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  • Creative college students leading the way in new Oxford-Wrocław city link

    A group of students and lecturers from Abingdon and Witney College’s creative department recently visited Oxford’s partner city of Wrocław for a new cultural exchange programme. Staff and students from the College were treated to a range of cultural tours and workshops, school visits, and insights into the city’s creative industry. Using their creative and practical skills over three action-packed days, they took part in photography …


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  • Students with severe learning difficulties embrace new digital technology

    Getting feedback, gaining trust, learning about their family, engaging with a learner; it’s unquestionable that all these seem essential when getting to know your students. When you then factor in that the student may have severe learning difficulties, finding a piece of software that is going to help with all these important stages, along with assessment process, would understandably seem to be the holy grail. When Jeannie Donald-McKim, …


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  • Apprentice of the Month – January 2019

    Abingdon & Witney College’s first ‘Apprentice of the Month’ has been announced – a big congratulations to Barney Forder! Barney, who is a Level 3 Motor Vehicle apprentice at THG Vehicle Repairs in Witney, was nominated by his ICT tutor Michelle Qume who was impressed with his attitude to learning and his dedication, being positive in class and applying himself. The Apprenticeship of the Month series, started in January 2019, rec…


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  • Part-time RHS and Veterinary Courses Coming Soon!

    In time for the 2019-2020 term starting in September, we will be running two fantastic part-time courses: the RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture, and the NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines. With Spring fast approaching, avid gardeners and landscapers will soon be dusting off the shears and loppers and start the busy process of up-keeping their green spaces. Many green-fingered enthusiasts study an RHS …


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  • Abingdon & Witney College in running for national apprenticeship award

    Abingdon & Witney College have been nominated for a prestigious national award for their apprenticeship programme, it's been announced today. The Annual Apprenticeship Conference (AAC) Apprenticeship Awards, organised by FE Week and the Association of Education and Learning Providers (AELP), is now in its second year after a successful inaugural event in 2018. This year, more than 350 entries were submitted from colleges, training provi…


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  • Want to improve your leadership and management skills?

    Looking to study an ILM course in Oxfordshire and improve your leadership skills? Abingdon & Witney College has a range of options to offer to professionals who want a recognised qualification and the right training to develop their careers. Taught at the Abingdon campus by knowledgeable business college staff, students are able to study ILM at Level 3 and 7 in small, personable classes and fit their studies around routines and work. …


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  • Over 1,000 visitors flock to West Oxfordshire Careers Fair in Witney

    This year's West Oxfordshire Learning Partnership (WOLP) Careers Fair attracted over 1,000 visitors from the local area on January 29, hosted at the College's Witney campus. The WOLP is made up of 8 schools and colleges: Abingdon & Witney College, Bartholomew School, Burford School, Carterton Community College, Chipping Norton School, Henry Box School, Marlborough School and Wood Green School. More than 60 local, national and internatio…


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  • Lee Stafford brings his expertise with latest workshop

    Celebrity hairdresser and education enthusiast Lee Stafford visited the College's Abingdon campus this week, to deliver a workshop for Hairdressing students. We currently have @leestaffordhair in the building for another amazing and insightful workshop - a great experience for our students! …


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  • Discover part-time courses with Oxfordshire Adult Learning in 2019!

    Put New Year resolutions to the side and forget about "new you" - why not try something different in your spare time that you really want to do? Oxfordshire Adult Learning (OAL) is dedicated to providing lifelong learning across the county, having provided for thousands of students of all ages over the years. Ever wondered what it would be like to be able to create floral masterpieces? To learn the basics of a language before jetting off on…


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  • Bad Weather Update

    **LATEST UPDATE** The College will be OPEN on Monday 4th February as normal service resumes across all campuses. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook, or monitor this page, for regular updates.…


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