Entries by Mark Reid

College Celebrates Secure Future with New Partner

Following a meticulous process of deliberation to select the most suitable contender for its proposed merger, Stratford-upon-Avon College has named its chosen partner and now looks forward to a secure, successful future. The College is delighted to announce that it plans to merge with Solihull College & University Centre. The target date for the merger […]

Musicals ROCK! VI

Set in the fabulous ArtsHouse, Stratford upon Avon, students from Stratford upon Avon College are set to ‘ROCK’ the town through three evening performances celebrating the successes of a selection of epic musicals including; Copacabana, Chess, Rocky Horror Show, Grease, Wicked and Mamma Mia. With nearly 100 students involved in the show the performances are […]

Summer Schools: Time to Shine

Looking for something new and exciting this summer? From Monday 14 – Friday 18 August, Stratford-upon-Avon College is running four newly-launched Summer Schools: Media, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Shakespeare. The first three include campus-based interactive workshops, all led by talented industry professionals. Young ‘Summer Schoolers’ will be able to create their own television or […]

Apprentice of the Month – May 2017

Congratulations to Level 3 Professional Catering Apprentice Ellena Maher — May 2017’s Apprentice of the Month. Ellena’s manager at the Rose and Crown (Warwick), Leon Higham, commented: When Ellie started with us she was understandably nervous and quiet (how times have changed). Ellie has progressed noticeably in every aspect of work and attitude. I would never of […]

Budding Film Director Wins Festival Accolade

A young Stratford-based film director has received an award at a national film festival celebrating his cinematic prowess. Alexander Eves, aged 19, received the Best Director – Drama prize at the Royal Television Society’s Young People’s Media Festival held in Sunderland. Alexander, who studies Creative Media at Stratford-upon-Avon College, was stunned to hear his three-minute […]

International Student’s Dedication Rewarded at Awards Ceremony

The exceptional progress of an international student studying at Stratford-upon-Avon College has been recognised at an annual awards ceremony, and the resulting boost to her confidence has seen her inspired to fulfil her ambitions. Alexandrina Podosu, who lives in Stratford-upon-Avon, is originally from Romania and came to the UK with her three sons in July […]

Venture House Business Support Apprentice is Apprentice of the Year

Venture House, which is owned and managed by Stratford-upon-Avon District Council, was created to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs and offer support to existing small enterprises. Business Support Apprentice Lauren Preece, whose apprenticeship training is delivered by Stratford-upon-Avon College, won the award at the College’s own Student Awards Ceremony on Thursday 4 May 2017. […]

Apprentice of the Year 2016/2017

Congratulations to Level 2 Business Administration Apprentice Lauren Preece – 2016/2017’s Apprentice of the Year. Lauren’s manager at Venture House (Stratford-upon-Avon), Nancy Singleton, commented: We are delighted that Lauren has been recognised for her achievement at such an early stage in her apprenticeship. This is testimony to the enthusiasm, approach and commitment she demonstrates in all aspects […]

College Fundraising Gears 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 regain their physical fitness. The collaboration between Cyclists Fighting Cancer (CFC) and the Warwickshire FE College has resulted in the upcoming dining event CFC Pre-Tour Charity Dinner, which will ensure all […]