Mark Hix at the Hix Academy
Top chef launches College Academy

Weymouth College is joining forces with celebrated chef and food writer Mark Hix, to train the next generation of chefs and restaurant staff. This ground-breaking partnership will see Mark Hix open a new restaurant in Weymouth this summer, replicating the style and flavour of his top London restaurants at the College’s Cranford Avenue site. The […]

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College celebrates students’ A Level success

    Students and staff at Weymouth College are proudly celebrating another year of A Level success, as course results are published across the country today. This year, the College’s A Level students achieved an overall A2 pass rate of96%. That figure represents an 11% increase on the 2013 pass rate and means that, the […]

Maxine Moore
Paralympian wins Student of the Year

Mark Hix with Student of the Year, Maxine Moore   Team GB Paralympic athlete Maxine Moore is celebrating her latest win, as she scooped Student of the Year 2014 at the Weymouth College Student Awards earlier this month. Maxine, who represented Great Britain at the 2012 Paralympic Games and has cerebral palsy, had already won the […]

T&T students
Students raise more than £1,000 for cancer charity

  The Teenage Cancer Trust received a substantial donation last Friday, courtesy of the fundraising efforts of some hard-working students at Weymouth College. In just a single day, Level 3 Travel and Tourism students raised a combined £1,510 from two events held at Weymouth Pavilion. The events, an afternoon of bingo and an evening talent […]

College students earn prestigious internships

Six star students at Weymouth College will this summer take their first steps on the careers ladder after successfully completing Weymouth College’s Paid Internship Programme, sponsored by the Samuel Mico Trust, a Weymouth-based community charity committed to enhancing the learning and up-skilling of the local community. The Paid Internship Programme invites dedicated students to undertake […]

Tom w Medal Final
College lecturer wins Bronze at European Championships

Weymouth College Sports lecturer Tom Priest won Bronze at the European Aquathlon Championships last week. Tom, 27, from Crewkerne, travelled to Cologne in Germany for the event last Saturday, 31 May. Similar to the triathlon but without the cycling section, the Aquathlon is a dual-discipline race consisting of a 1,000 meter open-water swim followed by […]

Travel & Tourism Maj 2014
BTEC students rock Majorca

BTEC Travel & Tourism Year One students at Weymouth College have just returned from a successful Residential Study Visit to C’an Pastilla, Majorca. The Residential Study Visit is an integral part of the two-year course, for which students must plan and participate in all travel arrangements and activities. Previous destinations have included Cyprus, Barcelona and […]

Tom Priest in GB Tracksuit
College lecturer to compete at European Championships

A Weymouth College Sports lecturer has been selected to represent Team GB at a major championship in Germany later this month. Tom Priest, 27, from Crewkerne, will travel to Cologne for the European Aquathlon Championships on Saturday 31 May. Similar to the triathlon but without the cycling-section, the Aquathlon is a dual-discipline race consisting of […]

Boss Stone Staff portal
20th Anniversary Boss Stone Carving Competition

Weymouth College, home to the best stone masonry training courses in the UK, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Dorset’s renowned Boss Stone Carving Competition, which tests the skills of current Stonemasonry and Conservation students. To mark this special occasion, this year’s competition is offering an open invitation for guests to come and view this display […]