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Three students are praised for showing commitment to success

Three students are praised for showing commitment to success

Three students from Cambridge Regional College have been praised during a presentation by a prestigious engineering institution. Garry Reed, 46, Josh Carter, 22, and Andrew Curtis, 52, were announced as winners of the annual awards from The Institution of Engineering and Technology. The trio are electrical engineering students on the HNC course and will receive...

Two of our students jet off to America after being offered football scholarships

Two talented footballers on the sports studies course at Cambridge Regional College, have been offered scholarships to play in America. Sol Goodby and Emre Tursucu are jetting to the States in September where they will play college football for two years before graduating to university. The pair were talent spotted by a respected football scout...

Royal Papworth Hospital specialist physiotherapist tells how studying at CRC prepared him for his job

A specialised cardiac physiotherapist with the Royal Papworth Hospital says studying at Cambridge Regional College taught him essential skills to succeed at university and in his job. Matt Lewis, 32, who graduated from the Access to Higher Education Nursing and Health Professions course in 2014, said: “Studying at CRC really helped develop my academic abilities....

Science teacher is hooked on celebrating iconic chemistry tool!

A science teacher is in her element after coming up with the perfect yarn to celebrate science – with a woolly iconic periodic table. Ursula Lowe and colleagues are knitting and crocheting all 118 elements of the chemistry reference tool to tie in with 2019 being the International Year of The Periodic Table. The woolly...

Two of our students are named among the top three engineers in the country

Cambridge Regional College is celebrating after two of its learners were named among the top three engineering students in the country. The pair were chosen from hundreds of entrants studying engineering at further education colleges across the country. Greg Martin, 51, of Chatteris, is dyslexic and was told at school he would never amount to...

Design a computer game in three days! We host the 4th gaming festival for young people across East Anglia

Students are preparing to go head to head in a regional gaming contest hosted at Cambridge Regional College this weekend. The FXP Festival is for young people to gather in teams and design their own computer game from scratch over three days. The event attracts hundreds of 13 to 19 year olds from across East...

Students get to grips with dog handler training – literally!

Students got to grips with dog handling – quite literally – during a special training session as part of their studies. Young people on the Uniformed Public Services course at Cambridge Regional College enjoyed an exercise session at the Cadet Training Centre Waterbeach. During the controlled exercise, they were allowed to test out wearing protective...

We are among the first colleges in Britain to sign an important Mental Health Charter

Cambridge Regional College is among the first further education establishments in the country to sign a national mental health charter, pledging support for the well being of students and staff. Commitments include challenging mental health stigma and providing targeted individual mental health support where appropriate. The move has been welcomed by mental health charity, Cambridgeshire,...

GALLERY: Fun times at the Huntingdon campus with our community day

Families enjoyed a sunny day out when Cambridge Regional College held a community fun day at the Huntingdon campus. The California Road venue was buzzing with people enjoying a wide range of activities, many of which were free. Money was raised for Magpas air ambulance thanks to face painting, decorate a biscuit, guess the weight...

GALLERY: Sporting success for our uniformed services and sport students

Students have risen to sporting challenges at Cambridge Regional College by taking part in a host of end of year events, including fittest student and tug of war. Learners on the Sports Studies and Uniformed Services courses have spent this week putting themselves through a variety of activities to test their endurance and fitness. For...

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