Plymouth College

Plymouth College Open Morning success

Hundreds of visitors took the opportunity to visit Plymouth College today (Saturday 7 October), as part of their Open Morning.

A whole host of activities, such as interactive science displays, musical interludes, drama performances and sport demonstrations were on display and guests were particularly impressed with the explosions taking place in Chemistry.

The Open Morning is...

Top prize for Plymouth art student

Devon Artist Network (DAN) is proud to announce the Jane Pine as the winner of a brand new annual award “The Devon Artist Network Student Award for Excellence in Painting, Drawing & Printmaking,” awarded to a student in their final year of the Plymouth College of Arts BA (hons) Painting, Drawing & Printmaking course, who in the view of the judging panel, has demonstrated excellence in...

Students sail through to national business final

Business-savvy students from Plymouth College beat off competition from five other teams to win the West Yorkshire heat of the BASE National Business competition run by chartered accountancy body, ICAEW.

The Plymouth College pupils impressed the judges with their insight and teamwork when taking on the role of ICAEW Chartered Accountants for the regional heat on February 11, sending...

Burglary at Plymouth college

Detectives are seeking burglars who broke into the student hangout at Plymouth’s City College at the weekend.

The offenders broke a reinforced window and smashed their way into the students' room in the early hours of Sunday 7 December.

They stole an X-Box and three controllers, a FIFA 14 game and an amount of cash. They also damaged a television trying to get it off the wall...

Council House opens its doors to the public for graduate art exhibition

An exhibition of striking artwork by Plymouth graduates will be on display as the Council House opens its doors for public viewings.

Paintings, prints, photos, ceramics and sculptures feature in the display borrowed from degree shows at Plymouth University, Plymouth College of Art and the University of St Mark and St John.

The exhibition will be open to the public on three days...

More gold for Ruta as Plymouth's swimming star breaks third world record

Plymouth-based swimming sensation Ruta Meilutyte has added more goal medals to her Olympic and World Championship titles in a World Cup event in Moscow.

The Lithuanian who is a national hero in her home country and studies at Plymouth College, won both 50m and 100m short course breaststroke titles.

The 16-year-old coached by Jon Rudd at Plymouth Leander, set a new world record...

High pass rates in Plymouth on nerve-jangling A level results day

Nervous Plymouth A level students have been discovering their results today, while the university application body UCAS has revealed the highest number of applicant acceptances recorded for A level results day.

Plymouth's sixth forms are reporting strong pass rates as A level students discover their grades and whether they have been accepted on higher education courses around the UK...

Plymouth's Ruta Meilutyte breaks world record on her way to swimming final

Plymouth College student Ruta Meilutyte has set a new world record for the 100m breaststroke in the World Aquatic Championships semi-final in Barcelona.

The 16-year-old Lithuanian set a new world best time of 1:04.35 on Monday 29 July to qualify for the final.

The Olympic Champion who is coached by Jon Rudd, swims for Plymouth Leander, after moving to Plymouth from Lithuania...

Local jewellers supports junior fencing star

Michael Spiers Jewellers is often associated with an array of sports, from squash to diving and even cricket - it therefore comes as no surprise that the independent family jewellers, with stores in Plymouth, Truro, Exeter and Taunton, were keen to support a rising fencing star in his quest for gold.

Last year, Joshua Hellings, a pupil at Plymouth College and a member of the Plymouth...