Skills Accreditation Programme provides vital support to Edinburgh-based charity
Edinburgh-based charity Telfie Central have used creative and innovative methods to engage service users, using the Borders College Skills Accreditation programme through the challenging COVID times of lockdown, social distancing and restricted contact.
College upskill local electricians in the installation of EV charging equipment
Here at Borders College, we were delighted to be able to undertake face to face delivery again and have the opportunity to upskill our local Electricians in the Installation of EV charging equipment. This was made possible using the equipment that was funded through the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.
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Former Student Hanna retraces her digital journey back to Borders College
Hanna Davidson, a former Borders College student, has come back to where it all began, joining the E-Learning team in the role of trainee E-Learning Technologist.
Applications for Borders College courses close on 5th August
Applications for all full-time courses will close on Thursday 5th August 2021 at 4.00pm to allow for the implementation, and migration of a new Management Information System.
Students’ Association Celebrates Inspiring People
As a challenging college year draws to a close, the Students’ Association finished their year off with an emotional and uplifting final event. The BCSA Oscars ceremony was a celebration of the most inspirational people across the college community. Of course, as we have become accustomed to during pandemic life, it all happened online.
College helps to inspire next generation into Computing Science
Borders College is delighted to have recently signed up to the Digital Technology Education Charter (DTEC), which aims to inspire the next generation into the world of tech.
Consultation launched on draft South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy
Borders College is encouraging people across the South of Scotland to have their say on an ambitious 10 year vision for their region.
Borders College officially named one of 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Women!
Wining not one but two national awards for being a Great Place to Work™ has got the staff at Borders College celebrating once again! In May, the College became a ‘Great Place to Work-Certified’ organisation. And today, the announcement has been made that the College has also been listed as a ‘Best Workplace for Women™’.
Tweed Valley Everest Challenge
On the 13th of June at midday, a group of 7 riders set out to ascend the hight equivalent to Everest on mountain bikes at The Golfie in the Tweed Valley in 24 hours. It was never going to be an easy challenge, 48 laps of the climb and descending the famous Flat White trail (it isn’t very flat).
College deliver training to world-renowned The Turing Trust
Borders College Department of Enterprise and Business Innovation (DEBI) recently carried out an Emergency First Aid at Work course for the remarkable and world-renowned charitable organisation The Turing Trust, based in Loanhead. Interested in studying Emergency First Aid at Work? Click here for course details.
Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero officially launches Renewable Training Centres
The Borders College Renewable and Energy Efficiency Training Centre was officially launched on Thursday 24th June along with eight other centres throughout Scotland.
Staff represent College at first-ever Virtual Showcase
A group of Borders College staff recently took part in the first-ever Choose College Virtual Showcase, giving prospective students the chance to chat with them and find out what exciting opportunities the College had to offer.
Borders College Graduation update
Borders College has taken the decision to postpone the 2021 Graduation until it is possible to have a face-to-face ceremony in whatever format future guidelines allow.
HND Year 1 Sport and Exercise Students – Hockey Festival Event
It has been a very difficult year for students to carry out practical work, but as restrictions eased the HND Year 1 Sport and Exercise Students took the opportunity to run a Sports Development Event in partnership with Fjordhus Reivers Hockey Club who play out of the Live Borders Tweedbank Sports Complex.