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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 […]

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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 […]

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Law students quiz Supreme Court Judge

A Level Law and Public Service students at Weymouth College had the opportunity to quiz the President of the Supreme Court, Lord David Neuberger, on Friday. Lord Neuberger, the UK’s most senior judge, was making his third annual visit to the College, where he spoke to students in the College’s Hive Lecture Theatre. Lord Neuberger […]

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Weymouth College stay top of the league

Weymouth College Boys Football Academy remains top of the British Colleges Sport South West League following a commanding 7-1 win against local rivals Kingston Maurward on 5 February 2014. Despite the tough conditions, a disciplined and patient performance saw Weymouth overcome their opponents as well as the wind to head in at half-time with a […]

MP Richard Drax visits Weymouth College Job Club

Weymouth College Principal Liz Myles was pleased to welcome Richard Drax MP to the College-run Weymouth and Portland Job Club on Thursday morning. The Job Club provides unemployed people across Weymouth and Portland with personal and professional advice and support, in order to help job-seekers back in to work as quickly as possible. Job club […]

Part-Time courses starting Jan-Feb-Apr 2014

Looking to update your skills for everyday life or wanting to gain a qualification for work purposes? At Weymouth College we’re offering a range of part-time courses that will meet both these needs. Please click a course title to find out more. Part-time Accountancy courses Certificate in Bookkeeping, starts 6 February 2014 (9.30am – 12.30pm). […]

Students reach Finals of National Contest

Three Weymouth College construction trainees have won a place at the finals of the UK’s largest multi-trade competition, SkillBuild 2013. The three trainees have already triumphed at the South West regional heat of SkillBuild and will compete against the other regional winners at the Skills Show, the UK’s biggest skills and careers show which takes […]

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Summer of a Lifetime

Thirteen school-leavers, part of the NCS group ‘Flaming Flamingos’ have had their redeveloped communal garden at Westham Methodist Church officially opened by Deputy Mayor, Councillor Kate Wheller. Eleven NCS groups took part in restoring community projects this summer, with more set to help in autumn for the programme. The garden will be used by the […]

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Life’s a Beach for Japanese Students!

LIFE’S a beach for a group of Japanese students this summer thanks to Weymouth College. Fifteen students have been enjoying the sights of Weymouth and Portland this August as part of the college’s International Summer School. Students have been visiting the borough through Weymouth College since 2005, and this summer’s visit has been hailed as […]