Sport students chosen to referee regional Boccia tournament

Sport students chosen to referee regional Boccia tournament

Two Cambridge Regional College students who helped run a Boccia tournament have been chosen to referee at the regional tournament of the Paralympic sport. John Tobeck and Simon Cooper were among a group of fellow Sport students who took a key role in running the Cambridgeshire tournament where they impressed Boccia England officials. The students,...

Students cook alongside top chefs at gala dinner

Trainee chefs at Cambridge Regional College cooked alongside some of the best chefs in the country at a gala dinner in Cambridge where diners paid £200 a head. The students helped prepare and cook a fabulous five-course menu for 205 guests from the world of catering – college and conference chefs and catering managers from...

Students champion ‘This Girl Can’ campaign

Two students who are passionate about sport are championing a national campaign to encourage more girls to get active. Sophie Day, 17, and Amber Dyra, 17, will be campaigning for ‘This Girl Can’ – a national movement developed by Sport England – after being chosen as ambassadors for the initiative. The students, both studying Sport...

George wins a Premier coaching role

A sports student is taking the first steps in his career after impressing his future employers on a visit to the college – and winning a role as a part-time coach. Eighteen year-old George Youngs, a Level 3 sports student at Cambridge Regional College, was inspired by a talk from leading school sports coaching company...

Childcare students benefit from partnership with Sunflower Nursery

Childcare students had an insight into working for a busy nursery when a team from Sunflower Nursery – part of the Cambridge Housing Society – delivered a series of talks. Kristen Dutton, nursery manager at Sunflower in Cambridge, and Gemma Bullock, group leader, gave a presentation to students about life in a nursery and described...

CRC launches new education partnership with South Korean university

Students from South Korea could be learning vocational skills in Cambridge after a new agreement between Cambridge Regional College and Ansan University.   The college has set up a partnership with the university after hosting a visit by leading staff, including Professor Kim Ju-Sung, President of Ansan University. The first students are due to arrive...

Students to support RSPCA on 30-mile hike

Uniformed Services students at Cambridge Regional College will be putting their fitness to the test with a 30-mile marathon in aid of the RSPCA. The students, all hoping to go on to careers in the Services, are facing the ambitious challenge of walking 30 miles over two days as part of their course assessment and...

‘Pit Stop Challenge’ is a winner at EDGE Careers Fair

Cambridge Regional College’s Pit Stop Challenge proved the big attraction of the day when more than 700 students attended the third EDGE Careers Fair in Huntingdon. Pupils from six local secondary schools visited 88 stands and activities to find out about the future career opportunities on their doorstep. Most popular among the activities was the...

Football marathon will help vital charity work

A student at Cambridge Regional College is holding an all-night football marathon in memory of her mother who died after suffering from a brain tumour. Sports Studies students Emily Brown, 19, and Katie Brandon, 18, are hoping to raise hundreds of pounds for the Brain Tumour Charity, a cause close to their hearts after Emily...

Apprentice Jade organises Christmas foodbank collection

A large donation of food to make up Christmas hampers has been presented to Godmanchester Foodbank by Huntingdonshire District Council – thanks to the initiative of a Cambridge Regional College apprentice. Staff at the council generously donated 257.2 kg of food which was handed over by Jade Hester. Jade, who organised the food collection, works...

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