News articles from October 2017

Students Star in Launch of Buckinghamshire College Group

Students from the Amersham and Aylesbury Campuses were involved in the recent launch of Buckinghamshire College Group.After attending an audition during their summer break, a mixture of students from different campuses and courses have been featured in the new…

HealthTec Thames Valley Opens at Aylesbury Campus

Last week HealthTec Thames Valley, an experiential learning centre based at our Aylesbury Campus celebrated its officially opening.The centre promotes careers within both the NHS and the Health and Social Care sectors.  Local school children visited the centre…

Professional Boxer Kevin Johnson visits Public Services

Public Services Level 2 and 3 students from our Wycombe campus were recently visited by Kevin Blue Johnson, an American professional boxer who has challenged once for the WBC heavyweight title in 2009.Johnson began with a motivation talk, speaking about starting boxing…

App Development with ZSL Whipsnade

ZSL Whipsnade are visiting a selection of colleges to create an app creation challenge that deals with teaching about the effects of Global Warming to school students in their education centre.Buckinghamshire College Group Computing students have been invited to…

Student Achievements Recognised at College Awards

The achievements of 39 college students were celebrated at the annual student awards ceremony held in the theatre of the Amersham Campus this week. “Eddie the Eagle” Edwards, Britain’s 1st and only Olympic Ski Jumper, who…

Public Services Expedition

All Public Services students studying at the Aylesbury Campus have participated in a one-day expedition. The expedition took place overnight in the Caldecotte Lake park in Milton Keynes and in the local area woods.The students worked on group management…

Computing Students Attend Innovation Summit

Computing students from the Aylesbury Campus recently attended the Buckinghamshire County Council Innovation Summit, held at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre.The aim of the event was for people to meet and engage in collaborative activities to promote and prototype new…

Supporting students with mental health challenges

The safeguarding team at Amersham & Wycombe College in High Wycombe have received increased reports of students experiencing mental health challenges in recent years. Issues including; anger, anxiety, depression, stress, low self-confidence, self-harm and addiction.  Focus groups with some…

Save the Date for our October Open Days/Evenings

The first open evening of the new academic year for Buckinghamshire College Group takes place on Wednesday, 11th October at the Amersham campus.  The day after, Thursday 12th, it’s the turn of the Aylesbury campus open day…

Staff take part in the 1 Million Steps Youth Concern Challenge

Ten staff members have committed to walking 10,000 steps a day for 100 days to all reach a total of 1 million steps to help fundraise for Youth Concern.The challenge supports the local charity who in the last year has worked and…

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