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A Semi-finalist at New York Film Festival

July 18, 2018

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A Canterbury College student has just been named a semi-finalist at a New York Film Festival. Carla Binder, who studied Film & Television with the College produced a project called 'This is Us'.

CSVA giants featured in Canterbury Medieval Pageant

July 10, 2018

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The third annual Canterbury Medieval Pageant took place on Saturday 7th July and featured giants created by CSVA which were paraded through the city.

Student Awards 2018 held at Canterbury College

July 3, 2018

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The annual Student Awards took place on Thursday 28th June, with 170 guests attending to celebrate and recognise 24 outstanding students for their academic and extra-curricular achievements during their time at the College.

Catering students work for huge race event in Le Mans

June 26, 2018

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Last week, Canterbury College Catering students were invited to work at Le Mans — the world famous 24-hour car race which attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators every year.

CSVA End of Year Show

June 21, 2018

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On Friday 15th June, CSVA held a private viewing of their new End of Year Show space in Canterbury’s Town Centre, which is now open for public viewing until 22nd June.

Welding students compete in regional competition

June 21, 2018

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One of the SkillWeld regional Semi-Finals took place this week at Canterbury College.

Winners at KFE Creative Fest

June 15, 2018

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At KFE’s most recent competition, Creative Fest, two Canterbury College students took home awards.

AAT team awarded Training Provider of the Year

June 4, 2018

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Canterbury College’s Accounting department has been awarded Training Provider of the Year at the National AAT Awards.

Students awarded by Eurotunnel

May 29, 2018

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Graphic Design students have been awarded for their artwork following a ongoing partnership with Eurotunnel.

An invite to Buckingham Palace

May 29, 2018

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Chris Horgan was invited to Buckingham Palace following his involvement with youth social action.

Clive Soord wins Teacher of the Year Award

May 22, 2018

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Clive Soord, Art & Design teacher, takes home The Gulbenkian Theatre Arts Award for Inspiring Creativity and Innovation.

Students work at City Sound Project in the Park

May 15, 2018

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Art, Music and Hair students from Canterbury College worked at City Sound Project in the Park.

Engineering students explore their career choices

May 4, 2018

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This was an opportunity for students to explore a potential career path by experiencing BWSC’s biomass power plant during its last few months of construction.

Who's your Students' Union President?

April 26, 2018

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Yesterday, Canterbury College’s Students’ Union asked all students to vote for a new SU President.

Students create artwork for Eurotunnel

April 24, 2018

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CSVA Graphic Design students from Canterbury College have embarked on an extended project with Eurotunnel which has resulted in great work experience and excellent art pieces from the students.

The Dinner Club that declares pay what you can afford

April 19, 2018

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Yesterday Munchies Dinner Club was launched, serving food to students in Canterbury College and asking them to pay only what they can afford for a hot dinner.

Students work on joint project with the Turner Contemporary

March 27, 2018

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Students have worked with the Turner Contemporary to create a series of videos as part of an exhibition called ‘Journeys with the “Waste Land”’

Fixers open up talks on body image

March 22, 2018

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This week, Media students had the opportunity to participate in a workshop with Fixers

Better sleep with Lush and This Works

March 16, 2018

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This week is National Sleep Week. Lush and This Works came to Canterbury College to share their tips on how to get a perfect night’s sleep.

Could Evie be Kent’s Young Business Woman of the Year?

March 8, 2018

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Evie Wells has been nominated for a Kent Women in Business Award 2018 in the ‘Young Business Woman of the Year’ category.

Bringing storytelling to life

February 27, 2018

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Cassandra Wye, Professional Storyteller, visited Canterbury College to present a ‘Wriggling into Writing’ workshop.

The CSVA Partnership Brunch

February 27, 2018

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CSVA, Canterbury School of Visual Arts, arranged a networking brunch on Friday 23rd February

Canterbury College attends TES Award Gala

February 26, 2018

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Canterbury College became a runner up in the ‘Support for Learners’ category.

Plasma cutter donated to Canterbury College

February 23, 2018

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A Hypertherm Plasma cutter has been donated to Canterbury College's Engineering department

Media students learn from the professionals

February 16, 2018

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Over February half term MEDIA31 arranged two day-long workshops at Canterbury College as part of a widening participation initiative.

A new spin on Blue Monday at Canterbury College

January 15, 2018

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Canterbury College is turning Blue Monday on its head and celebrating, creating experiences that radiate happiness and fun.

Canterbury College students' life-changing trip to South Africa

January 11, 2018

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Thirty-seven Canterbury College students recently embarked on an eleven-day trip to South Africa expanding their experience and furthering their studies.

College shortlisted for 2018 TES FE Awards

January 10, 2018

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The TES (Times Educational Supplement) Awards recognise and commend colleges that are improving the skill levels of young people and adult learners.

Media students air thoughts on bullying for ITV

December 18, 2017

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Media students air thoughts on bullying for ITV

Students say #iwill to Youth Social Action

November 27, 2017

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Thousands of students from Canterbury College said #Iwill to social action as part of the College’s community week which ran from November 20th – 24th.

Student brings home Bronze at national competition

November 22, 2017

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Canterbury College Graphic Design student Toby Howes wowed the crowds winning Bronze at this year’s World Skills UK finals.

Graphic Design student to compete at 2017 WorldSkills

November 14, 2017

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Canterbury College student Toby Howes will take on the best young graphic designers in the country, after reaching the 2017 WorldSkills UK final for Graphic Design.

Students put on a show at Canterbury Festival

November 3, 2017

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Students put on a fantastic show earlier this week, displaying their talents through a series of performances at Canterbury Festival’s Spiegeltent.

Colleges recognised for offering a great working environment

October 31, 2017

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East Kent College and Canterbury College have been recognised for their work to offer those with disabilities the best possible working environment.

Students get flying start on board Royal Navy aircraft

October 31, 2017

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Students got the opportunity to get on board the Merlin Mk 2 Submarine Hunter during a visit from the Royal Navy.

Students' Union hosts sponsored sleepout on World Homeless Day

October 12, 2017

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On the 10th October Canterbury College Students’ Union held a sponsored sleepout at the Canterbury campus in order to raise awareness of the issues surrounding homelessness in the local area.

Acting students gain experience during War Horse press launch

October 10, 2017

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Level 3 Acting students had a fantastic opportunity to work closely with the Marlowe Theatre at their First World War event in Dover.

Music student chosen as 2017 scholarship winner

September 27, 2017

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Canterbury College Music student Daisy Phillips has been chosen as 2017's Freddie Mercury Scholarship Winner.

Students showcase skills at Beautiful Town Music event

July 31, 2017

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Student filmmakers took over Canterbury’s well-known ‘Songwriters Showcase’ evening to premiere music videos created for local musicians.

Catering students visit Le Mans and cater for major event

July 12, 2017

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Canterbury College students visited world famous car race, Le Mans, to cater for hundreds of hungry spectators and participants

Canterbury College holds Celebration of Achievement Awards

July 10, 2017

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The College’s annual Celebration of Achievement awards has been held

Media students appear on ITV Meridian with youth charity

June 30, 2017

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Media students appear on ITV Meridian with youth charity, 'Fixers'.

College celebrates after prestigious silver Higher Education award

June 27, 2017

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Higher Education provision at Canterbury College has received a new accolade, after being given a Silver grading in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Art students receive ‘Williams Awards’ at stunning End of Year Show

June 20, 2017

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The students showcased their creativity at the event which recognises talent in Art & Design; Photography and Graphic Design.

CSVA graduates showcase work in end of year show

June 16, 2017

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The stunning work covering a range of disciplines and over different academic levels will be displayed at venues across Canterbury including an empty shop in Butchery Lane.

Canterbury College awarded by National Citizen Service

June 12, 2017

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Canterbury College recently celebrated after being named a ‘Champion College’ by the National Citizen Service (NCS).

Canterbury staff to visit African Colleges in pioneering partnership

June 8, 2017

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The College is preparing to send staff to train South African learners as part of an innovative project to deliver courses designed to meet increased skills demand in the renewable energy sector.

Events at Canterbury College raise awareness of Mental Health

June 6, 2017

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Students and staff at Canterbury College have continued to raise awareness and support learners with mental health problems by hosting a range of community-based events.

Catering student Isaac lands job at Michelin-star restaurant

May 25, 2017

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Level 2 Professional Catering & Cookery student Isaac Mancini has completed his work experience at two-starred-Michelin restaurant, Marcus and was offered a full-time job.

College apprentice shines in regional apprenticeship competition

May 18, 2017

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The talented technician was recognised at the Health England - Kent, Surrey and Sussex - Apprenticeship and Support Workforce Awards.

Canterbury College launch new arts programme under new brand CSVA

May 11, 2017

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Canterbury College launch dynamic new arts programme under new brand The Canterbury School of Visual Arts

Students' Union hosts annual staff awards

May 8, 2017

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The annual event celebrated the efforts and dedication of staff who go above and beyond in their teaching and support roles.

Public Service students take part in passing out parade for Kent Police Cadets

May 4, 2017

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Canterbury College Public Service students took part in the Kent Police Cadet Scheme’s passing out parade at the Kent Police Training School in Maidstone.

Canterbury College student reaches final of National make-up competition

April 25, 2017

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Theatrical Makeup student Lacy Mardle went head to head with the best in the country when she competed in the finals of the Jane Iredale National make-up competition

Canterbury College receives an overall 'Good' rating from Ofsted

March 28, 2017

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Staff and students are celebrating after receiving an overall 'good' rating from the Government's education regulator, Ofsted. In what is a fantastic achievement, the inspectors graded seven out of eight areas as Good.

Media students visit award winning university radio station

March 15, 2017

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Canterbury College’s print journalism students visited The University of Kent’s award-winning community and student radio station.

Carpentry students triumph in skills competition

March 10, 2017

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Carpentry and joinery students have excelled in their inter-college challenge

Theatrical Makeup student shortlisted from 200 entrants

February 28, 2017

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Theatrical Makeup student shortlisted out of 200 entrants for National Jane Iredale make-up competition.

First community day proves huge success

February 13, 2017

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Thousands of students from Canterbury College took part in a special community day helping scores of charities through rewarding activities linked to their courses.

Care team shortlisted for second national award

February 7, 2017

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Canterbury College’s “outstanding” Children in Care team has been shortlisted for a second national award.

Sheppey College football team partners with the Gills

February 1, 2017

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Sheppey College’s fantastic football team has partnered with league one Gillingham FC to deliver a ten-week coaching programme.

Children in Care team shortlisted in National Awards

January 19, 2017

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Canterbury College’s Children in Care team has been shortlisted in this year’s prestigious Times Educational Supplement (TES) FE Awards.