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Resonance, a brand-new music university which opens in the West Midlands next year, visited our students at the Amersham campus last week.

Communities Officer and Dementia Friends Champion in the Aylesbury Town Council, Benedicta Lasoye, delivered a Dementia Friends workshop to students on the Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care and Level 1 Diploma Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings courses.

Nine new Public Services students attended the Waterside Festival on Saturday 14th September to complete their work experience assignments, by acting as stewards.

BA Musical Theatre students achieved 100% success rate in their final degree results, two of which received a first. The Bucks College Group run course, validated by Bucks New University, saw graduates receive their certificates at a special awards ceremony at the nearby Wycombe Swan Theatre.

Students from all thee college campuses have been eagerly awaiting their GCSE results today.  We  caught up with a number of students as they collected their envelopes with family and friends and asked individuals how they felt and what the grades will mean for their futures. 
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In Amersham Sam Chapman (above) was particularly pleased as he finally got his GCSE English with a Level 5 pass at his third attempt. “I’ve managed to build up my knowledge each year and I felt I had done enough to get through,” said Sam.  “He has taken ownership of his learning and I think this attitude has helped enormously to give him the results he deserved,” said tutor Ali Isahaq (above).
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Level 3 Applied Science Student Max Newton (above), achieved a Grade 6 in English at his first attempt and will be putting his qualification to good use in his future studies.
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James Bovingdon (above), a level 2 Carpentry student at Wycombe achieved grade 4 results in both English and Maths. James was home schooled before joining Bucks College Group and said: “I’m really pleased with my results and I did better than expected.” James will continue to study Carpentry & Joinery at Level 3 and was keen to say to potential students that they should take on a subject that they genuinely enjoy.
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Anna Treble (above) didn’t expect to pass at all let alone achieve a grade 5 in Mathematics, and so was pleasantly shocked and surprised when she opened her envelope. She’ll be back next year to continue on the Level 3 Health & Social Care course but already has her eyes set on a future Degree with our partners at Bucks New University. 
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Fellow Health & Social Care student Sean Hawkins (above) achieved Grade 4 in English & Maths. “I’ve really enjoyed my time at the Wycombe Campus and am very happy to have passed," said Sean. “I’ve also been able to focus on what I really want to do when I leave college which is a work-based route studying a Higher Education Apprenticeship in Nursing."

Buckinghamshire College Group teachers graduated last Thursday at an awards ceremony At Bucks New Uni in High Wycombe having all achieved the Level 5 Diploma in Teaching & Education.  

Former College student and Southampton Solent University graduate Mat Scott has been chosen to represent some of the finest emerging visual artists for the Platform Graduate Award 2019.

Summer enrolment at all three college campuses gets fully underway next Thursday, 22nd August from 10-5pm - the same day GCSE results are announced.  If you can't make that date then check out the enrolment section of the website to see further dates in September.  Whatever your grades we are sure to have something to suit and take you on your next steps towards employment.

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