College News

New FE College for Cheshire hosts Apprenticeship Awards
Published: April 26, 2017

South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College will host their inaugural Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony on Thursday 27 April at the College’s Ellesmere Port Campus.   Following the merger of the two Colleges to create a new FE College for Cheshire last month, the prestigious Ceremony brings together the ‘best of the best’ from...

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Employability Boost for Beauty Therapy Students
Published: April 20, 2017

Trainee beauticians had the chance to apply their therapy skills to the workplace in a Work Awareness Day held at South Cheshire College.   Level 2 and 3 Beauty Therapy students took a day off their usual timetable to learn from leading beauticians in the area.   Masseurs and beauticians from...

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UK Recognition for College’s Equality and Diversity Programme
Published: April 6, 2017

South Cheshire College have been named in the top 50 best organisations in the UK by the National Centre for Diversity.   During a prestigious Annual Grand Awards event held at the Queens Hotel in Leeds, the College was recognised among the country’s best companies in relation to Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity,...

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Catering Students take Culinary expertise from Celebrated Chef Mark Hix
Published: April 3, 2017

Celebrated Chef, Mark Hix, left his London-based kitchen to lead South Cheshire College catering students in an evening of fine-dining. Hospitality and Catering students collaborated with the newly honoured MBE Mark Hix in preparing a five course fine-dining experience, open to the public. Mark Hix was joined by his Head Chef, Kevin Gratton,...

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Colleges Merge to form new FE College for Cheshire
Published: March 31, 2017

South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College have today (31 March 2017) formally merged to create a new FE College for Cheshire, securing the future for learners throughout the region.  The newly formed College, which will have an annual turnover of £40m with more than 11,000 students and 1,300 Apprentices, will...

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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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