Entries by Mark Reid

Award-Winning Apprentice Fit for The Future

An apprentice gym instructor at Anytime Fitness has seen his new career flourish having been awarded the title Employee of the Quarter at the Stratford-based gym. Maciej Stencel, whose apprenticeship is delivered by Stratford-upon-Avon College, initially planned to enter the IT industry before his extracurricular hobbies of fitness and powerlifting inspired him to pursue his […]

College’s University-Level Offer Showcased at Specialist Open Event

Stratford-upon-Avon College is introducing an extended range of university level courses this September, benefiting both current learners and the wider local area. The full provision of university level programmes, along with the College’s array of part time, professional and leisure learning courses, will be promoted at the upcoming Adult & University Level Open Event on […]

College Students Set to ‘Rock’ Stratford

Performing Arts students from Stratford-upon-Avon College are set to ‘ROCK’ the town later this month with a mind-blowing celebration of some of the most successful musicals ever. Set in the amazing Stratford ArtsHouse, with performances over three evenings from 22 to 24 May, ‘Musicals ROCK! VII’ will highlight numbers from shows including Jesus Christ Superstar, […]

College Student Leads Mobile Shelter Project

A community-minded Uniformed Public Services student at Stratford-upon-Avon College is playing a major role in a project to help the homeless. Luca Buratti, 19 from Stratford-upon-Avon, is Project Leader of Rotary ShelterBus, an ambitious scheme organised by the Rotary Club of Birmingham Breakfast with the aim of providing practical assistance for the homeless and rough […]

College Joins in Shakespeare Celebrations

Newly merged Stratford-upon-Avon College, together with its partner Solihull College & University Centre, joined the festivities at this year’s Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations. Lindsey Stewart, Chief Operating Officer at the Stratford-upon-Avon campus, took a key role in the festivities, revealing the new College leadership’s commitment to Stratford’s community events and making a positive impact on the […]

College Caterers Gear Up for Cyclists’ Charity Dinner

A local cancer charity is working in partnership with Stratford-upon-Avon College to raise money to enable children and young people living with cancer to rebuild their strength and confidence. The collaboration between Cyclists Fighting Cancer (CFC) and the FE College has resulted in the upcoming CFC Race Across America Dinner dining event, offering a themed […]

Student Directors Nominated For Festival Accolades

Five talented film directors from Stratford-upon-Avon College have received nominations for the Royal Television Society’s Young People’s Film Festival. Creative Media students Lucy Goddard, 18 from Redditch, Toby Jones, 17 from Swalcliffe, Ellie Coombes, 18 from Stratford-upon-Avon, Ingo Lyle-Goodwin, 18 from Banbury, and Joe Monaghan, 19 from Stratford-upon-Avon, have all been nominated across a range […]

Fine Dining With An Allergy Friendly Twist

A catering student from Stratford-upon-Avon College is organising a unique dining experience, serving food safe for anyone with food allergies – and delicious even for those without! Felicity Dunbar, 17 from Alcester, has recruited her fellow culinary learners to host Allergy Friendly Dining, which will take place on Thursday 26 April, during Allergy Awareness Week. […]

College Teams with Shakespeare’s England For English Tourism Week

Shakespeare’s England, the Destination Management Organisation for Warwickshire, teamed with Stratford-upon-Avon College to announce a new appointment within English Tourism Week which runs from 17 – 25 March. Helen Peters, Chief Executive of Shakespeare’s England, and Stevie Edmund-Jones, Head of Employer Engagement at the College, met the local MP for Stratford-upon-Avon, Nadhim Zahawi on 23 […]