One of the country’s most successful specialist colleges, Reaseheath College in Nantwich continues to notch up record student enrolments and achievements. The college’s annual awards ceremony, held over two days last week, celebrated the success of 1251 Further Education (FE) students who have achieved industry recognised qualifications and skills this year.
In an exciting first for University Centre Reaseheath, four animal management undergraduates are presenting their projects at the annual British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) Research Conference, being held this week at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo.
Big hearted students and staff from Reaseheath College have raised over £13,600 for North West Cancer Research, with still more donations expected. The impressive sum was handed over by representatives of the college’s Student Association at the student summer ball, held on the college’s Nantwich campus this week.
Two ambitious young agriculturists are looking forward to global travel thanks to a scholarship run by Reaseheath College and the Cheshire Agricultural Society.
Reaseheath enjoyed sizzling success in the sunshine at this week’s Royal Cheshire Show, with a ‘Highly Commended’ award for the college’s eye catching trade stand and a fistful of rosettes for agriculture students in the showring.
Five young landscapers began their WorldSkills UK journey at a college heat held on campus. Level 3 Diploma students Joshua Slater, Tom Cartledge, Kelvin White, Liisi Selmet and Gemma Price demonstrated their technical skills in block paving, decking construction and plant knowledge.
Foundation students have been gaining valuable employability skills by working towards their John Muir environmental award. The students carried out conservation tasks across three reserves in a work experience programme, delivered by Shropshire Wildlife Trust, which is aimed at giving young people the skills and confidence to enter a career in the countryside industry.
Reaseheath College equine students were riding high after winning a hotly contested inter college team competition. Katie Gibbins, Lucy Lloyd-Brown, Nieve Dillon, Lucy Lunt-Bell, Emily Hassell and Cerys Calcutt, who are studying for their Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management at the Nantwich college, competed against teams from four other leading land-based colleges.
Reaseheath has been awarded the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme BRONZE AWARD in national recognition of our commitment and support for former and current military personnel.
Our floristry students have continued to prove they are among the nation’s best by taking top awards at this week’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the world’s most prestigious flower show.
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