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  • College Welcomes New Students at First Freshers’ Fair!

    Abingdon & Witney College has held its first Freshers’ Fair to welcome all new students, giving them the chance to  meet staff, explore the campuses and find out how to make the best of their time at college.   Students met staff including the IT team and their Performance Managers who work closely with them to prepare them for working life. They enjoyed a hog roast, ice cream van, reptile experience and more, with music …


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  • College Celebrates Outstanding Achievements

    Abingdon and Witney College has been celebrating outstanding achievements at its annual Student Awards Evening hosted at Blenheim Palace, and the presentation of the Kathleen Townsend Award at Witney Lakes Resort.   Abingdon and Witney College Principal Teresa Kelly says “Our Annual Awards event is a very special one for everyone at the College. It is about …


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  • Harwell Oxford Training Package

    Harwell Oxford and Abingdon and Witney College have teamed up to provide on-site training for all interested employees working on the science and technology based campus.  The courses, which will run during May, June and July 2013, will cover a range of subjects which are designed to enhance the efficiency and profitability of companies based at Harwell.  The training will be offered at no charge to many employees and will be heavily subsidised…


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  • Students showcase employability skills at major conference

    Abingdon and Witney College was proud to host the JISC* Regional Support Centre (Southeast) conference ‘Employability Skills and Technology: Improving Outcomes for Learners’ on 22 April 2013 at the Witney Campus.  As well as providing the venue, the conference was a sho…


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  • New Teaching Block Under Construction At Abingdon

    Rugby-based construction company Stepnell, which has local offices in Wantage, Oxfordshire, has just started work on a £741,000 contract to build a new teaching block at Abingdon & Witney College, Abingdon. The development, on the east side of the further education College campus in Wootton Road, will create a new single-storey building for the teaching of Advanced Engineering and Motor Vehicle Skills. The 400 sq m purpose-bui…


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  • Fairtrade Fashion Success

    Witney's first ever Fairtrade Fashion Show - 'The Great Cotton Stitch-Up' – held on 7 March at the Witney Campus was a great success.  The Show saw students from Abingdon & Witney College’s BTEC Extended Art and Design course design, make and model their own creatio…


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  • National Money Skills Campaign at Abingdon and Witney College

    Abingdon and Witney College students are taking part in a national initiative which aims to help one million people build the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to manage their money more effectively. More than 1500 students at the College’s Abingdon, Witney and Common Leys Farm campuses will be involved in a week of activities (February 25th-March 1st) led by the Barclays Money …


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