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College students to benefit from new Turing Scheme

Borders College (@BordersCollege) recently submitted an application to the new Turing Scheme (@TuringScheme_UK)_ and received funding to provide support for study and work abroad placements for their students.

Borders College’s Living Wage commitment recognised at national awards

@BordersCollege will attend this year’s Living Wage Scotland Awards 2021, having been shortlisted in the ‘Resilience Award’ category.

From criminal science to agricultural science, Alicja’s sowing the seeds for career success

@BordersCollege Agriculture student Alicja Blaz was featured in a recent National Farmers Union Scotland (@NFUStweets) publication after securing an apprenticeship with George Brown and Son's Farm, based in East Lothian.   Alicja, from Ormiston, East Lothian, took on the Modern Apprenticeship role when she embarked on a complete career change, having previously studied an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Psychology from the Open University and later a master's degree in Public Policy at Stirling University.

Lauren and Siobhan share their Foundation Apprenticeship success stories

Former Galashiels Academy (@Gala_Academy) pupils, Siobhan and Lauren Call, completed their Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services Children and Young People at SCQF (@SCQFPartnership) level 6, completing in May 2021. Lauren and Siobhan were part of a group of six foundation apprentices from Secondary Schools throughout the Scottish Borders.

Minister’s STEM Visit Success at Borders College Hawick Campus

Jamie Hepburn (@jamiehepburn), MSP, Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training was in Hawick recently, to hear from Borders (@BordersCollege) business owners and students who are benefitting from the training and development services provided by Borders College in renewable technologies and sustainable construction.

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