16 11, 2017

Celebrating Bristol’s next generation of construction professionals

November 16th, 2017|News|

Celebrating Bristol’s next generation of construction professionals Over 100 attendees gathered at Ashton Court Mansion to take part in the annual On Site Bristol Apprentice Awards where local construction apprentices and employers were celebrated for their contribution to developing the local industry. The gala event saw apprentices and employers pick up awards across 18 categories, [...]

8 11, 2017

2017-18 launch for scheme encouraging more young people to attend university

November 8th, 2017|News|

2017-18 launch for scheme encouraging more young people to attend university A programme encouraging more people from diverse backgrounds to go to university that has already benefited 2,500 Bristol students has received its official 2017-18 launch. Working with students from Year 9 and supporting them through to Year 13, Future Quest seeks to address the [...]

3 11, 2017

Mayor calls for more Bristolians to become Learning City Ambassadors

November 3rd, 2017|News|

Mayor calls for more Bristolians to become Learning City Ambassadors Mayor Marvin Rees is calling for more people to support Bristol Learning City by becoming ambassadors and share their experiences about how learning has changed their lives. There are currently 160 people volunteering as ambassadors in Bristol, from many different walks of life and communities [...]

25 10, 2017

Early years bridging the generation gap in Bristol

October 25th, 2017|News|

Early years bridging the generation gap in Bristol Projects which bring together Bristol’s older people with youngsters are setting up across Bristol in a bid to unite generations, strengthen communities and reduce social isolation. The positive impact that intergenerational working can have recently featured in a Channel 4 documentary, Old People’s Home for Four Year [...]

25 10, 2017

Hundreds of health and care jobs on offer at Junction 3 library

October 25th, 2017|News|

Hundreds of health and care jobs on offer at Junction 3 library Hundreds of vacancies will be on offer at a jobs fair at Junction 3 Library next Wednesday (1-3pm, 1 November). In support of the council’s Proud to Care campaign, the fair will focus on roles currently available in the city’s health and care sector. [...]

19 10, 2017

Bristol Learning City Newsletter October 2017

October 19th, 2017|Newsletter|

Bristol Learning City Newsletter October 2017 Our monthly newsletters are a great way to stay up-to-date with Bristol Learning City news and Learning Ambassador updates. Each edition is guest-edited by one of our partners or Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City [...]

13 10, 2017

Cathedral Primary School celebrates completed building project

October 13th, 2017|News|

Cathedral Primary School celebrates completed building project Cathedral Primary School is celebrating the official opening of the school in its new location on College Square. The building was officially opened today (13 October) by Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, along with the children’s presenter Andy Day and children’s author, Laura James as well as other guests, staff and [...]

10 10, 2017

Thousands of vacancies on offer at City Hall jobs fair

October 10th, 2017|News|

Thousands of vacancies on offer at City Hall jobs fair More than 2,000 vacancies will be on offer at a jobs fair at City Hall next Thursday (19 October). Bristol City Council, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and partners such as the National Careers Service, N-Gaged Training and City of Bristol College are [...]

9 10, 2017

Building a passionate and skilled future workforce for a sustainable Bristol

October 9th, 2017|News|

Building a passionate and skilled future workforce for a sustainable Bristol In an exciting collaboration with WORKS, Bristol Green Capital Partnership has committed to supporting this new initiative to harness the expertise of the sustainability community of Bristol, diversify employer involvement, and help develop a skilled workforce with aspirations for a sustainable Bristol with a [...]

29 09, 2017

Mayor opens city’s first live-in centre for pupils with Special Education Needs and Disabilities

September 29th, 2017|News|

Mayor opens city’s first live-in centre for pupils with Special Education Needs and Disabilities Today (29 September) Mayor Marvin Rees opened a new residential training facility which will support young people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to live independently as part of their course at City of Bristol College. The centre, based in [...]