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Blog: Getting ready for college!

Blog: Getting ready for college!

5th September 2022
Top tips to get you campus ready!  We are excited to be welcoming new students to our colleges very soon and we’ve put together some top tips to help you prepare.     DON’T WORRY…  If you haven’t decided what you want to study yet there’s still time to apply! Visit our website to find your perfect course and complete the application form, which you will be able to find on the to Read More
Farmers Without Borders: Future Farm hosts British and French sustainable partnership

Farmers Without Borders: Future Farm hosts British and French sustainable partnership

13th June 2022
A French cohort of 15 dairy farmers and delegates of the Council of Finistère and Trévarez Research Station were welcomed last Tuesday at Duchy College’s Future Farm, marking a new step in exchanging sustainable dairy farming practices across the Channel. The group explored the pioneering research facility and visited three farms representing the range of successful dairy production systems Read More
Duchy College celebrating the advancements of sustainable dairy farming at Future Farm

Duchy College celebrating the advancements of sustainable dairy farming at Future Farm

11th May 2022
In a celebration of research and innovation in sustainable dairy farming, Future Farm held its stakeholder launch event at Duchy College Stoke Climsland campus on Friday, 6th of May. Guests and stakeholders came from across the country to experience the remarkable facility in action, showcasing the eco dairy systems along with first-hand insights on the project’s achievements. Lyndsay Chapman, C Read More
Carbon-cutting farm project gets underway

Carbon-cutting farm project gets underway

15th October 2021
Cornwall’s pioneering agricultural research and education facility at Duchy College Stoke Climsland has kick-started its first international carbon-cutting project.   Working with Cornwall Council, local farmers, the council of Finistère and Trévarez Research Station in Brittany, France, the research team at Duchy College’s Future Farm will look at ways of reducing the carbon footprint Read More
Cornish college tutor honoured with international skills accolade

Cornish college tutor honoured with international skills accolade

24th June 2021
A Cornwall-based college tutor has been honoured by a European skills body for making an outstanding contribution to education in the UK.  WorldSkills Europe, a non-profit member organisation that promotes vocational, technological and service-oriented education and training across Europe, recently announced their accolades for 2021.  Greg Houghton, curriculum area manager for sport Read More
Students have ‘summit’ on their mind

Students have ‘summit’ on their mind

27th May 2021
Students at colleges in Cornwall are sending a message to the world’s leaders through a series of videos titled ‘#heyG7’. Launched last week, the series will showcase the main issues the students want to be addressed at the G7 summit in Carbis Bay in June. Conor Kendrew, the college’s curriculum development manager for ecology, conservation and the environment, is spearheading the project. Read More
Minister praises college for ‘innovative’ eco agenda

Minister praises college for ‘innovative’ eco agenda

24th May 2021
A senior government minister has praised a Cornish college group for its innovation in the sustainable agriculture sector ahead of the G7 leader’s summit this June.   The secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs, George Eustice, visited Duchy College Rosewarne last week to discuss the ways in which the leading land-based college is putting sustainability at the heart of its pr Read More
MP in fact-finding mission to Duchy College Stoke Climsland

MP in fact-finding mission to Duchy College Stoke Climsland

13th May 2021
A senior politician with strong links to the farming industry has visited a leading agricultural college to see how local employment needs are being met.  The Hon Robbie Moore MP, who had a strong farming background before beginning his career in government, is leading a report that will look at how land-based colleges are providing the skills that future employees will need.  Mr Moor Read More
College salutes forces by joining national covenant

College salutes forces by joining national covenant

21st April 2021
A leading south west college group has signalled their support for veterans by signing up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), which has 10 campuses across Devon and Cornwall, is one of the top providers of courses in Military and Protective Services with many local students choosing to study at the college’s military academy in Camborne. However, TCCG has now gone a Read More
Sustainability tops college timetable during week-long eco conference

Sustainability tops college timetable during week-long eco conference

12th April 2021
A leading local college is renewing its focus on sustainability by hosting many of Cornwall’s most influential voices from the environmental movement in a series of talks and workshops. The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), which has 10 sites across Devon and Cornwall, created ‘Love Our Planet Week’, taking place from April 19 – 23, to showcase and raise awareness of the importance of sustain Read More
Apprenticeship Games returns – do you have what it takes?

Apprenticeship Games returns – do you have what it takes?

6th April 2021
Registration has opened for this year’s nationally renowned Apprenticeship Games, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), who organise the event, have announced. The highly coveted competition sees teams of apprentices battle it out to be crowned ‘apprentice team of the year’ and scoop the games’ specially designed torch. Now in its fourth year, this year’s games will pitch teams of apprentic Read More
Senior Army Officer returns to Cornwall College to inspire latest student cohort

Senior Army Officer returns to Cornwall College to inspire latest student cohort

31st March 2021
The most senior Warrant Officer in the British Army has inspired the latest generation of students at his former college, encouraging them to consider following in his footsteps. Army Sergeant Major Gavin Paton, who is the most senior Warrant Officer in the Army, held a virtual talk for those studying Military and Protective Services at The Cornwall College Group’s Camborne, Stoke Climsland and Read More
Virtual event showcases land-based college opportunities

Virtual event showcases land-based college opportunities

17th March 2021
Those considering a career in a land-based industry are in luck as specialist training provider Duchy College hosts a virtual showcase of its two incredible campuses. Taking place online on Saturday 20th March, the virtual event will highlight the educational options available at both Duchy College’s Stoke Climsland and Rosewarne campuses. Potential students and their families can learn more abo Read More