Devon student reaches final of JDO RAW national design competition

Plymouth College of Art student, Emma Flintham, has been selected as one of five finalists of the national student design competition - JDO RAW 2020 .

Over 150 students from across the UK submitted entries to the initiative - run by one of the UK's leading design agencies JDO - that has garnered a reputation for opening doors into the notoriously competitive design industry. Three...

Plymouth interns celebrate graduation

After nine months of hard work, 10 very proud interns have graduated project SEARCH.

Watched by equally proud parents, the interns graduated from the project after 9 months of intensive work based training to gain diplomas in progressions.

In the last seven years more than 50 interns have graduated from the project.

The ceremony was held at Derriford Health and Leisure...

Trainees from across Europe head for Devon

A Devon-based work placement company is preparing for its busiest summer yet with hundreds of trainees travelling to the South West from across Europe.

A record number of trainees, more than 220, will be welcomed by The Training Partnership (TTPL) in July. Another 75 will arrive in August.

The company, based at Torquay Innovation Centre, works with hundreds of Devon firms to...

Art graduates showcase work in Council House exhibition

Paintings, prints, photos, ceramics and sculptures are just some of the artwork by Plymouth graduates that is now on display in the Council House.

The Open Art exhibition is work chosen by city councillors from arts degree shows at Plymouth University, Plymouth College of Art and the University of St Mark and St John.

The art by 26 students explores a range of challenging...

City pledges online help for Universal Credit claimants

People who don’t use the internet are being targeted in a major new Council project to stop them from losing out on benefits, services and work.

The city is launching a project to target pockets of the population, who are not comfortable using the web, to give them the chance to learn the online basics.

It is estimated 38,000 Plymouth households are not connected to the...

University to provide free career confidence workshops for South West graduates

Graduates across the South West are being offered the opportunity to prepare for the competitive jobs market by attending one of a series of two-day ‘Career Confidence Graduate Workshops’.

The events are being run by Plymouth University’s Careers and Employability Service and will provide techniques and tips on all aspects of career success, from job search strategies and writing CVs...