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Media Make-up students cover themselves in rainbows

Media Make-up students cover themselves in rainbows

Since being placed in lockdown we have seen many community initiatives designed to show our appreciation of key workers, share messages of hope and share resources to stay engaged socially while social distancing. Media Make-up Artistry students at Cambridge Regional College have taken one such initiative, the rainbows for hope, and adapted it to share...

Cambridgeshire Student Forum

In February 2020, Student representatives from five Cambridgeshire schools, Hills Road 6th Form College, Sancton Wood School, North Cambridge Academy, Swavesey Village College and Cambridge Regional College, came together for the latest student forum summit. The summit is a half-day event that enables members of the student forum to work as an action group to...

International students come together at The Houses of Parliament

Earlier this year, the Association of Colleges extended an invitation to Cambridge Regional College for international students to attend afternoon tea at the Houses of Parliament. The event, organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Students, was opened up to college students for the first time, enabling younger learners to experience education policy and...

AoC Sport and CRC celebrate International Womens Day with a glow

On Friday 6th March 2020, AoC Sport visited Cambridge Regional College to deliver an afternoon of fun sporting activities to students from across the region.  Students from Hertford Regional College and the CRC Huntingdon Campus joined Cambridge students in the Cambridge Campus sports halls to participate in a roller disco, glow drumming and glow badminton...

Businesses are set to benefit from a pioneering pledge programme to share apprenticeship funding

Businesses across the region are set to benefit from a pioneering match-making service designed to simplify the process to access apprenticeship funding in a service which aims to increase apprenticeship opportunities. Cambridge Regional College has launched an Apprenticeship Levy Match Service available at, which will help larger companies pledge their excess levy funds to...

Cambridge University chef praises the apprenticeship programme as a great route into a career

Creating dishes as a chef at Cambridge University, while studying one day a week at college, has been the perfect route into a new career, thanks to the apprenticeship programme. Lukasz Berda, 32, says the combination of working in a real-life catering environment and having time to back it up with college study has been...

Former Sports student is on track to a great future thanks to her apprenticeship with Norwich City Football Club

 A former Sports student is getting invaluable hands-on experience thanks to an apprenticeship with Norwich City Football Club Abi is working towards a Level 3 PE and School Sport Delivery qualification with the city club and says it is a brilliant way to learn. “I am really enjoying my apprenticeship,” she said. “I have been getting loads...

Moonwalking is part of an educational trip for our Engineering Students!

Engineering students hvae enjoyed the trip of a lifetime to America, which included a simulated gravity-free moonwalk during a visit to NASA. The trip was for higher apprentices who are in full time study programmes in Engineering at Cambridge Regional College. Organised as a youth educational programme, learners enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of Universal Orlando, followed by...

Cambridge Regional College is in the top 10 colleges in England

Cambridge Regional College is in the top 10 in a newly published league table of Further Education colleges in England. The College is overall joint seventh in the country and has also been named best in the region. The table, called the ‘NICDEX’, is compiled by FE Week using official figures published by the Department...

Former footballer talks to students on mental health, addiction and how to pick yourself back up when life throws tough lessons

A former professional footballer gave a powerful talk to students at Cambridge Regional College about how to pick yourself up and carry on when life dishes out tough lessons. Liam Hughes is on a mission to empower people to better mental health by telling his own compelling, and at times, difficult story. A former student...

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