College News

Entrepreneurial Spirit during College Business Exhibition
Published: January 17, 2017
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Our first year BTEC Business Level 3 students have been pitching their business ideas at the ‘Evolve Business Exhibition’. One of the groups organised the event as part of their ‘Managing a Business Event’ module, whilst another group of the Business students created their own small business ideas, designing all marketing...

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Science Students in Pole Position with F1 Technology
Published: January 17, 2017
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Chemistry students magnified their understanding of molecular structure, with a Science session held by Glyndwr University. TechniQuest Glyndwr provided a workshop for Science students, using infrared spectrometer to identify different compounds. The non-invasive machine is able to identify the authenticity of materials, including checking oil in the engines of Formula 1...

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College Students Experience Lessons from Auschwitz
Published: January 16, 2017
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South Cheshire College students, for the fifth consecutive year, had the opportunity to visit Auschwitz.   Four students studying Humanties based subjects, travelled to Poland to learn more about the horrors of World War II’s Holocaust.   In 2012, South Cheshire College students first took part in the specialist education project called Lessons from...

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Former Eastenders Villain Sends Luck to College Students
Published: December 21, 2016
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A former Eastenders actor sent a video message to our Performing Arts students ahead of their final The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Christmas show.   John Altman, the actor who played Nasty Nick Cotton in Eastenders during the 1990’s, sent a ‘good luck’ message to the College cast.   Dressed as Captain...

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Electrical Instillations Student Qualifies for Major UK Apprentice Competition
Published: December 20, 2016
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An Electrical Instillations student has qualified for a UK Apprentice Competition.   Nathan Hallwood from Northwich was nominated for the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition by his College lecturer, Nick Doyle.   Studying in the third year at the College, Nathan works at J Seddon Electrical Contractors as part of his...

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Under 18’s Film Competition Launched
Published: December 19, 2016
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We have teamed up with Nantwich Film Club to launch a Film Competition for children and young people across Crewe and Nantwich.   Young Film-maker Competition is open to all schools and colleges in the area to enter a short film across three categories.   Prizes for the competition include a trophy, weekend pass...

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Joy Over Awarding of National Diversity Award
Published: December 15, 2016
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The National Centre for Diversity have awarded our College with the title of Best Newcomer of the Year and reached number 20 in their list of UK Top 50 Further Education Providers.   South Cheshire were one of only three colleges from the North West to feature in the Top 50, which...

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College Pupil Strikes Silver in UK Karate Championships
Published: December 8, 2016
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Vocational student, Rebecca Martin, has has become a Silver medallist in the UK Karate Championship. Becky, from Winsford, entered the Karate UK Nationals 2016 where she competed over three qualifying rounds before fighting in the final in November. She was awarded second place in two of the three main sections of karate...

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College International Team Shines with Cheshire Business Award
Published: December 5, 2016
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Congratulations to our International Team who won ‘Exporter of the Year’ in South Cheshire Chamber’s 20th annual Business Awards ceremony held at Crewe Hall.   Since forming in 2014, the International Team have welcomed over 1,300 students from across the world to Crewe, having formed links worldwide with many European and Asian...

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Former College Student Switches On Bright Lights of Weston
Published: December 5, 2016
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A former South Cheshire College student has lit-up Weston with his annual charity Christmas Light Display.   Graham Witter has opened his home to generous members of the community, until 28th December 2016, in an effort to raise money for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.   Now in its fourth year, Graham has previously...

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