Tyler Ioannou, a first year student on the Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science course at the Wycombe campus, had a dream of one day becoming a Paralympic swimmer. Regular training with four hours in the pool over six days a week (two in the morning before college and two in the evening) plus 20-plus hours of gym training are helping Tyler to build up his stamina, his swimming technique and gradually, through his most recent swimming performance, to achieve his goal.
Six new full time courses are being introduced this year to cater for an ever expanding range of student interests.
If you’re ever wanted to explore the world of forensic science then our new Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Forensic and Criminal Investigation course, offered at our Wycombe campus this September, could be just the pathway to get you into a career in crime scene investigation.
As a student at Buckinghamshire College Group there is an emphasis throughout the academic year on employment and progression. If you study a full-time programme then an industry placement forms a vital part of your course. Some of these placements are already producing amazing results in giving our students real world opportunities and the chance to shine.
Tom Warland, a photography tutor at the Amersham campus has recently graduated with an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication. The BBC have taken an interest in the 'The British Heritage Project' he produced at the postgraduate show which was recently presented to the public at an exhibition in London.
Performing Arts students are staging two major productions this month at the College’s Theatre on the Hill at the Amersham Campus which are open the public and college students.
The first of these is a reimagined performance of Mozart’s 1791 fairytale opera The Magic Flute staged by Buckinghamshire College Group’s Level 2 and 3 dance students. Performances take place on 5, 6, and 7th December at 7.30pm and tickets are priced £7 Adults, £5 Concessions.
Buckinghamshire College Group has been Highly Commended in the Group of the Year Award category at the Bucks and Milton Keynes Sport Awards 2018, which took place at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury on November 22.
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