Education

City College hosting cross-campus Open Evening

On Tuesday 20th November from 5.30 to 8pm, City College Brighton and Hove is hosting an Open Evening covering both its main campuses, with a regular shuttle service running between the Central Pelham Street campus and City College East on Wilson Avenue. Tutors from all departments will be able to speak to visitors about the [...]

City College Brighton and Hove Fashion Show gives Martlets a fundraising boost

City College Brighton and Hove Fashion Show gives Martlets a fundraising boost

Martlets Hospice had a £500 boost from City College Art & Design students recently when the proceeds from a charity fashion show held earlier this year were presented to Martlets Community Events Fundraiser Clem Hunnisett. In ‘Rags to Riches’, Fashion and Textile students from the Foundation and Extended Diploma Art and Design courses had taken [...]

City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust team transforms Bevendean Community Garden

City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust team transforms Bevendean Community Garden

A group of young people from City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust ‘Team’ programme recently helped transform Bevendean Community Garden by creating a new pathway, trimming the entire garden, designing and constructing a bench for the wildlife area and painting the community garden sign. The Prince’s Trust Team programme is a 12-week personal development [...]

City College Brighton and Hove brings Digital Media Apprenticeships to Sussex

City College Brighton and Hove brings Digital Media Apprenticeships to Sussex

City College Brighton and Hove has announced the launch of the Sussex Digital Media Apprenticeship – a new apprenticeship for the digital era. The Apprenticeship has been developed in response to employer demand and to help meet the skills needs of Brighton & Hove’s thriving creative and digital sector. The Apprenticeship builds on the success [...]

City College Brighton and Hove hosts another dazzling Visual Arts End of Year show

College hosts another dazzling Visual Arts End of Year show

City College Brighton and Hove’s Visual Arts End of Year Show, one of the highlights of Brighton and Hove’s art calendar, is being held in the College’s York and Trafalgar buildings on Pelham Street for five days, commencingon Friday15  June. From a department graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, the final projects from over 300 students who [...]

University of Brighton student recreates the Queen’s Coronation dress

University of Brighton student recreates the Queen’s Coronation dress

A student from Brighton University has helped recreate the Queen’s Coronation dress for a Diamond Jubilee window display at Harrods. The Queen’s couturier Norman Hartnell’s personal archive was discovered by dress historian Jane Hattrick in 2005. Jane then researched the dress as part of her masters dissertation and her PhD research. She uncovered information into [...]

School head gets fit for Snowdon climb in £3,000 fundraiser for St Andrews Preschool in Hove

School head gets fit for Snowdon climb in £3,000 fundraiser for St Andrews Preschool in Hove

A Hove school supervisor is anxiously anticipating a five-mile climb up Mount Snowdon over the May bank holiday – to raise up to £3,000 in funds for modern equipment at St Andrew’s Community Preschool in Hove. School Supervisor Pam Bebb said: “I’m looking forward to the trip with anticipation, but also some trepidation. Five miles [...]

Brighton graduate credits The Open University with career success

Over 350 graduates in the South East received their degree awards from The Open University (OU) at a ceremony in Brighton on Saturday 28 April 2012. Amongst them was 41-year-old Jake Smith from Brighton, a Senior Marketing Manager at Hove-based Legal & General who has graduated with a BA 1st Class Honours Open degree. All [...]

Caroline Lucas MP launches innovative ‘City Skills & Jobs’ shop

Caroline Lucas MP launches innovative ‘City Skills & Jobs’ shop

Caroline Lucas MP was the guest of honour recently at the official launch of an innovative new ‘skills shop’ in Brighton, City Skills & Jobs. The shop has been established by City College Brighton and Hove to be a vibrant and welcoming ‘one stop shop’ to facilitate connections between employers and their potential employees while providing information and support [...]

Brighton opinion: Will Brighton and Hove children be saying “Hola!” to a new bilingual primary school?

Brighton opinion Will Brighton and Hove children be saying “Hola!” to a new bilingual primary school

Plans to open the UK’s first bilingual Free School in Brighton and Hove have divided opinion across the city and complicated the process for primary school admissions. Here, Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor Elizabeth Hughes takes a look. Plans to open the UK’s first bilingual Free School in Brighton and Hove will be making [...]

Local vocal school gets the X Factor from Andy Abraham

Local youngsters from vocal school Vocademy had an extra special master class with X Factor’s very own Andy Abraham, which took place last Wednesday 18 April at Ivy Arch Studios in Worthing. 30 students were selected from the Brighton, Worthing, Horsham and Mid Sussex schools to take part in the master class where they, alongside [...]

City College Brighton and Hove highlights free full-time course entitlement for under 19s

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City College Brighton and Hove has begun an awareness-raising campaign regarding the often overlooked fact that, providing that they are still under 19 on 31 August this year, young people are entitled to free full-time education at the College. “There are going to be many cases where a student may feel that they’ve had their full entitlement [...]

NCTJ award hat-trick for City College Brighton and Hove journalism students

NCTJ award hat-trick for City College Brighton and Hove journalism students

City College Brighton and Hove Journalism students Alice Neal and Daniel Bell have scooped awards for being best performers in the last academic year’s NCTJ media law exams. They were honoured at the Media Law Seminar in London on 30 March, winning awards sponsored by Johnston Press and Oxford University Press. Daniel was also the winner of the [...]

City College Brighton and Hove students help Cinecity create ‘Hangover Square’ film-set for Brighton Festival 2012

City College Brighton and Hove students help Cinecity create ‘Hangover Square’ film-set for Brighton Festival 2012

City College Brighton and Hove, a corporate partner of the Brighton Festival, has joined forces with Cinecity to create a film-set for an imaginary screen version of Patrick Hamilton’s classic novel ‘Hangover Square’ as part of this year’s festival. Fifty years after the death of the iconic Sussex-born author and saloon bar laureate – much-admired [...]

Youth Opportunities Fair sees young people find out about jobs, courses and training

Youth Opportunities Fair sees young people find out about jobs, courses and training

The Youth Opportunities Fair saw over 100 young people finding out about jobs and training opportunities in and around Brighton and Hove. The opportunities ranged widely from construction to music. At least 35 training providers, colleges and employers spoke about the options on offer as part of the event which was organised by Brighton & [...]