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November 2017
Music video produced by former student to raise awareness on autism proves big hit with celebs

Music video produced by former student to raise awareness on autism proves big hit with celebs

A former Wiltshire College student is making waves on YouTube with a music video about autism and mental health, which has been endorsed by none other than Alesha Dixon.
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Wiltshire College students graduate at Salisbury Cathedral

Wiltshire College students graduate at Salisbury Cathedral

Cheers and applause echoed through Salisbury Cathedral as Higher Education students celebrated their achievements at Wiltshire College’s annual graduation ceremony.
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October 2017
Wiltshire College given National Lottery funding by Sport England to help get students active

Wiltshire College given National Lottery funding by Sport England to help get students active

Wiltshire College has been awarded £136,000 of funding from Sport England to encourage students to take part in regular activity.
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September 2017
Wiltshire College announces link with world-class performing arts academy

Wiltshire College announces link with world-class performing arts academy

Wiltshire College is celebrating a new link with the renowned Wilkes Academy of Performing Arts, which is endorsed by a range of celebrities.
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Wiltshire College partners with QinetiQ to boost skills in the region

Wiltshire College partners with QinetiQ to boost skills in the region

Wiltshire College and the QinetiQ Apprentice Training School are to share expertise and resources to help boost engineering skills in the region.
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Business students get inside scoop at ice cream farm

Business students get inside scoop at ice cream farm

Students got a flavour of the ice cream business during a trip to Marshfield Farm.
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August 2017
Applications for apprenticeships soar in 12 months

Applications for apprenticeships soar in 12 months

Wiltshire College has seen its apprenticeship applications nearly double in the past year.
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July 2017
Carpentry students’ proudly present bespoke twiddle boards to care home residents with dementia

Carpentry students’ proudly present bespoke twiddle boards to care home residents with dementia

The last day of term for some of Wiltshire College’s youngest students was a memorable one as they made a special delivery to care home residents with dementia.
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Wiltshire College students show they are a cut above at a top hairdressing competition

Wiltshire College students show they are a cut above at a top hairdressing competition

Hairdressing students Jessica Brimble and Michelle Palmer joined 22 other competitors from across the South West at the College’s Chippenham campus for the second stage regional heat of the World Skills UK Hairdressing Competition.
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June 2017
Awards evenings celebrates the successes and achievements of Wiltshire College students

Awards evenings celebrates the successes and achievements of Wiltshire College students

Wiltshire College hosted its annual awards evenings celebrating the achievements of students throughout the academic year.
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Wiltshire College visits forces families in Germany to offer advice as the British Army relocates back to the UK

Wiltshire College visits forces families in Germany to offer advice as the British Army relocates back to the UK

Wiltshire College staff spent a week in Germany talking to forces families moving to the county as the British Army relocates back to the UK.
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College’s university provision awarded new national quality mark

College’s university provision awarded new national quality mark

Wiltshire College has achieved a top quality mark for its university level courses in a new excellence measure published today.
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Art student’s Guinness record attempt for world’s largest knitting needles

Art student’s Guinness record attempt for world’s largest knitting needles

An Art & Design student is keeping everything crossed that she has broken a Guinness World Record for creating the largest knitting needles!
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May 2017
Cooking workshop brings taste of Lebanon to Trowbridge

Cooking workshop brings taste of Lebanon to Trowbridge

A Lebanese cooking lesson proved a hit with students who admitted they can be fussy eaters!
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Police officer talk gives Criminology students fascinating insight into equality in the workplace

Police officer talk gives Criminology students fascinating insight into equality in the workplace

Criminology students were fascinated to learn more about equality in the workplace during a visit from a serving police officer.
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Health & Social Care students enjoy quality time with dementia patients

Health & Social Care students enjoy quality time with dementia patients

Bingo, books and biscuits were just some of the activities and experiences bringing dementia patients and students together in Chippenham.
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April 2017
Wiltshire College’s university level courses meet top UK standards

Wiltshire College’s university level courses meet top UK standards

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Wiltshire College following its review of the institution in February 2017.
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Coveted Brain of Wessex takes pride of place at Wiltshire College

Coveted Brain of Wessex takes pride of place at Wiltshire College

Wiltshire College staff are celebrating after winning the coveted title of Brain of Wessex.
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March 2017
Wiltshire College’s university level courses meet top UK standards

Wiltshire College’s university level courses meet top UK standards

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Wiltshire College following its review of the institution in February 2017.
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