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  • College Was So Important to Me Because…

    I came to Buxton & Leek College at the age of 16 – I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life in terms of career so I started with a Travel & Tourism course at the Buxton Campus. I enjoyed this because I wanted to do something to do with customer service…


  • The Best Decision I have Ever Made by Maia Beckett

    My name is Maia Beckett and I have spent the last two years studying Level 2 Beauty Therapy and Level 3 Spa Therapy at Buxton and Leek College. I have to say it was the best decision I have ever made. During my time at college I have been able to gain skills that have…


  • How to Nail Those GCSEs by Keely Ray

                                    GCSE exams are getting closer and closer, and everyone is beginning to feel the pressure. But, there’s absolutely nothing to worry about because with the right revision, mind-set and support, you will absolutely nail them! Here are some tips…


  • College Life by Matthew Watson

    College life is important when choosing where to study after school. Here at Buxton & Leek College the atmosphere is very calm and welcoming – which helps us all feel more relaxed and part of College life. The reason I chose to study at Buxton & Leek College is because I wanted to specialise in…


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    5 reasons why you should attend our advice Evening

    We have Advice Evenings available throughout the year at both our Leek and Buxton campuses and we want YOU to come. The evening is aimed at supporting prospective students looking to take their next step. Find out the dates of our next Advice Evenings here. 1.Find the job you want It’s the perfect opportunity to discover…


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    Top 5 Myths about Apprenticeships

    The top ten things you might think you know about apprenticeships….that are not actually true. 1. “Apprenticeships are only for those who don’t have the grades to go to university.” Apprenticeships are a valuable career option for everyone. Higher apprenticeships offer qualifications up to degree level and usually require the sort of A Level results demanded…