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 logoNew Pre-16 Hospitality Academy launched

New Pre-16 Hospitality Academy launched

30th January 2023
St Austell Family Group has partnered up with The Cornwall College Group to deliver interactive hands-on learning experience in the catering and hospitality industry. This partnership will open a world of opportunities for students, including the chance to gain valuable work experience in various industries and learn from seasoned professionals. The collaboration allows Year 10 and Year 11 student Read More
 logoLet the Apprenticeship Games begin!

Let the Apprenticeship Games begin!

30th January 2023
The Apprenticeship Games, a highly coveted competition organised by The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) will return this February, in a quest to find the South West’s top apprentices. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the nationally recognised contest will see teams from the region’s leading businesses battle it out at Cornwall College St Austell on February 9th during National Apprenticeship W Read More
 logoUK’s ONLY Soil Science undergraduate degree coming to Eden Project Learning

UK’s ONLY Soil Science undergraduate degree coming to Eden Project Learning

23rd January 2023
The Eden Project Learning team is excited to unveil the ONLY undergraduate Soil Science course in the UK! A ground-breaking programme that will equip future leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to tackle the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. The team is thrilled to have such a crucial topic and subject, with applications and opportunities spanning many sect Read More
 logoBlind Student’s independence skyrockets thanks to random act of kindness

Blind Student’s independence skyrockets thanks to random act of kindness

11th January 2023
A Random Act of Kindness from two complete strangers has helped a blind student gain more independence. Members of a community Facebook group, St Austell Friends, have gone above and beyond to help a student manage with daily challenges, by contributing towards a sensory kettle. Willow from St Austell was born blind, but that hasn’t stopped her achieving incredible goals and milestone along her Read More
 logoCornwall College helping students reach for the Stars!

Cornwall College helping students reach for the Stars!

6th January 2023
Excitement is building in Cornwall ahead of the first ever space launch from the UK. Cornwall College is particularly excited to be a part of STEM Learning – a network of organizations dedicated to supporting science, technology, engineering, and math education in the UK. As a member of STEM Learning, Cornwall College has been collaborating with schools and other educational institutions across Read More
 logoStunning first pics of new St Austell college campus

Stunning first pics of new St Austell college campus

3rd January 2023
Excitement is building for the brand new, fit-for-purpose college campus in St Austell with the release of the first images of the incredible new buildings. The designs are part of the fantastic proposal package created by BAM, which has been announced as the official contractor for the project. Chief executive and principal of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), John Evans, said everyone was delig Read More
 logoStudents team up with Michelin starred chef

Students team up with Michelin starred chef

16th December 2022
Professional cookery students from Cornwall College were given a taste of success at a recent pop-up culinary event, that saw them collaborating with Nathan Outlaw and his Michelin starred team of chefs. The students, all studying professional cookery and hospitality qualifications at the College’s St Austell site, hosted the fine dining experience to members of the public at Cloisters Restauran Read More
 logoCornwall College honoured with University Centre status

Cornwall College honoured with University Centre status

9th November 2022
In a major boost for learners across Cornwall and beyond, Cornwall College now has University Centre status, following a successful bid to the Department for Education. As part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), university level courses have been delivered successfully for many years across its campuses in Camborne, Newquay, Falmouth, St Austell, Eden, St Mellion, Stoke Climsland and Bicton Col Read More
 logoStudent success celebrated in breath-taking ceremonies    

Student success celebrated in breath-taking ceremonies    

8th November 2022
Proud friends and family members gathered at Truro Cathedral on Friday to celebrate graduates from university-level courses at The Cornwall College Group (TCCG).    The impressive setting played host to two ceremonies that captured the pride and excitement of local and national students who chose to study in Cornwall and Devon.   Overall, there were close to 300 students graduating from nin Read More
 logoCornwall College win Colleges Week #ShowYourSkills competition

Cornwall College win Colleges Week #ShowYourSkills competition

21st October 2022
Cornwall College have been announced as the winners of the #ShowYourSkills competition, as part of the Colleges Week celebrations. #ShowYourSkills organised by Association of Colleges and sponsored by Irwin Mitchell, gives colleges an opportunity to showcase the brilliant work that goes on in colleges every day. It was a tough decision this year, with colleges across the country showing off their Read More
 logoStudent gamers supporting St Austell revitalisation  

Student gamers supporting St Austell revitalisation  

11th October 2022
A group of games design students are putting their specialist skills to use, contributing to the upcoming project to revitalise St Austell town centre. The team of talented young techies, all currently studying Games Design & Animation at Cornwall College St Austell, have been commissioned with an exciting new VR development task from the St Austell Town Centre Revitalisation Project. Having c Read More
 logoBusinesses urged to grasp growth opportunity at electric vehicle event

Businesses urged to grasp growth opportunity at electric vehicle event

1st October 2022
Businesses from the Automotive and Electrical sectors across Cornwall are being invited to a special electric vehicle taster event. CCB Training part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), is hosting a free-to-attend taster event on Tuesday 12th October 6pm-8pm at Cornwall College St Austell’s brand-new Electric Vehicle Training Centre. “Through our EV Project – ‘Skills Accelerator Developm Read More
 logoMasterChef Miguel meets Michelin-starred standards

MasterChef Miguel meets Michelin-starred standards

8th September 2022
A talented young chef from St Austell, has used the skills he gained at Cornwall College to land a once-in-a-lifetime job at one of the UK’s top seafood restaurants. Nineteen-year-old Miguel Argueta from Bugle, has been cooking on gas since finishing up his Advanced Technical Diploma in Professional Cookery at Cornwall College’s St Austell campus. Miguel, who progressed to the College from Pol Read More
Blog: Getting ready for college!

Blog: Getting ready for college!

5th September 2022
Top tips to get you campus ready!  We are excited to be welcoming new students to our colleges very soon and we’ve put together some top tips to help you prepare.  DON’T WORRY…  If you haven’t decided what you want to study yet there’s still time to apply! Visit our website to find your perfect course and complete the application form, which you will be able to find on the top of Read More
 logoBlog: Top tips for results week

Blog: Top tips for results week

22nd August 2022
You’ve done it, you’ve reached the long-awaited Results Day!  And it’s probably felt like the longest wait of your life! But now you’re thinking “it’s results day already…what do I need to do?!” Try your best not to worry too much about it as it approaches, be open with your parents and  friends, talk to them about any worries you may have – they’re there Read More
Academy launch to support youth into manufacturing and engineering   

Academy launch to support youth into manufacturing and engineering   

20th June 2022
Manufacturing and engineering skills in Cornwall are getting a boost with the formation of a pre-16 manufacturing academy.   The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) and The Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG) partnered to address the skills gap in the sector, resulting in The CMG Academy.   A launch event was held on Thursday at the Cornwall College Camborne campus with key guests from the manufacturi Read More
 logoCollege awarded for apprenticeship ‘excellence’

College awarded for apprenticeship ‘excellence’

15th June 2022
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is celebrating after being recognised for the high quality and standard of its apprenticeship provision. Presented to Cornwall College St Austell by leading awarding organisation City & Guilds, the accolade was one of only 100 end-point assessment (EPA) awards given out to educational providers across the whole of the UK. “It was a pleasure to present TCCG Read More
Farmers Without Borders: Future Farm hosts British and French sustainable partnership

Farmers Without Borders: Future Farm hosts British and French sustainable partnership

13th June 2022
A French cohort of 15 dairy farmers and delegates of the Council of Finistère and Trévarez Research Station were welcomed last Tuesday at Duchy College’s Future Farm, marking a new step in exchanging sustainable dairy farming practices across the Channel. The group explored the pioneering research facility and visited three farms representing the range of successful dairy production systems Read More