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 logoAward-winning student excels in Farm Health Management

Award-winning student excels in Farm Health Management

28th February 2024
A student from Duchy College, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), has won this year’s Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) Farm Health Management Award and £500 prize money. Clara Woodhead, BSc (Hons) Agriculture student at Duchy’s Stoke Climsland campus, emerged victorious among numerous entries and was declared the winner at Dairy-Tech 2024, sponsored by Volac. The nati Read More
PALL wins “Apprenticeship Team of The Year”

PALL wins “Apprenticeship Team of The Year”

22nd February 2024
Apprentices from Pall Corporation have been announced as this year’s winners for The Cornwall College Group’s (TCCG) Apprenticeship Games, sponsored by Cornwall Opportunities. Now in its seventh year and coinciding with the National Apprenticeship Week, the Games bring together apprentice teams from various businesses for competitive events, testing their mental, physical and creative skills. Read More
Leading the Way in Dairy Animal Welfare Standards

Leading the Way in Dairy Animal Welfare Standards

21st February 2024
Duchy College’s Future Farm facility is setting a new industry standard with its innovative approach to animal welfare. Situated at Duchy College Stoke Climsland, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), Future Farm is an innovative agricultural hub dedicated to enhancing efficiency, welfare and technological advancement in dairy farming. Ed Parrish, TCCG’s Director of Land-based Ope Read More
For the love of Maths

For the love of Maths

14th February 2024
Love it or hate it, mathematics is an integral part of our day-to-day lives. Whether it’s managing finances, mastering time or making measurements – basic maths knowledge is indispensable. To highlight the significance of numeracy skills, Tom Smith, project outreach officer for Multiply at The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), recently took the stage on CHAOS TV to discuss, deb Read More
PM visits Cornwall College during National Apprenticeship Week

PM visits Cornwall College during National Apprenticeship Week

9th February 2024
Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, paid a special visit to Cornwall College Camborne on Thursday (Feb 8th) in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week. Accompanied by John Evans, principal and chief executive of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), the PM explored the thriving hub of innovation in vocational training. During his visit, Mr Sunak spoke to motor vehicle, engineering and electric vehicle Read More
TCCG welcomes the new Director of Business Development and Partnerships

TCCG welcomes the new Director of Business Development and Partnerships

5th February 2024
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) has announced Tony Marshall as the new Director of Business Development and Partnerships, in addition to his current role as Managing Director of Concorde Recruitment. Tony will lead a team of business experts in establishing successful commercial partnerships with employers and organisations in Cornwall, Devon and beyond. Their focus is on driving business-to-bus Read More
Cactus horticulturalist wins RHS prize money

Cactus horticulturalist wins RHS prize money

4th February 2024
A student from Eden Project University Centre Cornwall College, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), has received the prestigious 2023 Bursary Report prize from the Royal Horticultural Society for presenting the “highest overall standard” report. Melissa Bennett, studying BSc (Hons) Horticulture (Plant Science) Degree at the Eden campus, was awarded a £500 for her outstanding report tit Read More
Return of the College’s Apprenticeship Games

Return of the College’s Apprenticeship Games

30th January 2024
The much-anticipated annual Apprenticeship Games, hosted by The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), are set to kick off this February as part of the National Apprenticeship Week. Now in its seventh consecutive year, the nationally recognised competition will see some of the best employers and businesses in the region competing alongside their apprentices, to take home the iconic torch trophy. On Wedn Read More
Military & Protective Services students WOW local MP candidate

Military & Protective Services students WOW local MP candidate

29th January 2024
Military and Protective Services (MaPS) students at Bicton College, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), recently had an exclusive opportunity to meet with a local parliamentary candidate and showcase the impressive facilities on campus. During the visit, David Reed, the Conservative MP candidate for Exmouth and Exeter East, explored the college grounds and engaged in conversations with stud Read More
 logoCelebrating Diversity at TCCG

Celebrating Diversity at TCCG

26th January 2024
Students and staff at The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) recently immersed themselves in a vibrant and action-packed week, marking a celebration of diversity as part of the college’s “Empower” programme. The week provided a unique opportunity for both students and staff to engage in meaningful conversations, broaden their perspectives and collaboratively contribute to building an inclusiv Read More
Principal Establishes Legacy of Educational Excellence

Principal Establishes Legacy of Educational Excellence

24th January 2024
John Evans concludes his highly successful tenure as Principal and Chief Executive of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) this summer, leaving behind a legacy of transformative initiatives and academic achievements. Under his dynamic leadership, TCCG has re-established itself as a leading educational institution, characterised by unprecedented growth and positive change across the Group. Patrick New Read More
College pathways for home educated students  

College pathways for home educated students  

23rd January 2024
A series of informative new virtual events, designed for home schooled students, will shed light on the range of educational opportunities available through The Cornwall College Group (TCCG).   The two online events, taking place on the evening of March 13th and then again on May 9th, will give both students and parents the opportunity to learn more about the exciting Elective Home Education pro Read More
Celebrating Apprenticeship Excellence

Celebrating Apprenticeship Excellence

23rd January 2024
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) set out to create something truly special when it launched The Apprenticeship Games, a unique initiative highlighting the skills, enthusiasm and drive of apprentices. Launched in 2017, the Games have grown significantly in size and scope, becoming a sought-after event for regional businesses and organisations involved with apprenticeships. Hosted annually on diffe Read More
Agriculture student wins Cornish Mutual Young Farmer Bursary

Agriculture student wins Cornish Mutual Young Farmer Bursary

23rd January 2024
Agriculture full-time student Oscar Wallace-Cook has been awarded a Cornish Mutual Young Farmer Further Education Bursary. The judges said Oscar stood out for his ambition to run his own dairy enterprise, demonstrated by his commitment to both his academic studies and work experience on a local dairy and beef farm. He has received a bursary of £500 to support costs related to his Level 3 course i Read More
 logoDuchy’s Cornish Mutual Agricultural Students of 2023

Duchy’s Cornish Mutual Agricultural Students of 2023

23rd January 2024
The Cornish Mutual Young Farmer Bursaries are part of the Future Farming Programme, which supports the future of agriculture in the region. Now in their third year, the Cornish Mutual bursaries were expanded in 2023 to include both further and higher education students, as well as introducing the overall student of the year award. Agriculture university student, Isabella Rhodes (above pic), who s Read More
 logoCollege responds to veterinary nursing demand

College responds to veterinary nursing demand

21st January 2024
Nine newly qualified registered veterinary nurses (RVNs) from Duchy College Rosewarne, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), have recently been honoured in a “Celebration of Achievement” day to highlight their significant accomplishments in the veterinary field. During the morning, proud students, members of staff and industry representatives acknowledged the newly qualified RVNs and cele Read More
High-tech soil science lab secures £574k Good Growth investment

High-tech soil science lab secures £574k Good Growth investment

19th January 2024
A new high-tech laboratory to help farmers, growers and horticulturalists in Cornwall manage their land and soils more sustainably and productively is being established at the Eden Project. The Centre for Excellence in Land-Based Research and Knowledge Transfer is a Cornwall College Group led bid in collaboration with the Eden Project. It is being made possible by a £574,820 investment from the C Read More
 logoCollege Event Highlights Career Opportunities

College Event Highlights Career Opportunities

9th January 2024
Students looking into their next educational steps can discover the incredible facilities and wide range of courses at Duchy College’s upcoming open event. The College is opening the doors of its Stoke Climsland campus to prospective students on Saturday 27th January between 10am and 12pm, where everyone is welcome to explore the facilities and ask questions about their career options. Friendly Read More