s continued development as a distinctive and innovative specialist Higher Education Institution (HEI), undergoing the year-long process of scrutiny on its journey to achieving Taught Degree-Awarding Powers (TDAP) and university title.

Paul will have academic oversight of...

Ivybridge gymnasts clinch eight national titles

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Ivybridge Community College gymnasts confirmed their status as the most successful school team in the country, taking a record eight titles at last weekend’s British Schools Gymnastics Association (BSGA) finals in Stoke-on-Trent.

In addition, the Ivybridge Gymnastics Academy gymnasts’ – who made up the majority of the South West team – brought home three silvers and four bronzes,...

Britain's Oldest Surgical College awards place in National Surgical Final to local student

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Scalpels were drawn in an interactive, one-of-a-kind, national surgical skills competition run by Britain's oldest Royal Surgical college with the announcement of the winner of the seventh round.

Conor Jones from the Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry was a cut above the rest in the South West Peninsula regional round, run by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh ( www....

Have you seen Exeter's Blind Spot?

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WESC Foundation (WESC) launches The ‘Exeter’s Blind Spot’ campaign.

Since the charity’s rebrand many people know WESC as the blind school and not by their official name, WESC Foundation. This campaign is aiming to increase awareness and strengthen the association between WESC and the ‘blind school’ that it is so often referred as.

WESC wants to encourage the general public to...

College pledges to help Plymouth become a sustainable fish city

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The Sustainable Fish Cities campaign aims to change the way consumers buy and eat fish, and to encourage local businesses and caterers to serve environmentally sustainable fish. With a long and proud connection with fisheries and as home to the largest fish market in England, Plymouth is one of only 27 Marine Protected Areas in England and home to around one thousand native species. The...

UTC Plymouth shortlisted for prestigious award

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Students and staff at UTC Plymouth are celebrating after being named as one of 15 schools shortlisted for the Young Engineers’ School of the Year award for 2015.

The awards look to recognise the work that is done by schools to nurture the next generation of engineers through the promotion of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects to its students.

The awards...

City College Plymouth Opens St Luke’s Retail Outlet

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City College Plymouth, in partnership with St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth has recently opened a new retail outlet in the main reception area at the College’s Kings Road site.

The shop is open to the public and is selling a range of clothes and accessories in order to raise funds for the local charity. All the profits from the shops go directly to the Hospice and is open Monday to Wednesday...

First Sea Lord leads on UTC Plymouth affiliation to Royal Navy

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UTC Plymouth has been asked to join an exclusive group of Colleges being affiliated to the Royal Navy, which will provide students attending the College with a very clear pathway into the Senior Service.

Admiral Sir George Zambellas KCB DSC ADC DL, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, stated: “Plymouth is strategically important to our maritime nation, whether as home to the...

Students can enjoy discounts galore on UNiDAYS

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As a student, money is tight. Bargains are treated like gold. Your pocket money or loan is spent on Tesco value toilet paper or recycled lined paper from Wilkinsons. But what happens when you have the urge to buy something new and out of the price range? Miscellaneous items such as clothes and pencil cases that students want will be heartbreaking for them if they are fully priced.