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  • BLC STAFF SHARE IN SUPPORT OF #MENTALHEALTHAWARENESSWEEK

    In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, staff from Buxton & Leek College share the challenges they have faced during lockdown; along with advice for overcoming these difficulties whilst maintaining positive mental health and well-being during the Covid-19 social distancing restrictions. Niall Webb, Enrichment Co-ordinator, said: “I have found motivating myself a real issue before…


  • Buxton & Leek College Host Digital Open Days

    As the current Covid-19 social distancing restrictions require our campus doors to remain closed, we’re bringing BLC to you by moving our Open Days online! Taking place throughout May, all you’ll need to take part in one of our Digital Open Days is a computer, laptop or mobile device – once you’ve signed up to our…


  • Apprentice James shortlisted for Made in Midlands Award

    Buxton & Leek College Apprentice James Birks has been shortlisted as Apprentice of the Year in the Insider Made in the Midlands awards. 19-year-old James, from Stoke, is currently an apprentice at Buxton manufacturing and engineering firm Flowflex and is studying Level 3 Engineering at Buxton & Leek College. The Apprentice of the Year award…


  • BLC Celebrates Students and Staff helping in the Community during Covid-19

    Students and staff at Buxton & Leek College have been supporting their local communities during the Covid-19 outbreak through utilising the skills and knowledge they’ve gained through their college programme. Here are just some of the ways that students have been putting their knowledge, skills and experience to use during the coronavirus pandemic: Health and…


  • BLC APPRENTICESHIPS HOST VIRTUAL COUNTRY FAIR

    As our Apprenticeships Team continue to work hard with their apprentices; it’s safe to say we’re all starting to miss being in college around our students, colleagues and wider communities. So with this in mind, our Apprenticeships Team want to invite you to our very first BLC Apprenticeships Virtual Country Fair! We’re hosting a variety…


  • LEEK STUDENTS PLAN TO ASTOUND IN VIRTUAL ART EXHIBITION

    Students from the Leek School of Art have taken a creative approach to exhibiting their work following the impact of coronavirus. The Astound20 Exhibition is usually held on site at the Nicholson Gallery, but due to social distancing regulations the group of students responsible for curating and planning the event have decided to exhibit virtually…