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  • Hairdressing Students Sweep up at Wella Xposure Competition

    Three students studying Hairdressing at Buxton & Leek College have wowed the judges at the first round of the Wella Xposure 2019 Competition, securing a place at the regional stage of the competition.   The successful students: Kim Newton and Leonie Moore, studying Hairdressing Level 3 and Sarah Degnan (Level 2) beat the odds to compete…


  • The Big Event in Health & Social Care comes to Buxton this April

    The Big Event – Discover Careers in Health & Social Care is an event being held for people in Derbyshire and the surrounding areas who are looking to find out more about careers in health and social care. The event is supported by Buxton & Leek College and Joined up Careers Derbyshire, bringing together health…


  • Countdown to a Career in the Media Industry

    Media students from Buxton & Leek College enjoyed a visit to watch the filming of the popular daytime programme Countdown. The Level 3  years 1 and 2 Media students travelled to Media City to spend the day learning more about the industry they hope to work in and were able to explore where many of…


  • BLC STUDENTS RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITY

    There have been a number of charity fundraisers across the College over the last month. Students based at the Leek campus have recently worked with the Raise & Give club, organised by the Union of students and Enrichment team for a six week period. They organised a sponsored charity walk around Tittesworth reservoir. Money raised…


  • Buxton & Leek College Celebrates “Good” Ofsted Rating

    Following a recent Ofsted inspection, the University of Derby has been rated ‘Good’ for its Further Education provision, which is mainly delivered by Buxton & Leek College. This is a magnificent achievement for the organisation and demonstrates commitment and focus from staff over the last two academic years to improve from the last inspection where…


  • Sports Team Invited to High Peak Sports Awards

    Buxton & Leek Sport lecturers Allan Shaw and Dan Tapley were invited to the High Peak Sports Awards last night to present the award for Sportswoman of the Year which went to World Champion Para-cyclist Katie Toft, a former Educational Studies student of Buxton & Leek College. The High Peak Sports Awards combined with High Peak…