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2019

Guild of Bricklaying Competition Success

17 May 2019

Friday 10th May saw Swindon College host the Guild of Bricklaying for the second consecutive year.

Swindon College To Host Guild of Bricklaying Competition

08 May 2019

Swindon College are delighted to be hosting the heat for the Western section of the Guild of Bricklayers competition on Friday 10th May 2019 for the 2nd consecutive year! The Guild of Bricklayers, founded in 1932, is a national organisation and was created with the intention to promote, maintain and celebrate the highest standards of craftsmanship in brickwork.

Swindon College PGCE student Tim Hancox joins UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador Programme!

03 May 2019

Swindon College would like to congratulate Tim Hancox who has been successful in his application to join the UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador Programme! Parliament receive a very high demand of applicants to fulfil only 70 positions and Tim is the first successful candidate from Swindon since 2016.

Institute of Technology (IoT) Bid Announcement

16 April 2019

On behalf of the regional IOT steering group, Swindon College is delighted to announce that we have been successful in the £21 million bid for the Government backed Institute of Technology.

County Lines … a theatre play to raise awareness

19 March 2019

Swindon College welcomed AlterEgo Creative Solutions on Tuesday 12th March, who performed a play to raise awareness of County Lines. This event was organised in conjunction with Swindon Borough Council.

Taking a tour of the new Computer Lab at Swindon College

14 March 2019

Swindon College is investing in the future by purchasing new equipment for Computing Students’ use in the computer lab. There is a wealth of the most up-to-date, high speed and high calibre kit that has recently been installed, some of it by the students themselves.

Swindon College students support Swindon Young Carers

13 March 2019

Four Swindon College students Connor Foster, Callum Stevens, Jamie Davies and Jordan Prince, along with Lauren Mill who is a volunteer in the Wellbeing Centre, were keen to recognise young carers at the college and across Swindon, organising the “Swindon College’s Young Carer Awareness Day”.

Team GB Athlete, Toby Olubi, visits Swindon College

12 February 2019

Toby Olubi, who competes for the GB Winter Athletics Team in the bobsled event, came to Swindon College to talk to Sport & Public Services students about his experiences and to put the students through some of the training paces he undertakes to be able to maintain his fitness. These included press ups, using a resistance training band and wall squats. One student, Kerry McKenna, managed an incredible 12 minutes for the wall squat challenge!

Swindon College Caring Professions and Educational Practice Staff win award for second year running!

06 February 2019

Swindon College’s Early Years Team wins award for second consecutive year!

Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying students help Oak & Furrows to build their new Hedgehog Hospital

23 January 2019

Swindon College level 2 bricklaying students have come to the rescue of a local wildlife sanctuary, Oak & Furrows who are based in Cricklade. After spotting the call out for help with a new hospital to be installed, staff and students at the college offered to assist by digging out and laying the concrete foundations of the new building, which has now been completed.