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We Show Racism the Red Card

We Show Racism the Red Card

Former footballers and politicians joined students at Cambridge Regional College to show racism the red card in a national day designed to stamp out intolerance. MPs Heidi Allen and Daniel Ziechner came in to college along with guests, Cambridge United Football Club former players Sam Squire, who was with the club until last year and...

Budding actor says autism should not be a barrier to a career in the film and TV industry

A performing arts student, who performed at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, has set his sights on working in film and TV and says that autism should not be a barrier to people achieving in life. Lars Carr, 21, embraces inclusivity and says barriers are slowly breaking down for those with a disability and neurological...

Celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsey, Rick Stein and Thomas Keller among the colleagues of our former catering student

An award-winning chef, who turned up unannounced at Gordon Ramsey’s restaurant shortly after finishing college to ask for a job, says the only way to achieve in life is to grab your own opportunities. James Knappett, who runs a busy restaurant in central London, had not long finished a catering course at Cambridge Regional College,...

Blind media student is following his dream to be a radio sports presenter

A teenager is proving that people can do anything, if they put their mind to it, by going into his second year as a media student at Cambridge Regional College. Budding sports radio presenter and Spurs fan, Matthew O’Leary, says the support he has received has been beyond his expectations and is urging anyone else...

Our apprentice is world class! Elliot competes for a place at Singapore 2020

An apprentice with Cambridge Regional College, who makes blades for jet engines in aeroplanes, is proving he is world class by earning a place to compete at a prestigious national competition. Elliot Reed will be competing in the milling section of the World Skills contest at the NEC in Birmingham with a chance, if successful,...

We are among the best colleges in the UK for our innovative approach to education

Cambridge Regional College has been commended in three categories in national awards which celebrate innovation and excellence in further education. The college is named among the best in Britain, singled out for excellence by the Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards. The categories which we have been commended for are: The Careers and Enterprise Company...

Battle to find Britain’s best curry is hosted at Cambridge Regional College!

The heat was turned up when the battle to find Britain’s best curry was hosted at Cambridge Regional College. Nine of the finest regional chefs went head to head in the contest which was filmed for a cookery show on Channel S, a popular UK-based TV channel targeting the British Bangladeshi community. Among the judging...

Winning barbering apprentice says he found his passion the minute he picked up a set of hair clippers

A 19-year-old barber has been chosen out of more than 1,200 entrants as a national apprentice of the year, earning praise from the Education Secretary. Joshua Reed is dyslexic and struggled at school, but said the minute he picked up a pair of clippers at Milan Barber Shop in Ely, it was like he found...

Rare 1971 Nissan is among vehicles at a Sports Car Workshop at Cambridge Regional College

Top of the range sports cars were at Cambridge Regional College when the national Nissan enthusiasts club held a specialist workshop day in the motor mechanics department. The day gave members a chance to share knowledge and put their cars on the ramps to carry out work, including one owner who completed an entire exhaust...

Students rally for Climate Change and urge people to make small changes to see a big difference

Young people at Cambridge Regional College held a rally  during their lunch time to encourage staff and students to consider making small changes to help reduce climate change. The campaign was organised by the Student Union at CRC at the Cambridge and Huntingdon campuses and was part of a day of action by young people...

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