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From Adversity to University: A Student’s Inspiring Journey

From Adversity to University: A Student’s Inspiring Journey

13th June 2024
A student from Camborne has achieved his goal of being accepted to study at the “university of his dreams,” after overcoming numerous life challenges and adversity due to learning difficulties. Christian Soan, a photography student from The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), has shown unwavering strength and resilience in overcoming mental health issues and living with autism; and has been accepte Read More
New Master’s Degree to Revolutionise Conservation Education

New Master’s Degree to Revolutionise Conservation Education

28th May 2024
Graduates and conservation enthusiasts can now apply for a new and exciting hands-on Master of Science degree in Conservation Project Management at Newquay University Centre Cornwall College. From this September, in partnership with the University of Plymouth, the Newquay-based campus, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), has announced the launch of its transformative course, designed to red Read More
Passion for Policing: A Path to Success

Passion for Policing: A Path to Success

22nd May 2024
For over two years, aspiring individuals in Devon seeking to launch their policing careers have thrived under a successful programme designed to lay the groundwork for outstanding law enforcement careers. Bicton College, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), has been providing its Policing Diploma since September 2022. This initiative has nurtured more than 40 students with remarkable talents Read More
Transformative programme empowers community on National Numeracy Day

Transformative programme empowers community on National Numeracy Day

20th May 2024
Individuals living in Cornwall continue to benefit from Multiply: Skills for Life, a transformative programme aimed at enhancing numeracy skills and instilling profound confidence in mathematics. The Multiply Project has received £2.5m from the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF). Cornwall Council has been chosen by Government as a Lead Authority for the fund and is responsi Read More
The Cornwall College Group Welcomes New Principal and Chief Executive

The Cornwall College Group Welcomes New Principal and Chief Executive

15th May 2024
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) has appointed Rob Bosworth as its new Principal and Chief Executive, following the retirement of the current Principal, John Evans. Rob joins TCCG from Exeter College, where he served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. During his tenure, Rob was pivotal in enhancing the educational framework of the college, contributing more than two decades of expertise to help s Read More
A Pioneering Agritech Centre coming to Bicton College

A Pioneering Agritech Centre coming to Bicton College

7th May 2024
Bicton College, a leader in land-based education in the South West, is set to launch a new state-of-the-art facility that will revolutionise agritech education in the UK. The new Agritech Advanced Engineering Centre, is a pioneering facility designed to meet the growing needs of the agricultural technology sector and provide cutting-edge training opportunities currently unavailable in the region. Read More
Elite Riding Academy shaping equestrian excellence in the South West

Elite Riding Academy shaping equestrian excellence in the South West

1st May 2024
As the South West gears up for equestrian excellence, the esteemed Elite Riding Academy at Bicton College is preparing some of the region’s most accomplished young riders to showcase their skills at the prestigious Devon County Show and Bicton Arena’s International Horse Trials in May. For over a decade, Bicton College, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), has provided young people the o Read More
College Launches Custom Training for Employer Needs

College Launches Custom Training for Employer Needs

24th April 2024
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), the largest educational provider in the South West, has announced the launch of Career Skills Training, a new initiative focused on providing tailored skills development aligned with local industry needs. The innovative suite of employer-focused training, set to uplift the regional workforce in key industries, targets the urgent need for specialised skills develo Read More
Bicton College welcomes new feathered resident to its licensed zoo

Bicton College welcomes new feathered resident to its licensed zoo

16th April 2024
Bicton College is thrilled to introduce the newest addition to its licensed zoo: Herbert, a nine-year-old Indian Eagle owl. Nestled within the picturesque landscapes of the South West, Bicton College’s zoo serves as a dynamic learning environment for aspiring animal experts, handlers and veterinary nurses. With a diverse array of species, the zoo offers unparalleled opportunities for hands-on ex Read More
The Cornwall College Group tops education and training results   

The Cornwall College Group tops education and training results   

26th March 2024
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is the top FE college for Education and Training in Cornwall, according to the latest Government figures. The Department for Education (DfE) data encompasses student achievement statistics based on qualifications across 16- to 18-year-olds and adults. John Evans, Principal and Chief Executive of TCCG, said the news was “a testament to the fantastic efforts of ou Read More
 logoFuture Farm combatting ammonia emissions

Future Farm combatting ammonia emissions

7th March 2024
Future Farm at Duchy College Stoke Climsland, a cutting-edge dairy research facility part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), was recently selected to feature in an upcoming video showcasing its innovative approach to reducing ammonia emissions and promoting sustainable practices. It will particularly address the pressing issue of 87% of UK ammonia emissions originating from farming, leading to Read More
Bicton students’ gruelling charity fundraiser

Bicton students’ gruelling charity fundraiser

4th March 2024
In a remarkable display of hard work and dedication, the Military and Protective Services (MaPS) Academy at Bicton College, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), will embark on a 100-mile endurance challenge to raise money for the Royal Marines Charity and the RNLI. This April, the ‘Baton of Bicton’ will see learners travel 100 miles of the treacherous coastal footpath, from Studland in D Read More
 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