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Anthony Nolan thanks Plymouth student volunteers for their incredible lifesaving year

Leading blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan is saying thank you to students from 40 UK university ‘Marrow’ societies, who have recruited over 1,000 students to its stem cell donor register, and raised £26,293 this academic year, despite the cancellation of almost all events due to the pandemic.

‘Marrow’ is the name given to Anthony Nolan’s network of student volunteer groups. Over the...

The Donkey Sanctuary supports veterinary students through lockdown

Veterinary students from across the world have benefited from online teaching during the Covid-19 lockdown, thanks to experts at international animal welfare charity, The Donkey Sanctuary.

The charity’s veterinary team, who are based near Honiton in Devon, have always played an active role in teaching the next generation of veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, farriers and equine...

Parents encouraged to allow their children to be tested for COVID-19 at school

Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, is encouraging parents to give their consent to allow their children to be tested for coronavirus at school.

“The first step in the government’s roadmap starts next week with all students returning to schools and colleges,” he said.

“Students are going to be asked to take a lateral flow test twice a week, and while it’s not...

TikTokers

Top of the Toks: UK’s uni students earning cash on TikTok, as most popular student stars are revealed in first national ranking

New research from student accommodation search engine Mystudenthalls.com has revealed the UK students finding fame on popular social media platform, TikTok, from the comfort of their student rooms- with the potential to make anything from £150 to a staggering £15,000 per video, and finding success overnight. The findings reveal an increasingly popular way for UK students to make money as the...

Financial stress keeping UK students up at night, as one in five get less than 5 hours of sleep

New research released today has found that that over half (51%) of UK university students claim stress or anxiety to be the cause of sleep disturbance, with financial stress a leading cause (44%) - and 1 in 5 students getting fewer than 5 hours sleep each night.

The research, released by student accommodation search engine Mystudenthalls.com , has looked into the quality of student...

Plymouth College of Art Commercial Photography students archive collections at The Box

Students from Plymouth College of Art’s BA (Hons) Commercial Photography for Fashion, Advertising and Editorial course have collaborated with expert curators from The Box, Plymouth to photograph items from the collections of the £40+ million cultural development which is set to open in spring 2020.

Guided by Curator of Art, Terah Walkup and Media Archivist, Stacey Anderson, the...

Chefs, hospitality pros and food heroes gather at Kitley for grilling, chilling and chocolate

Devon Food Heroes Peter Gorton (Master Chef of Great Britain) and Jim Fisher (Exeter Cookery School) joined other local chefs, hospitality professionals and catering students from South Devon College and City College Plymouth at Kitley House Hotel and Restaurant, near Yealmpton.

The special event, organised by The Chefs’ Forum, saw chefs and front-of-house professionals from across the...

On the menu at Kitley House - a summer gathering of chefs and hospitality pros

Local chefs and hospitality professionals will come together with catering students from South Devon College and City College Plymouth on June 24th at Kitley House Hotel and Restaurant, near Yealmpton.

The special event, organised by The Chefs’ Forum, will see chefs and front-of-house staff from across the county rub shoulders with catering suppliers and aspiring college students....

UTC Plymouth students unveil innovative Plymouth STEM app

UTC Plymouth, part of Reach South Academy Trust, today unveiled an innovative new app designed to co-ordinate local STEM activity, supporting the delivery of the STEM Plymouth Strategic Plan and increase the number of post-16 students studying or working in STEM fields.

Designed and developed by a group of Sixth Form IT and Computing Level BTEC students, the App is for use by the...

Extended Diploma Film students work with international directing duo Zhang + Knight

UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design (Film, Animation & Media Production) students from Plymouth College of Art recently took advantage of an opportunity to work with directing duo Zhang + Knight on a music video for FRIEND London, an agency that has produced commercials, online content, short films, and music videos, for clients including Google, Adidas, and Nike.

Pre-...

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