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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
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
 logoA 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
 logoElite 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
 logoBicton 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
 logoCollege student fetches 1st prize at Crufts qualifier

College student fetches 1st prize at Crufts qualifier

18th March 2024
A student from Bicton College has emerged victorious in the 18-24 Young Kennel Club Clip, Snip and Trim Grooming category qualifier at the prestigious Crufts event. Kathryn Sellick, studying Level 3 Dog Grooming, produced an award-winning “puppy trim” for her poodle puppy, Bueno. She also entered the Club’s Handling qualifier with her pup, securing a tail-waggling 2nd place. The national com Read More
Future 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
 logoBicton 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
Award-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
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
 logoMilitary & 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