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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Lord Jones “blown away” by Apprentice Fair

More than 250 students, 30 exhibitors and 100 business people filled Weymouth College last Friday afternoon for the College’s first ever Apprentice Fair. The Apprentice Fair was a joint collaboration between Weymouth College, the Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce and Richard Drax MP, intended to provide businesses and students an insight into the benefits […]

Further Education Commissioner congratulates College progress

A key government figure has visited Weymouth College to understand the College’s current financial position.  The visit by the Commissioner was triggered by the College experiencing pressure on its finances and he wanted to see first-hand what plans were in place to resolve the issues. Following productive meetings with both staff and students, Dr David […]

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Dorset: a ‘region of the future’

Dorset has been recognised as one of the top 10 regions for inward investment across Europe. The county has been marked as a ‘region of the future’ by fDi Intelligence Magazine, produced by the Financial Times and distributed globally to international investors and companies looking to expand into foreign countries. The county has been recognised as a […]

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March is Apprenticeship month at Weymouth College

This March sees the seventh annual Apprenticeship Week, when employers across the country are encouraged to celebrate the achievements of their Apprentices and recommend to others the business benefits of providing an Apprenticeship, but at Weymouth College the activities will extend all month. Weymouth College will be lending its knowledge and expertise of Apprenticeships to […]