College News

Top skills from Construction students
Published: July 18, 2017

South Cheshire College students, Jack Shakeshaft and Jamie Richardson, put their skills to the test at the SkillBuild competition in Birmingham last month.   Flying the flag for Bricklaying in the New Entrant Category, Jack Shakeshaft, 20, from Nantwich, impressed the judges to take second place in the competition.   Jack said: “Having made...

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College awards winning restaurant shortlisted for AA Restaurant of the Year
Published: July 18, 2017

South Cheshire College’s AA College Rosette deli and restaurant the Academy has been shortlisted for the prestigious AA College Restaurant of the Year Award following a day of judging held at the Park Plaza Riverbank in London.   The AA College Restaurant of the Year Award has been developed in conjunction with...

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College helps young people get ahead in reading
Published: July 10, 2017

Award-winning author Bali Rai visited South Cheshire College as part of the College’s inspiring Reading Ahead campaign.     Bali Rai, whose debut novel, (Un)arranged Marriage was published in 2001 to fantastic reviews and won several awards; is a leading voice in teenage fiction with a succession of acclaimed titles.     Nancy Bennett, Learning Resource...

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Award winning student invited to St James’ Palace Legacy Award
Published: July 10, 2017

  Lydia Greatrix, 18, from Hinstock, Shropshire, had the honour of representing South Cheshire College when she was invited to the Inaugural Legacy Award at St James’s Palace in London, which recognised exceptional young people from across the world.   Lydia, who won South Cheshire College’s Principal’s Prize for Contribution to College Life...

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College hosts annual Awards Ceremony
Published: July 10, 2017

South and West Cheshire College hosted the second of its two annual College Awards at its Crewe Campus last week with 34 individual awards presented to students studying a range of academic and vocational courses from A Levels to Access courses.   Jasbir Dhesi, Principal and Chief Executive at South and West...

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Dynamic Cheshire Duo Push the Boundaries
Published: July 4, 2017

South Cheshire College sports massage student, Amanda Kimber, 35, from Nantwich has joined forces with former student Lee Wilkinson, to expand and enhance Lee’s successful company LW Sports Therapy.   Achieving an immediate position in the sports industry, Amanda started at LW Sports Therapy earlier this month having entered the final stages...

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Family Fun at Community Day 2017
Published: July 4, 2017

Hundreds of people enjoyed a fun-filled glorious summer’s day at our annual Community Day on Saturday 17th June.   The College’s Community Day brought together an exciting mix of music, food, dance and sport with hands-on arts and crafts, demonstrations, performances, sporting sessions and refreshments.   Held in association with Crewe Town Council and...

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Cheshire FA kicks off sports journalism partnership with College
Published: June 16, 2017

Cheshire Football Association is proud to announce a new and exciting sports journalism partnership with South and West Cheshire College.   The partnership will offer creative media students work placements in journalism, photography, videography and copywriting; plus a specialist sports journalism course is planned to start in September 2018.   This innovative partnership will...

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It all starts with an amazing teacher!
Published: June 16, 2017

Shane Guildford of South Cheshire College wins a Silver Teaching Award in the category, The Award for FE Lecturer of the Year   Selected from thousands of nominations, Shane Guildford, from Crewe, Lecturer in Hospitality and Catering at South Cheshire College is one of just 56 winners to be recognised on Thank...

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Manchester United former star helps South Cheshire College student
Published: June 14, 2017

South Cheshire College Health and Social Care student Nina Collins, 19, from Congleton, has received a new powered wheelchair from The Boparan Charitable Trust.   The wheelchair was presented by former Manchester United and England Football team captain, Bryan Robson, along with representatives from The Boparan Charitable Trust and the 2 Sisters...

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