31st January 2018

Project success brings career changers into the construction industry

Participants and partners gathered recently at the Sky Lounge at Beckley Point in Plymouth to celebrate the success of the Step In Step Up project.  The 18-month pilot project, funded…

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30th January 2018

South Devon College first to be awarded Champion College status in South West by National Citizen Service

South Devon College awarded ‘Champion College’ status by National Citizen Service (NCS), as a result of their commitment to the youth programme. 630 schools and colleges across the country have…

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First cohort of Dental Nursing apprentices celebrate 100% pass rate

The first cohort of Dental Nursing apprentices are celebrating passing all of their examinations. The apprentices can now look forward to progressing into careers in the dentistry profession. Apprentice Michelle…

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19th January 2018

Business Students depart for Erasmus+ Mobility to Germany

Eight business students are taking part in an Erasmus+ funded ‘Business Game’ with our partner college, RBZ Wirtschaft in Kiel, Germany. The group departed yesterday and will begin working with…

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4th January 2018

Employer Success: Dawlish Tyre and Auto Centre

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Devon and Somerset. SSW provide recognised, accredited qualifications and…

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30th December 2017

Principal Stephen Criddle awarded OBE in New Year’s Honours List

The Principal of South Devon College, Stephen Criddle, has been awarded an OBE for Services to Education in the Queen’s 2018 New Year’s Honours List. The New Year’s Honours List…

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18th December 2017

UCSD graduate showcases dissertation at national primate conference

BSc Applied Animal Science graduate Susan Hill recently presented her dissertation during a Primate Society of Great Britain (PSGB) meeting at London’s Royal Geographical Society. The meeting was to commemorate…

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15th December 2017

South Devon High School Success: Students’ Union President Natasha Fox

We spoke to Natasha Fox about her progression from South Devon High School to the Level 3 Uniformed Public Services course at South Devon College. She also talks about her…

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South Devon College Shortlisted for ‘FE College of the Year’

South Devon College is delighted to have been shortlisted for the TES FE Awards 2018 ‘FE College of the Year’ category. The awards celebrate excellent and innovative practice across the further education…

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12th December 2017

Dr Andrea Gaion’s Blue Shark Project features in BBC Wildlife Magazine

South Devon College Lecturer Dr Andrea Gaion is carrying out research on blue sharks. The study involves taking skin biopsies to gather data from the sharks using a biopsy dart,…

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