Biggest Foundations Live Event Yet Brings Skills Debate To Region

Biggest Foundations Live Event Yet Brings Skills Debate To Region
Oct 17, 2018

Foundations Live, the region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event, took place for the third time this month. As an event, it attracted by far the biggest audience yet, with over 1,000 people in attendance across the day. 

The event saw hundreds of industry professionals and schools visit Bishop Burton College’s equine arena, which hosted more than 70 companies exhibiting products and services and advising hundreds of students on how to gain a route into the workplace.  

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Construction Trade And Careers Event Returns For Third Year

Construction Trade And Careers Event Returns For Third Year
Aug 30, 2018

Foundations Live, the region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event, will be hosted for the third time this year on 10th October at Bishop Burton College, East Riding of Yorkshire.

The event, held in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), will address an increasing demand in skills and employment in the region’s workplaces. It is estimated more than 9,000 jobs in the sector will be available in the next five years, with total growth in the Yorkshire and Humber region forecast at 1.1%.

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New College Chief Want Students To Be Able To Follow Their Dreams

New College Chief Want Students To Be Able To Follow Their Dreams
Aug 6, 2018

The new Chief Executive and Principal of Bishop Burton College has outlined his vision to lead an “outstanding” institution where students are given the platform to follow their dreams.

Bill Meredith has been officially announced as the new permanent Chief Executive and Principal after covering both positions in an acting capacity for 10 months.

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Bishop Burton College Students Are Happiest In East Yorkshire

Bishop Burton College Students Are Happiest In East Yorkshire
Jul 27, 2018

Degree students at Bishop Burton College are the happiest in East Yorkshire, a new survey has revealed.

The results of the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018 show 86% of students said they were satisfied studying their degree at the Bishop Burton College University Centre, an increase of 14% on the previous year and higher than any other provider in the region.

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Documentary Maker Reggie Yates Helps Students Celebrate Success

Documentary Maker Reggie Yates Helps Students Celebrate Success
Jul 9, 2018

Multi-award winning documentary maker Reggie Yates told students at an East Yorkshire college they can achieve their dreams by staying true to themselves, as he helped them celebrate completing their studies.

Critically acclaimed Reggie, whose documentaries include the Extreme series shown on Netflix, was the special guest at Bishop Burton College’s annual presentation day event.

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Britain In Bloom Finalist Beverley Needs Your Help To Shine This Summer

Britain In Bloom Finalist Beverley Needs Your Help To Shine This Summer
Jun 6, 2018

Beverley Town Council, Beverley in Bloom and town volunteers are busy planning for the summer planting and associated horticultural, environmental and community projects within the town which will contribute to the RHS Britain in Bloom campaign 2018.

This is the first time that our beautiful town of Beverley has been a finalist in the RHS Britain in Bloom campaign, which is managed by the Royal Horticultural Society and entry is by invitation only.

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Seminar Held Near Beverley Shines A Light On Rural Housing Issues

Seminar Held Near Beverley Shines A Light On Rural Housing Issues
May 31, 2018

Around 80 people attended a seminar, hosted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership, at Bishop Burton College to discuss the challenges of delivering affordable and market housing in rural communities.

The event was attended by a number of housing experts and included guest speakers from the National Housing Federation and East Midlands Community Led Housing.

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Seminar Looks To Tackle Rural Housing Issues In The East Riding

Seminar Looks To Tackle Rural Housing Issues In The East Riding
May 17, 2018

Around 50 people have registered to attend a free seminar focusing on the challenges of delivering affordable and market housing in rural communities on Tuesday, 22 May at Bishop Burton College.

Hosted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership, the event will include updates about policy from both a local and national perspective, a series of break-out sessions.

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