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  • An open letter to Scotland’s Young People
    While you enjoy the summer and a well-deserved break from your studies we wanted to write to you in our role as Scotland’s business leaders and on behalf of our networks of thousands of Scottish employers. As you receive your official SQA results, we want to reassure you that we recognise and value your qualifications as much as any other year. We congratulate you on everything you’ve overcome and achieved this year, and you have our support, whatever your needs and wherever your ambitions lie. 

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  • College Performance Indicators 2019-20
    The Scottish Funding Council has published the latest annual education performance indicators (PIs) for Borders College and the Scottish college sector. These PIs cover academic year 2019-20 and they give an overview of college performance against the mode of study and subjects. Performance Indicators 2019-2020

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  • Applications for Borders College courses close on 5th August
    Applications for all full-time courses will close on Thursday 5th August 2021 at 4.00pm to allow for the implementation, and migration of a new Management Information System.

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  • Former student smashes North Coast 500 cycle record
    A former Borders College student is celebrating after smashing the world record for the fastest cycle ride around the famous tourist route North Coast 500.

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  • Skills Accreditation Programme provides vital support to Edinburgh-based charity 
    Edinburgh-based charity Telfie Central have used creative and innovative methods to engage service users, using the Borders College Skills Accreditation programme through the challenging COVID times of lockdown, social distancing and restricted contact.

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  • College upskill local electricians in the installation of EV charging equipment
    Here at Borders College, we were delighted to be able to undertake face to face delivery again and have the opportunity to upskill our local Electricians in the Installation of EV charging equipment. This was made possible using the equipment that was funded through the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

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  • Future proof your business with Graduate Apprenticeships
    Looking to unlock the potential of your workforce? Upskill, reskill and recruit the Graduate Apprenticeships.

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  • Former Student Hanna retraces her digital journey back to Borders College
    Hanna Davidson, a former Borders College student, has come back to where it all began, joining the E-Learning team in the role of trainee E-Learning Technologist. 

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  • Students’ Association Celebrates Inspiring People
    As a challenging college year draws to a close, the Students’ Association finished their year off with an emotional and uplifting final event. The BCSA Oscars ceremony was a celebration of the most inspirational people across the college community. Of course, as we have become accustomed to during pandemic life, it all happened online.

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  • College helps to inspire next generation into Computing Science
    Borders College is delighted to have recently signed up to the Digital Technology Education Charter (DTEC), which aims to inspire the next generation into the world of tech.

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  • Consultation launched on draft South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy 
    Borders College is encouraging people across the South of Scotland to have their say on an ambitious 10 year vision for their region.   

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  • Borders College officially named one of 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Women!
    Wining not one but two national awards for being a Great Place to Work™ has got the staff at Borders College celebrating once again! In May, the College became a ‘Great Place to Work-Certified’ organisation. And today, the announcement has been made that the College has also been listed as a ‘Best Workplace for Women™’.

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  • Tweed Valley Everest Challenge
    On the 13th of June at midday, a group of 7 riders set out to ascend the hight equivalent to Everest on mountain bikes at The Golfie in the Tweed Valley in 24 hours. It was never going to be an easy challenge, 48 laps of the climb and descending the famous Flat White trail (it isn’t very flat). 

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  • College deliver training to world-renowned The Turing Trust
    Borders College Department of Enterprise and Business Innovation (DEBI) recently carried out an Emergency First Aid at Work course for the remarkable and world-renowned charitable organisation The Turing Trust, based in Loanhead. Interested in studying Emergency First Aid at Work? Click here for course details.

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  • Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero officially launches Renewable Training Centres
    The Borders College Renewable and Energy Efficiency Training Centre was officially launched on Thursday 24th June along with eight other centres throughout Scotland.

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