Degree Apprentices Front Cover Debut on Environmental Health News Magazine

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Our Environmental Health Practitioners BSc (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship learners have made it onto the front cover of Environmental Health News magazine! Degree apprenticeships allows students to work in the professional field whilst studying for a degree at the same time. Students (i.e. apprentices) are usually full time paid employees who spend 20% of their week studying, and the rest of …

Dance Degree Students Learn From World Class Choreographer Gareth Walker

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Learners studying Dance for Commercial Performance, BA (Hons) were recently treated to an incredible guest lecture and workshop from renowned artist director and choreographer, Gareth Walker.   Gareth has certainly made his mark on the world of dance, working with world-famous names in the performing arts industry!  Since graduating from The London Studio Centre, Gareth performed on the West End …

High Flyers! – Hear from our GKN Degree Apprentices

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The Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing industry is growing at a quick pace, with lots of exciting opportunities to work with the latest technology available in the area. Here at UCW we’re proud to offer a variety of Degree Apprenticeships whereby learners work and earn whilst they learn on site with a high profile employer. One of our most popular programmes …

Stepping into “The Unfamiliar”… Photography Student Magazine Launches!

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As part of their module around documentaries, 1st year Photography students have published their own magazine! The documentary and editorial magazine titled “The Unfamiliar” features work from nine degree students studying Photography and Visual Cultures, BA (Hons) Students were tasked with focusing on photographing something which may feel unfamiliar. This could be different angles of something seen everyday or a …

Triumph for Film Fest! – Interview with Dirigo Directors

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At the time of writing this article, we’re getting ready to witness the amazing hard work on display at tonight’s Dirigo Film Festival (Wednesday 26th February) Dirigo is an International Student Film Festival directed and produced by Film and Media Arts Production, students from University Centre Weston. This festival aims to inspire and showcase the creativity of student filmmakers worldwide. It is an …

New short courses give students flexible opportunities to learn

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Weston College is the sole FE provider to be handed a contract for the Higher Education Short Course trial, with the remaining 20 places taken by universities. Twenty-two universities and colleges have been awarded a total of £2 million of funding to develop short courses in higher education. These courses are designed to enable flexible learning and to help students …

Computing Star Jack Heading for WorldSkills Finals!

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Weston College and University Centre Weston alumni Jack Kimmins is proving his amazing talents in computing as he is selected for the finals of the WorldSkills national competition. WorldSkills UK is an independent charity that works with employers, education and governments, supporting young people across the world via competitions-based training, testing their ability to achieve world-class standards in the biennial …

EXPERIENCE MARIANAS – Bringing Broadway to Weston

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Bringing Broadway to Weston: Third year students of the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre programme at University Centre Weston – Academy of Performing Arts, are due to perform UK premiere of Broadway composer’s newest musical at the Tropicana, Weston-super-Mare, in early December. Students at University Centre Weston – Academy of Performing Arts, present the UK premiere of Experience Marianas. The musical …