15 12, 2016

University of Bristol announces pioneering new scheme to tackle social mobility

December 15th, 2016|News|

University of Bristol announces pioneering new scheme to tackle social mobility The University of Bristol is launching a pioneering new scheme today to help ensure local school pupils have an equal opportunity to realise their academic potential, irrespective of their background. The Russell Group university will be making lower offers to five ‘high potential’ students [...]

13 12, 2016

New partnership to boost the City’s business and education sectors announced

December 13th, 2016|News|

New partnership to boost the City’s business and education sectors announced City of Bristol College and Engine Shed have announced a new partnership to support further education working even closer with businesses in Bristol. The collaboration will allow City of Bristol College staff free access to the Engine Shed Business Lounge; conveniently located between their [...]

9 12, 2016

Bristol Learning City Newsletter December 2016

December 9th, 2016|Newsletter|

December 2016 Newsletter Our monthly newsletters are a great way to stay up-to-date with Bristol Learning City news and Learning Ambassador updates. Each edition is guest-edited by one of our Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City December 2016 newsletter, click here. Sign up [...]

8 12, 2016

The Mary Palmer Poetry Competition 2016 Winners

December 8th, 2016|News|

The Mary Palmer Poetry Competition 2016 Winners A prize giving event was held on Wednesday 7 December at City Hall to congratulate the winners of The Mary Palmer Poetry Competition 2016. This annual competition is run by The HOPE Virtual School and the 2016 theme was ‘Learning City’. The judges were impressed with everyone’s creativity [...]

29 11, 2016

New £300 million campus will transform Temple Quarter

November 29th, 2016|News|

New £300 million campus will transform Temple Quarter Plans for the University of Bristol’s ‘transformational’ new campus have been unveiled, with the £300 million project to sit at the heart of the city’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone. The Temple Quarter Campus will be built near Bristol Temple Meads train station on the derelict former sorting [...]

16 11, 2016

More Bristol schools are closing the gap in reading

November 16th, 2016|News|

More Bristol schools are closing the gap in reading Seven more Bristol schools have achieved the Bristol Every Child a Reader (EcaR) standard, bringing the total number of schools to 37. The latest schools to achieve the EcaR standard are St Bonaventure's Catholic Primary School, Ilminster Avenue E-ACT Academy Primary School, Greenfield E-ACT Academy Primary [...]

4 11, 2016

Bristol Learning City Newsletter November 2016

November 4th, 2016|Newsletter|

November 2016 Newsletter Our monthly newsletters are a great way to stay up-to-date with Bristol Learning City news and Learning Ambassador updates. Each edition is guest-edited by one of our Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City November 2016 newsletter, click here. Sign up [...]

18 10, 2016

2,000 jobs on offer at City Hall Jobs Fair

October 18th, 2016|News|

2,000 jobs on offer at City Hall Jobs Fair Two thousand vacancies will be on offer at the City Hall Jobs Fair on Thursday (20 October). Employers from across Bristol are expected to attend, including University of Bristol Hospitals Trust, Greggs, The Aztec Hotel, TSB, Blue Arrow and Mainline Recruitment Agency. There will be a [...]

17 10, 2016

Bristol businesses invited to help shape the skills of future workforce

October 17th, 2016|News|

Bristol businesses invited to help shape the skills of future workforce Local businesses are being called on to join a new collaboration between Bristol’s employers, learning providers and young people to help develop a skilled local workforce. Led by Bristol Learning City, WORKS will offer a new way to bridge the skills gap between education [...]

11 10, 2016

Bristol Learning City Newsletter October 2016

October 11th, 2016|News|

October 2016 Newsletter Our monthly newsletters are a great way to stay up-to-date with Bristol Learning City news and Learning Ambassador updates. Each edition is guest-edited by one of our Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City October 2016 newsletter, click here. Sign up [...]