News

  • Premier soccer star hosts college masterclass

    Premier soccer star hosts college masterclass

    3 July 2019

    A former Gateshead College student who will play in the Premier League next season is helping to develop the next generation of soccer stars.

    Versatile defender Chris Basham, who last season won promotion to England’s top division with Sheffield United, completed Gateshead College’s football development programme in 2006 before going on to secure professional contracts with Bolton and Blackpool.

  • Technology on agenda for Secretary of State visit

    Technology on agenda for Secretary of State visit

    28 June 2019

    The Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds was in the North East today (June 28) to see how Gateshead College is using digital technology to prepare students for work.

  • Construction students build bright future for boxing club

    Construction students build bright future for boxing club

    24 June 2019

    A major refurbishment programme carried out by students has given a local amateur boxing club a new lease of life.

  • Edge Awards recognise top staff and students

    Edge Awards recognise top staff and students

    21 June 2019

    Gateshead College staff and students have celebrated their outstanding achievements at an annual awards ceremony.

    The college held its annual Edge Awards at their Baltic Campus, which are designed to recognise the dedication and hard work of both staff and students.

  • David honoured at Edge Awards

    David honoured at Edge Awards

    21 June 2019

    Our longest serving employee and soon-to-be retiree was honoured at this year’s Edge Awards.

    David Jackson, our Head of Teaching and Learning, is celebrating his 40th year with us and will retire this summer.