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    Students get stuck in to aid refugee project

    CARING students from Buxton & Leek College have been moving mountains to help refugees from war-torn Syria. Three teenagers studying for their BTECs in Media at the College’s Buxton campus have worked hard to shift mountains of donated clothing, sort it, bag it and get it ready for shipping from Buxton’s High Peak Refugee Support…

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    Carers get a chance to put their feet up

    CARERS in Derbyshire are looking forward to some much deserved `me time` with a revitalising pampering session at Buxton & Leek College’s salon in the Devonshire Dome. Level 2 Beauty students at the college will be giving members of the Buxton group of the  Derbyshire Carers Association the full works with a facial and either…

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    Six of the best to compete in catering contest

    SIX young catering students will be representing Buxton & Leek College in a prestigious national competition to find the best emerging talent in the hospitality industry. Two teams of three students have won places in the regional heats of the Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or contest earning their college £500 worth of catering equipment – with…

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    Sample Further Education for free at February tasters

    WHETHER they are considering catering or have designs on a career as an artist, teenagers can sample college courses for free at half-term taster sessions being organised by Buxton & Leek College in February. Students in years 10 and 11 are being invited to check out the many options offered at both the Buxton and…

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    New Year of opportunities at Buxton & Leek College

      AN introduction to laser cutting is among the exciting new opportunities on offer through adult community learning courses at the Leek Campus of Buxton & Leek College this January. As a new programme of opportunities is launched, many of the new Staffordshire County Council funded Learning for Leisure courses including laser cutting are offering…

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    College’s University link brings Higher Education closer to home

    WITH the deadline for university applications fast approaching, students who live near Leek and Buxton are reminded that they don’t have to leave home or study full time to get a higher education. University and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS) have set a January 15 deadline for applications this year but the spiralling cost of a…