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  • Uniformed services students try new body armour

    Uniformed services students try new body armour

    19 December 2016

    Gateshead College students who are training for a career in one of the uniform services have been trying out the latest in body armour.

    SafeGuard Armour, a supplier of body armour, ballistic helmets and bullet and stab-proof vests, has donated a sample bullet proof vest. The vest was donated to give all Public and Uniformed Services students the opportunity to gain practical experience with leading bullet proof vests, preparing them for real life security scenarios.

     

  • Young entrepreneur celebrates first year in business

    Young entrepreneur celebrates first year in business

    7 December 2016

    Alex Henderson, who is 21 and from Whitley Bay, launched NewGen Creative in November 2015 while studying TV and Film at Gateshead College, where he was also president of the Northern Stars enterprise society – an initiative within the college that supports budding entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses. 

  • Getting hired not fired with star of BBC’s The Apprentice

    Getting hired not fired with star of BBC’s The Apprentice

    29 November 2016

    Claude Littner, who is one of Sir Alan Sugar’s aides in the current series of The Apprentice, offered up his time to Level 3 and A Level Business students to answer their questions and give advice on careers and business during a video conference call. 

  • Career College

    Business-led education partnership helps launch new Career College for the North East

    29 November 2016

    Employers and the education sector are combining their strengths to launch a new initiative to give young people in the North East the skills they need to secure good jobs and careers.

  • £15M Cash boost to keep the north east working

    £15m cash boost to keep the North East working

    24 November 2016

    Gateshead College has been awarded £15m from the European Social Fund through the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to help get more people into jobs and training and support businesses to upskill their workforces.