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  • College employees delighted to be guest speakers at this year’s Lantra Employers Webinar
    Borders College staff employees Mary Thomson and Fiona Turnbull were delighted to have been given the opportunity to be guest speakers at this year’s Lantra Skills for Farming Employers Apprenticeship Webinar.

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  • Take your career in a new direction with free Data Science training
    Borders College, Edinburgh College, Fife College and West Lothian College offer free Data Science training for job seekers and career changers.

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  • Are you a Borders College student?
    If you’re a current Borders College student and are considering progressing your studies with us from September 2021, or are interested in changing career paths, then the time to apply for the course of your choice is now!

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  • Our virtual Open Days are just a click away
    We will be holding our annual Open Days in virtual format this year here at Borders College, offering our prospective students the chance to experience college life without leaving their homes.

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  • Update on Covid-19, Tuesday 12 January
    Following recent Government guidance, the college has made a decision to continue online learning until Friday 12 February. All campuses will remain closed to Borders College students and staff until this date at least. The Senior Management Team will review this again in February.

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  • DigitalBoost Development Grant Fund
    The DigitalBoost Development Grant Fund is now open (as of Tuesday 12th January 2021) to Scottish businesses. This £10m fund is being processed on a first come, first served basis.

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  • Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021
    Borders College is supporting Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021, which runs from the 1st to the 5th March. Co-ordinated by Skills Development Scotland, it will demonstrate the value apprenticeships bring to individuals, employers and the economy.

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  • Department of Enterprise and Innovation to benefit from newly appointed Director
    Borders College employee Katharine Mathison was recently promoted to Director of the Department of Enterprise and Business Innovation (DEBI) at Borders College and is relishing the challenge ahead.

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  • Flexible Workforce Development Fund is available to all Scottish employers, including small and medium-sized enterprises
    Training can be tailored to meet your organisation’s needs with assistance from our Enterprise and Business Innovation team here at Borders College.  The fund does not support the provision of industry qualifications or training where there is a statutory obligation required by law. Employers can submit one application only to the fund within the application period - this includes SMEs.  Employers must be based or operate within Scotland, wholly or partially.

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  • Looking back at why we #LoveScotlandsColleges 
    As part of a sector wide campaign called #LoveScotlandsColleges, staff, students and other stakeholders were encouraged to get online and talk about why colleges are important to them. From St Andrews day, Monday, November 30 until Friday, December 4 people all over Scotland were sharing their reasons for loving Scotland’s colleges. 

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  • COVID-19 Update - Wed 23 December
    After considering recent Scottish Government announcements regarding the planned changes to regional Tiers, it has been decided to start term 2 (5th January) completely online. We will continue to operate in this way until Friday 15th January. 

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  • Renewing a bold and innovative role for the Scottish college of the future 
    What do we want and need from our colleges from 2030 onwards, and how do we get there? These were the simple, yet fundamental questions the Commission set out to answer when it began work in Spring 2019. 

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  • College staff refresher on vital first aid training
    We continually hear about how first aid skills have saved someone’s life. Whether that’s being able to help following a road traffic collision, recognising hypothermia or helping someone who is choking, it has never been more vital to learn first aid and to feel confident using these skills. Through the Borders College Department of Enterprise and Business Innovation (DEBI), College staff from the Rural Skills department recently undertook a renewal of their First Aid qualification, with the Refresher First Aid at Work (RFAW) Course.

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  • Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year
    Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year

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  • Innovative teaching at the forefront for former student
    Former Borders College student Rebecca Gray has come back to where it all started for her, having recently taken up the post of eLearning Technologist within the newly created eLearning Team.

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