Barnsley College

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Name: Barnsley College
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Researcher awarded money for stem cell study

A BARNSLEY-BORN researcher has been awarded almost £1m for a groundbreaking stem cell study to develop new treatments for dementia.Dr Selina Wray, 32, beat three other research teams for three years' funding – worth £900,000 – to develop an innovative ... [Published Barnsley Chronicle - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

More time to enter business awards

LOCAL companies have extra time to submit their applications for the Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards.Businesses now have until Friday September 19 to submit their entries for the various award categories up for grabs.The awards, which will recognise ... [Published Rotherham Advertiser - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

News: Further recognition for MTL apprentice as Tata takes top award

Tata Steel Speciality Steels has been named as the Large Employer of the Year at the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014. At the same awards, Yaser Rauf of Rotherham manufacturing firm, MTL Group, was named as one of Yorkshire and ... [Published Rotherham Business News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Work experience sparks new career for Sheffield graduate

A university graduate with an IT degree spent two years out of work - before becoming the first recruit taken on in Sheffield by a construction firm’s work experience department.Manouchehr Royan, aged 43, from Walkley, Sheffield, is working with Galatia ... [Published Sheffield Star - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Barnsley College head is latest ice bucket challenger

A South Yorkshire college deputy principal got a real soaking – when he took on the ice bucket challenge for charity.Barnsley College deputy principal Chris Webb underwent the icy drenching in aid of motor neurone disease charity ALS.Chris allowed principal ... [Published Sheffield Star - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Watch: Stockton Riverside College principal Phil Cook takes on ice bucket challenge

The principal of a Teesside college got Freshers’ Week off to a ‘refreshing’ start by taking on the ice bucket challenge.Stockton Riverside College chief Phil Cook proved he was no wet blanket after being nominated by a fellow staff member to take on ... [Published Gazette Live - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Plans targets Barnsley’s jobless young

A drive to cut back high numbers of young people without education, jobs or training has been launched in Barnsley.Over five per cent of 16 to 18-year-olds are currently in that category in the town - the third highest in England.An action plan has been ... [Published Sheffield Star - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

College changes ‘botched’ claim

One of South Yorkshire’s biggest colleges is starting the new term with 29 staff vacancies unfilled due to a ‘botched’ restructuring programme, according to lecturers’ union UCU.Barnsley College brought in changes towards the end of last term after funding ... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Experienced college staff replaced

EXPERIENCED staff at Barnsley College were dismissed and replaced by workers on 'low salaries and inferior contracts', according to the University and College Union (UCU).The union has accused the college of wasting public money and putting students education ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dodworth man makes history

A DODWORTH man has gained the highest music performance mark ever achieved by a student in the popular music degree at University Campus Barnsley.Matthew Townsend, 23, of Bowden Grove, has just got his first class honours degree. He studied music at Barnsley ... [Published Barnsley Chronicle - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Barnsley College
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Lifetime of struggle for Sheffield’s UK graffiti king

“I don’t want to be the graffiti man – just Simon Sunderland the artist.”Those were the words to The Star of the man once described as Britain’s King of Graffiti, following his release from a jail sentence during which his case became a national cause ... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Steps to build skills and raise aspirations of young people

Barnsley Council and its partners are set to drive forward a range of actions to ensure the number of 16- to 24-year-olds in the borough engaged in education, training or employment continues to rise.Key among these actions area continued rise in the ... [Published Barnsley Council Online - Aug 21 2014]

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"I miss the northern friendliness and sense of humour I'm glad I still go back often and get to see big events like the Tour De France coming through the town. I'll always have fond memories of growing up there and it's really nice to go back often and catch up with old friends."
"All businesses in Barnsley and Rotherham are welcome to enter and there are categories that cater for businesses of all sizes and sectors. I hope that all can join us at the ceremony to celebrate our region's best and brightest"
Yaser Rauf, manufacturing mechanical engineer at MTL Group (pictured above, centre), said: "Having completed my Advanced Apprenticeship, I am now progressing onto a Higher Apprenticeship in engineering. Since starting an apprenticeship, the confidence I have in myself to set a goal and achieve it has raised so much. I am now incredibly ambitious to become successful in the engineering sector."
"Now I have graduated I am following my career passion to be a professional musician, as well as setting up my own drum school, Rudimental Drums."

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Researcher awarded money for stem cell study [Published Barnsley Chronicle - Sep 17 2014]
More time to enter business awards [Published Rotherham Advertiser - Sep 12 2014]
News: Further recognition for MTL apprentice as... [Published Rotherham Business News - Sep 12 2014]
Work experience sparks new career for Sheffield... [Published Sheffield Star - Sep 11 2014]
Barnsley College head is latest ice bucket chal... [Published Sheffield Star - Sep 02 2014]
Watch: Stockton Riverside College principal Phi... [Published Gazette Live - Sep 02 2014]
Plans targets Barnsley’s jobless young [Published Sheffield Star - Sep 01 2014]
College changes ‘botched’ claim [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
Experienced college staff replaced [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Dodworth man makes history [Published Barnsley Chronicle - Aug 26 2014]
Experienced college staff replaced [Published Barnsley Chronicle - Aug 26 2014]
Lifetime of struggle for Sheffield’s UK graffit... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
Steps to build skills and raise aspirations of ... [Published Barnsley Council Online - Aug 21 2014]
Students enjoy a rally good day on the track [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
A-levels results in full for South Yorkshire sc... [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 14 2014]
College struggles to lure international students [Published Barnsley Chronicle - Aug 12 2014]
Cheers outside court in Sheffield for arrested ... [Published Socialist Worker - Jul 08 2014]
Higher education workers strike for decent pay [Published Socialist Worker - Dec 03 2013]
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