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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
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
 logoAgriculture 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
Duchy’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
College 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

11th January 2024
Students looking into their next educational steps can discover the incredible facilities and wide range of courses at Bicton College’s upcoming open event. The College is opening its doors to prospective students on Saturday 20th January between 10am and 12pm, where everyone is welcome to explore the facilities and ask questions about full-time study and apprenticeship options. Friendly and kno Read More
College shines as finalist in national apprenticeship competition

College shines as finalist in national apprenticeship competition

15th December 2023
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) has been selected as a national finalist in the prestigious FE Week & AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2024.    The Group has been recognised for its commitment and dedication to excellence in apprenticeship delivery and is in this year’s “Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care Apprenticeship Provider of the Year” category. The nomination reflects th Read More
 logoNational recognition for Bicton students

National recognition for Bicton students

13th November 2023
Two students from Bicton College, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), have been announced as finalists at Lantra and Landex’s prestigious Land-Based & Environment Learner of the Year Awards. Ben Morgan-Brown and Reuben Mason are amongst 120 nominees from colleges, universities and employers across England and Northern Ireland who have been shortlisted for this year’s awards. The fin Read More
Graduates celebrate success at Truro Cathedral

Graduates celebrate success at Truro Cathedral

11th November 2023
Proud friends and family members gathered at Truro Cathedral to celebrate graduates from university-level courses at The Cornwall College Group (TCCG). The impressive setting played host to two ceremonies that captured the pride and excitement of local and national students who chose to study in Cornwall and Devon. Nearly 250 graduates, from institutions under the TCCG umbrella, including Eden Pro Read More
Duchy students host spooktacular Inhand Horse Show

Duchy students host spooktacular Inhand Horse Show

2nd November 2023
Level 3 Equine students at Duchy College Stoke Climsland, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), showcased their creativity and equestrian skills by organising a delightful inhand horse show with a twist. This Halloween, horses and their handlers got dressed up in matching Halloween costumes, offering an enjoyable experience for all. The event, led by students Millie, Aimee, Bea, Lola, Lydia, Read More
Blog: Top Tips for Results Week

Blog: Top Tips for Results Week

17th August 2023
GCSE results day is just around the corner, and we know it can be a nerve-wracking time for both students and parents. But we’re here to help, so below we’ve gathered some top tips and advice to help you navigate results day with ease. Whether you’re anxiously waiting for your results or feeling confident about your performance, we hope our insights will be helpful in ensuring you have a Read More