East Riding of Yorkshire

College student receives scholarship fund in memory of Driffield carpenter

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:51
Student Luke Hodson, aged 17 from Lockington has been chosen to receive a bursary from the Gordon Leason Carpentry Apprenticeship Scholarship Fund, awarded by the Rotary Club of Driffield.  The Trust was created in memory of Mr Gordon Leason, a skilled carpenter and joiner from Driffield, who passed away aged 92, leaving a bequest to help trainee carpenters in the local area. The £500 annual prize is intended to help students buy their first tools of the trade.

College first in North to gain gold status in forces-friendly scheme

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:49
East Riding College is the first college in the North to be recognised as a gold-level employer by the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  This award recognises employers that go the extra mile to support their employees who are ex-forces or part of the wider military family such as spouses or cadets. 

Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology groundbreaking ceremony

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 12:20
East Riding College held a ground breaking event on 19 October at its Flemingate campus in Beverley as part of its celebration of Colleges Week 2020.  The symbolic ground breaking ceremony marks the start of work on the construction of a new Institute of Technology at the College’s Beverley campus.  It is part of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology, one of only 12 such institutes across the country.

Jodie named apprenticeship recruiter of the month

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 12:13
East Riding College for Business apprenticeship recruiter Jodie Koplick was named Recruiter of the Month in September by Get My First Job, the website used by young people to find apprenticeship vacancies.  The College has used the website since 2016 and has been recognised for offering an excellent candidate experience from advert to placement.   

Boiler breakdown at Bridlington campus - remote learning for rest of the week

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 15:57
BRIDLINGTON STUDENTS: East Riding College’s Bridlington campus is switching all timetabled sessions to remote learning for the remainder of this week from tomorrow, Tuesday, 13 October.This is due to a breakdown of the building’s boiler, which provides hot water. 

East Riding College selected to run new T Level qualifications

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 13:24
The College, based in Bridlington and Beverley, will be one of only 88 new providers nationally that have been selected to deliver the high-profile programmes.  East Riding College will deliver T Levels in Digital, Engineering & Manufacturing, Education and Construction.
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