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Students build electric car for street race

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:56
Students from East Riding College built an electric car from scratch to compete in the UK’s first electric street race.  The group of engineering students built, tested and raced an electric car in the Greenpower Street Race which raced around the streets of Hull on Sunday 28 April.  

Copper Saucepan competition launched for 2019

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:49
The search to find East Yorkshire’s best young chef was launched at Elwell’s training restaurant at East Riding College in Beverley this week.  Organised by the Hull and East Riding Hospitality Association and now in its thirteenth year, the Copper Saucepan competition seeks to discover the Apprentice Chef of the Year and culminates with a live final in the food theatre at Beverley Food Festival in October. 

Sonoco Trident Inspire 3D Artists of Future

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 13:52
  Staff from Sonoco Trident in Hull spent a week at East Riding College introducing students from the level 3 media and computing courses to 3D design and specialist modelling software.  This is the first time the global creative design giant has worked with a college to share their insights into the world of 3D design.

Elwell's hosts Vegan Pop Up

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 13:34
Elwell’s restaurant on Flemingate, which is part of East Riding College, hosted a vegan pop up restaurant on Saturday.   The Kiwi Food Company served up delicious Vegan meals to eat in or take away as part of a new venture by Elwell’s to use the restaurant as a pop up venue.

Colleges' successful Institute of Technology Bid

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 09:48
East Riding College is one of seven regional colleges that have received the green light from the Department of Education to work with two local universities to develop the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT). 

East Riding College No.1 in Yorkshire for achievement

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 11:30
East Riding College have hit the top spot in national achievement rates tables published by the Government recently.  Achievement rates are one of the strictest measures of student success and show the percentage of students that were awarded their qualifications on completing the academic year. 

Headlands pupils solve College murder mystery

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Fri, 03/29/2019 - 14:55
Headlands School pupils took part in a murder mystery event organised by East Riding College this week.  The year 9 pupils were invited to help solve the case of the disappearance of the College’s former principal, in a specially-written immersive theatre experience by specialist group, Murder by Invitation.

Hundreds Flock to Bridlington Futures

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 17:29
East Riding College hosted Bridlington’s biggest jobs fair this week as part of its ongoing St Mary’s Walk 10 year anniversary celebrations. The Bridlington Futures event attracted over 50 employers and over 400 attendees.

Could you be a College governor?

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 12:36
East Riding College is seeking new governors to bring a variety of strategic skills and experience to the College.  The College’s governing body is particularly looking for new members who have an interest in education and experience working at a strategic level.

Students fly the flag for Pride

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:42
East Riding College travel and tourism students organised ‘Pride Fest’ as part of Diversity Month at the College this week.  Level 3 Travel and Tourism students put in the hours to organise the event as part of their enterprise project on the course to raise money for Pride in Hull.

College provides 'Ideal' training for modular builders

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:29
East Riding College helped Carnaby-based Ideal Building Systems Ltd access funding to put 26 of their team through NVQs in Innovative Modern Methods in Construction and Site Carpentry.