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WEST LONDON COLLEGE JOINS COLLEGES NATIONWIDE TO LAUNCH #FE FOODBANK FRIDAY

@WestLondonCol is launching its ‘Just Giving’ web page to raise money for local foodbanks this Friday (1 May 2020) in Ealing and Hammersmith & Fulham. The College has joined the national #FEFoodbankFriday campaign, which is seeing further education colleges around the country coming together to raise money for community food banks, as many foodbanks are experiencing a decline in donations at this challenging time and in great need of support.

FIFTH YEAR RUNNING FOR WEST LONDON COLLEGE’S SUPPORTED INTERNSHIP AND INCLUSIVE APPRENTICESHIP EMPLOYMENT FAIR

West London College Shines a Light on Enrolment In the ‘New Normal’

West London College (@westlondoncol) is celebrating a successful enrolment period in part driven by their “virtual” open day held in July and a new time slot approach that allows students some one-on-one time with lecturers.

WEST LONDON COLLEGE FINALIST IN WEST LONDON BUSINESS AWARDS FOR INCLUSIVE APPRENTICESHIPS

West London College has reached the finals of the prestigious West London Business Awards 2020. The winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony and black-tie gala dinner on Friday, 7 February. Held at Twickenham Stadium, the host for the evening will be Gaby Roslin of TV and radio fame.

West London College HND Healthcare Practice Level 5 Students Share Their Lockdown Experiences

@WestLondonCol is very proud of its many Health and Social care students who looked after patients throughout Lockdown. Memories of the Thursday #ClapforCarers may fade, but at the College, the contribution made by our students is still very much in the forefront of our minds.

#CONSTRUCTLONDON IS FIRST EVER VIRTUAL CONSTRUCTION CAREERS EVENT FOR LONDON

@westlondoncol has partnered with the National Careers Service (London) (NCS) and the Mayor’s Construction Academy to launch the first ever virtual construction careers event for London. #ConstructLondon, is aimed at anyone with an interest in the exciting opportunities offered by construction in London - including students, school leavers, jobseekers, employers and careers advisers. The Careers Event takes place on social media on Wednesday, 15 July 2020, from 11am – 3pm. To take part, simply log in to Twitter or Facebook and search for #ConstructLondon.  You do not need to register to take part. Employers, colleges, local authorities, career advisers and anyone involved with construction are encouraged to get involved by posting their jobs, apprenticeship vacancies, training courses and other opportunities using #ConstructLondon

WHY ARE APPRENTICES ESSENTIAL TO RESKILLING THE ECONOMY?

As the country emerges from Lockdown - @westlondoncol - assesses the continuing restrictions placed on businesses by Covid-19, and how this is a key time to plan to train, retain and develop staff.

Former Sports Student Nominated for National Diversity Award

Former @WestLondonCol student Caoimhe (pronounced Kevea) Patterson has been nominated for a National Diversity Positive Role Model Award.  Caoimhe, who studied Sport Level 1 and Sport and Activity Leadership Level 2 at West London College, has been nominated in the ‘Positive Role Model’ category. For Caoimhe to win, she needs to receive more nominations than the other contestants.

West London College Chefs' Forum Launch Event at The Dorchester

The Chefs’ Forum spring event took place at The Dorchester in London this week (Monday, 27 January 2020) to launch West London College becoming members of the Chefs' Forum Academy. As Academy members top chefs from the best hotels and restaurants teach masterclasses for West London College catering students, as well as providing invaluable extra-curricular activities to ensure student success and achievement. Thirty-three West London College catering students attended the outstanding event and  twenty-three worked with The Dorchester's chefs to prepare afternoon tea, while six Hospitality students served drinks, canapes and afternoon tea.

Boost for young people with learning disabilities as expansion of West London internship programme announced

West London has some of the most successful Supported Internship programmes in the country, with a track record of helping young people with learning disabilities or difficulties into employment.

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