College clarifies library plans
September 19, 2014

Weymouth College Principal Liz Myles yesterday confirmed that the College library would not be closing to students, saying: “Since we announced our intention to modernise the College’s library resource our students have voiced deep concern about the change and what they perceive to be the loss of a highly valued resource.  We will continue to review […]

 
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College commended for exemplary leadership skills development
September 16, 2014

Weymouth College, which is one of only five further education providers in the UK ranked Outstanding for Sport, has today been recognised for their exceptional contribution to leadership development and volunteer deployment in their community. Sports Leaders UK awarded their good practice by granting them Leadership Academy status and marked the occasion with the presentation […]

 
Commissioner considers College recovery options
September 11, 2014

Weymouth College is working with the FE Commissioner to ensure the best interests of local students and employers continue to be met. The College, which is now in the Top 10% of UK colleges based on latest success rates, has been experiencing financial pressures. In March 2014 Dr David Collins, the FE Commissioner conducted a […]

 
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Weymouth College lecturer finishes fifth fastest in the world
September 10, 2014

Weymouth College lecturer Tom Priest recorded an incredible fifth-placed finish at the Aquathlon World Championships in Edmonton, Canada, last month. The Sports lecturer, aged 27, completed the course in 30 minutes and 44 seconds, shaving four and a half minutes off the medal-winning time that won him a place on the GB Squad for Canada, […]

 
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Leggomen kick-start new College year
September 8, 2014

Students were celebrating the start of the new academic term at Weymouth College today with a BBQ and live music. During lunch, local band, The Leggomen, played an hour-long set to crowds of students who could be found soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the social aspect of college life. Today marks the first day […]

 
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Course places still available for 2014
September 4, 2014

It’s not too late to secure your place at Weymouth College. While our full-time courses are filling up fast, we still have a few places available on some courses starting in September 2014. Places still available A Levels Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2 Business BTEC Level 2 Business BTEC Level 3 Dance BTEC Level 3 […]

 
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Top chef launches College Academy
August 27, 2014

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 […]

 
Information Point
August 22, 2014

Got your exam results and not sure what to do next? Get free, impartial advice at the Information Point this summer. Doesn’t matter what school or college you attended Access free, impartial careers advice and guidance Discuss you university options with experts Guidance on resits, repeating A2s, Access to HE and college courses Find out […]

 
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College celebrates students’ A Level success
August 14, 2014

    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 […]

 
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Paralympian wins Student of the Year
July 21, 2014

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 […]