Student Alex Bevan has been awarded the runner up prize in the prestigious 'Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards'.
Abingdon & Witney College case study has gone live on the JISC website
Our first year Level 3 Diploma in Media students have produced this advert for Coca-Cola. It's received over 4000 hits on YouTube so far and received comments from director Edgar Wright - check it out.....
We sponsor and also have a stand at the Fidelity Horse Trials from 6th - 9th 2012
Prime Minister, David Cameron (who is also MP for Witney) today officially opened the West Oxfordshire Learning Partnership (WOLP) Construction Skills Centre 'Avenue One' at Station Lane in Witney.
Three of our Media students on our Student Challenge programme have won scholarships at their Universities that will mean a large financial contribution to the cost of their studies.
Emily Richards and Holly Atkins from Abingdon & Witney College have won a Silver Medal and a Highly Commended award respectively, in the WorldSkills UK National Beauty Therapy Competition which was held at Cambridge Regional College in Cambridge, on Saturday 25th June.
Our 1st year Art & Design students were recently tasked with designing the winning trophy for the West Oxfordshire Business Awards.
We have been awarded membership of the Get Set for 2012 network.
Could Music Technology student, Lewis Watson, be the next Ed Sheeran? He's already attracted more than two million hits on YouTube!
We are delighted to announce that Hairdressing courses will be available on the Abingdon Campus from September.
Skills Minister, John Hayes, visited the Witney Campus of Abingdon & Witney College yesterday. During his campus visit on Wednesday the Minister spoke to staff and students about the Professional Futures Programme. This unique and innovative programme, which has been very successfully piloted on the Abingdon Campus this year, is being rolled out to students at the Witney Campus for the 2012/13 academic year.
Over 200 students took park in an Enterprise event called 'Take the Plunge' last week. They spent two days at the Kassam Stadium coming up with new business/product ideas which they then had to pitch to 'Dragons'.
A college-business partnership initiative is highlighting 20 apprenticeship vacancies with firms across Oxfordshire. Abingdon and Witney College is promoting the vacancies for people who are keen to combine work for a local firm with learning.
Abingdon and Witney College is creating a new £100,000 Travel Bursary scheme to help students aged 16-18 with the cost of getting to college. From September 2012, students who live more than three miles from the site where they study can apply for a means-tested travel bursary towards the cost of their bus pass or travel. The bursary aims to support students whose parent(s) or carer(s) earned income is below £25,000 gross a year, or where the household claims one of a number of benefits.
Would-be apprentices will be filling in applications for currently available roles at a pioneering event in Oxfordshire this month. Abingdon and Witney College is running the event to showcase the wide range of apprenticeships vacancies it has available with local firms.
Students in Bicester and Banbury who are keen to study at Oxfordshire’s rural skills centre will find it easier from September, thanks to the launch of a new direct bus service.
The College is hosting the campus drop in days in Abingdon and Witney on August 23rd and 24th to offer course and career advice and guidance for students who are unsure of their future plans.
“A great opportunity to speak with the business leaders of today – and of tomorrow”