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  • Business student Hollie receives all 5 uni offers

    Hollie Wild, a Buxton and Leek student who is studying BTEC Extended Diploma in Business has her sights set on a career in Law. Hollie applied through UCAS  to five universities to study  a LLB Law degree. She received five offers from all her UCAS choices including York, Sheffield, Newcastle and two unconditional offers from…


  • Advice Evening

    For prospective students looking to take their next step, we are holding an Advice Evening for those looking to enter the job market or further their studies by exploring apprenticeships, further education or higher education. The Advice Evenings will be taking place on Wednesday 21st June at Leek and Thursday 21st June at Buxton, both…


  • Student secures place at Staffordshire Uni

    Emma Barker, a previous access student secured a place at Staffordshire University studying BSc in Paramedic Science. Emma has been at BLC throughout this time studying pre- access, access and English and maths this year, before deciding on her next step. Despite knock backs, Emma’s perseverance managed to get her a place. She said: “I…


  • College cares for the carers

    Our students looked after for those who look after others by putting on a special treat for members of the Derbyshire Carers Organisation. NVQ Beauty Therapy students gave eight members of the group, who spend their time looking after elderly or sick relatives and friends, a pamper session including a facial with a manicure or…


  • Be sweet and help cancer charity, say students

    Hair and Beauty students at Buxton & Leek College asked people to be sweet and support a cancer charity while enjoying a treat at the same time. They sold fruit and marshmallow skewers dipped in a chocolate fountain at the Buxton Campus to support The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity which pioneers new treatments that save…


  • College students lead the way as grime-busters

    Community spirit helped the Pavilion Gardens get ready for spring as hundreds of children took part in the big railings clean. The project, led by students from Buxton & Leek College and Buxton Town Team, involved local schoolchildren in restoring the green algae-covered railings to their shiny black in time for the summer. But it’s…