- Created on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 14:31
Tributes were paid to South Devon College’s Principal Stephen Criddle for forging ahead with the college’s £8m university centre.
Professor Mary Watkins, Senior Vice Chancellor of the University of Plymouth, was talking at the College’s Annual Skills Summit held during South Devon Enterprise Week before an invited audience of 100 of the region’s top business people.
She told them: “I am delighted t
- Created on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 14:29
An inspiring innovation seminar by one of Devon’s foremost experts in the field provided great stimulus to over 50 South Devon business people in the first of many planned such events in South Devon College’s new £8m University Centre.
Professor John Bessant, who holds the Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Exeter University delivered his keynote lecture “Innovation Matters: Making i
- Created on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 14:28
A Paignton based general manager and office manager running Amberon a nation-wide business depending on the safe use of emergency traffic lights have been given individual computer tuition to help automate staff alerts for training.
The £4 million turnover firm with its base in Paignton and 11 depots dotted across England and up as far as Yorkshire and Wales needed help with software to allow them
- Created on Tuesday, 21 December 2010 10:35
Caffé Tutto boss Don Kibble who has just invested £100,000 setting up the new Italian-Viennese-style café as part of Paignton’s gleaming new public library and information centre has always wanted to run a chain of coffee shops – and he has chosen South Devon College to help him achieve it.
This is the second café he has opened, the first was in Torbay Road in 2006 - and all four of his
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South Devon College’s determination to build on the foundations of its new Marine Academy and meet the needs of marine businesses throughout the area were described as “fantastic” by a board member of the River Dart Harbour Navigation Authority.
This coupled with the fact that the college were expecting to have their new purpose built academy up and running by “the Spring of 2012” were greeted