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  • Astound 2019 – Contemporary Art Exhibition – 10th Anniversary

      Celebrating its tenth year, the Astound Exhibition returns from 1 to 22 June. The event showcases the talent and creativity of emerging artists on the Foundation Degree in Creative Art & Design Practice at Leek School of Art. In the last ten years, with the support of SMDC this event has attracted thousands of…


  • Hair & Beauty Show was Out of this World

    Buxton & Leek College hosted its annual Hair & Beauty Show on Sunday 19 May in front of a packed audience at Buxton’s Devonshire Dome. Hair, make-up and nail art designs that the students displayed included futuristic, eco, extra-terrestrial and nature inspired looks, among many more creations. Over 100 creative Hair & Beauty Course students…


  • VOTE NOW FOR BLC FEST AWARDS

    On Monday 17 June, Buxton & Leek college will be hosting the First BLC Fest at the Devonshire Dome, Buxton. The Fest for current students will be taking place between 12.00 – 4.00pm, it will host a wide variety of talent acts and announce results for the student and staff awards.         Awards include: For…


  • Student Stories: Georgina Rowley – Art & Design

    Georgina Rowley is currently in her second year of an Art & Design course at Leek School of Art, Buxton & Leek College, specialising in fashion. After college, she will be moving on to study a BA (Hons) Degree in Fashion and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Georgina is currently working on her final major project,…


  • Catering Students Offer a Helping Hand

    This month, students from our Catering and Hospitality courses worked with sixth form students from Kings CE School in Kidsgrove, using one of Buxton campus’ seven, industry standard kitchens to prepare meals for the Dome’s public restaurant. The Students from Kings CE school visited the restaurant with College alumni Matthew Sargent,  who is now working at Kings School. During the…


  • Students Gain Motivation with Employability Conference

    On Thursday 4 April, Buxton & Leek College held its first ever Student Employability Conference, in partnership with DANCOP. The aim of the day was to create an exciting and aspirational student event for the college’s 16-19 year-old students, taking part in the Industry Placement Pilot. The conference which was the official launch of the Industry Placement Scheme, provided employability advice and workshops,…