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  • Lee Stafford and team deliver a men’s hair Masterclass

    Only one month in, and our first Lee Stafford event has already come and gone! This time the focus was on men’s hair and the latest trends and techniques in the industry, and local employers flocked in to find out more. Lee was joined by part of his Lee Stafford Education team, Tony Wood and Michael Saunders, the latter flying in all the way from Denmark! …


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  • House of Commons awards night for former Witney college student

    It’s not every day that you get to rub shoulders with MPs and Peers at a special awards night. Yet that’s exactly what happened to former Abingdon & Witney College student Kirsty Newman at the House of Commons on Wednesday evening (17th January). The 18-year-old Early Years Education and Care student from Chipping Norton, who studied for her two-year CACHE Level 3 Diploma at the College's Witney campus, was a runner-up at the Associati…


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  • Learn something new with Oxfordshire Adult Learning in 2018!

    Ever wondered what it would be like to be able to create your own beautiful works of art? To learn a language before you jet off on holiday in the summer? To finally fix that leaky tap without having to call someone in? 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, and 2018 is set to be our best year ever! From guitar lessons…


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  • Abingdon & Witney College shortlisted for trio of national awards

    It’s been announced that Abingdon & Witney College is in the running to win in three categories at the 2018 Times Educational Supplement Further Education (Tes FE) Awards. The shortlist of nominations has been unveiled ahead of next year’s awards ceremony on 23 February at Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Now in their seventh year and held in association with the Education and Training Foundation, the awards “celebrate excellent and i…


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  • Witney students launch #100coats to help the homeless in Oxfordshire

    Level 2 Business students based at Abingdon & Witney College’s Witney campus have a launched a project, ‘#100coats’, to help deliver 100 coats and jackets to those in need within the local community this winter. The students, who are currently studying a 'Building Successful Business Teams' module on their course, brainstormed different ideas for their project before deciding to support a charitable cause, specifically those who are …


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  • Oxfordshire college recognised for teaching excellence and social projects at national awards ceremony

    Abingdon & Witney College have won a prestigious award at the 2017 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards in Birmingham. The College, who were represented in three categories, won the Edge Award for Practical Teaching and Learning. The Edge Foundation, who sponsored the award, are an independent education charity and were particularly impressed by the College’s commitment to developing a moral and social code, with …


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  • College shortlisted for two national awards

    Abingdon & Witney College are in the running to win two national awards at the 2017 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards, it’s been announced. The annual awards, which “capture and celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges”, saw 119 entries from 68 colleges across the UK all vying for the 11 Awards on offer. The College has been shortlisted for the Edge Award for Practical Teaching …


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  • New Full-time Prospectus Out Now!

    Already thinking about what’s next after your GCSEs? Take a look at our latest prospectus today! Whether you’re on-track to get great GCSEs, haven’t got on well at school, or have no idea what to do next, Abingdon & Witney College has loads of courses for 16-18 year-olds leading to all types of careers. All of our full-time courses encourage…


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  • Student in running for national college award

    A former Abingdon & Witney College student has become a Young Student of the Year finalist for the upcoming Association of Colleges Annual Conference. Kirsty Newman, from Chipping Norton, studied for her two-year CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care at the college's Wit…


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