College News

Free College Transport Launched for September
Published: March 24, 2017

Students travelling to study with us from September 2017 will receive free transport in a brand new sustainability scheme.   All 16-19 year old students enrolled on a full-time course will be eligible to access free transport to and from College throughout the full academic year. Due to the popularity of this initiative the...

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College University Application Success
Published: March 14, 2017

We are delighted to announce that 95% of our early UCAS applicants have been offered university places at Russell Group universities. Early applications were submitted to UCAS in October 2016 for students applying for medicine, dentistry, veterinary degrees as well as for courses at the University of Oxford and Cambridge. Russell Group...

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College Shortlisted for two National Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Awards
Published: March 14, 2017

Two members of our college staff have been shortlisted for awards in the National Centre for Diversity (NCD) Grand Awards 2017. The awards ceremony recognises Further Education institutions for their work in encompassing the culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. Principal Jasbir Dhesi has been shortlisted for ‘Principal of the Year’ and Director...

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Organs put Under the Knife as Students Operate in Science Experience
Published: March 10, 2017

Science and Health Science students participated in a live operating theatre as part of a two-day Science experience. Operating Theatre Live set up a series of interactive operating theatres where pupils had the opportunity to take on the role of surgeon on a series of pigs’ organs. A Level Science, BTEC...

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College Celebrates Boom in Apprenticeship Opportunities
Published: March 7, 2017

We are celebrating a large increase in numbers of young people signing-up to apprenticeships in the last year. As part of National Apprenticeship Week, our Apprenticeship Team are offering free drop-in sessions to people in the area looking for jobs between 12-1pm every day Monday 6th – 10th March. Working with 200...

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Young Writers Orchestrate Political Pieces in Orwell Workshop
Published: March 2, 2017

Pupils from local high schools took part in The Orwell Youth Prize workshops held at the College to explore political writing as part of our SCC Futures programme.   The Orwell Youth Prize aims to inspire and support the next generation of politically engaged young writers.   Children from The Oaks Academy,...

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College Caterers Prepare for Chester Food, Drink and Lifestyle Young Chef Final
Published: February 28, 2017

Three Catering students have cooked their way to the final of the North West Young Chef Competition.   Their culinary skills will be judged by MasterChef’s Gregg Wallace in the final held at Chester’s Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival in April.   Competing over three heats, the semi-finals took place at West...

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South Cheshire College receives Reaccreditation of STEM Assured Status
Published: February 20, 2017

Our STEM Festival celebrated the reaccreditation of our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Assured Status. Special guest Jason Bradbury, best known for presenting The Gadget Show, was one of the attractions in a Sports Arena filled with innovative technology. Hundreds of STEM students, school children and members of the community were invigorated by...

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Hair and Beauty Jubilation at Regional Competition
Published: February 20, 2017

Creative Hair and Beauty students have gained regional success at the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists North West Area Competition.   They scooped four awards, competing against schools and colleges in the North West of the UK, gaining first place in both Ladies Fantasy Hair and Body Art, second place in Ladies Evening...

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College Motor Vehicle Department Join Forces with Speed of Sight Charity
Published: February 13, 2017

Motor Vehicle students moved their studies up a gear by collaborating with a national charity which offers driving experiences. Speed of Sight Charity provides opportunities for people of all ages with disabilities to enjoy the excitement and thrill of motorsports. Three cars have been specially designed and built by the charity...

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