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  • 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 Festival for current students will be taking place between 12.00 – 4.00pm and will host a wide variety of talent acts and also announce the results for the students and staff awards.      …


  • 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,…


  • Health & Social Care students build skills in Psychology

    The number of psychologists in the UK rose to 39,000 in 2018 and the industry has seen a spike in the number of students choosing to study the subject at University, with over 75,000 applicants every year.   Not all of these students started with a Psychology at A-Level in Sixth Form. Students studying Health…


  • BLC Tutor Teaches Safety On Kilimanjaro

    Buxton & Leek College Adventurous Activities tutor Allan Shaw is working with adventure travel specialists 360 Expeditions, to provide REC Level 4 Remote Emergency First Aid training to ten of the African, Kilimanjaro team. Allan, an expert in rescue and emergency first aid who regularly teaches Buxton & Leek College classes to both local businesses…