College News

Apprentices help Chester events company thrive
Published: December 4, 2017

Young people from across the region are being given the opportunity to develop their careers and skills in the workplace thanks to growing Chester events company, Funktion Events.   Funktion Events, which specialises in birthday parties, corporate events, hen and stag do weekends, has over the past three years recruited and employed...

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PwC give employability advice to students
Published: December 4, 2017

Business Studies students at South Cheshire College/ West Cheshire College were given an invaluable insight into employability skills and career opportunities with one of the world’s largest professional services firms PwC.   Jack Phelps and Alex McKay, who are on PwC’s School Leavers programme, held a two-hour workshop with students currently studying...

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Students become the UK’s best of the best
Published: November 28, 2017

Talented Creative Media Production & Games Development student Penny-Jane Prior, 17, from Chester, who studies at South Cheshire College/West Cheshire College’s Ellesmere Port Campus, has won Gold at the WorldSkills UK Competition in 3D Digital Game Art.   Penny-Jane, who competed in front of 70,000 spectators at the NEC in Birmingham last...

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College Celebrates Students’ Graduation Ceremony
Published: November 23, 2017

High achieving students from across Cheshire celebrated with their families and friends, along with the Lord Mayor of Chester Cllr Razia Daniels, at South Cheshire College/West Cheshire College’s Higher Education Graduation Ceremony at Chester Cathedral.   The packed Chester Cathedral celebrated the success of more than 200 students who have studied at...

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College students get hands on with global warming
Published: November 23, 2017

South Cheshire College/West Cheshire College students took part in a government funded Erasmus programme at the College’s Crewe Campus to improve their knowledge of global warming and how to reduce their carbon footprint.   Thirty-two engineering students from Mindelheim, a town in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany, along with their teachers Alexandra Zieger and...

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World Skills Winners!
Published: November 20, 2017

Congratulations to our two winners!

 

Penny-Jane Prior who won GOLD in 3D Digital Game Art and

Louise Bateman who won BRONZE in the Nail Technician category

Both students from our Ellesmere Port Campus competed at the World Skills competition in Birmingham on Saturday 18th November...

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Students snap up Barcelona
Published: November 6, 2017

A group of 21 South Cheshire College/ West Cheshire College photography students flew to Barcelona to capture the historic sites and experience the culture of one of Europe’s most popular cities.

The Year 2 students studying BTEC Photography - Graphics and Art enjoyed a three-day trip to the...

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Chester Cathedral hosts College’s Graduation Ceremony
Published: October 25, 2017

Successful students from across Cheshire will celebrate their achievements at South Cheshire College / West Cheshire College’s Higher Education Graduation Ceremony on 16 November at Chester Cathedral.  

The ceremony will celebrate the success of more than 200 students who have studied at the College’s Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

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College Students Make the Cut
Published: October 23, 2017

South Cheshire College celebrated the grand opening of its on-site Barbers Salon with award-winning, International Barbering Educator, Darryn Pitman, marking the official launch.   The new salon named Squires of Cheshire is now open for business and run by Debra Baldwin, Hair Lecturer at South Cheshire College, who has been barbering for...

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Our teacher in the running to be named one of ‘Britain’s Classroom Heroes 2017’
Published: October 18, 2017

  • Shane Guildford of South Cheshire College is to attend the prestigious UK grand finale of the Pearson Teaching Awards
 
  • Nomination follows the acceptance of a Silver Teaching Award earlier this year for his exceptional contribution to the teaching profession
  On Sunday 22nd October, Shane will attend a glittering awards ceremony...

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