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Student secure Raw Talent internship with Apprentice winner Lee McQueen

17.05.2017

Three students at Harrow College have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication with an internship with Apprentice winner Lee McQueen and his business Raw Talent Academy. The three students have just completed a six month, extra-curricular Employability Academy run...

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Students shine with career focussed digital project

11.05.2017

In March 2017, students from Harrow College’s Digital and Creative Career College were given the opportunity to work on a live digital project – giving them hands on industry experience, while supporting a homelessness charity. Their task was to develop an...

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IT students inspired by rare visit to hospital department

10.05.2017

A group of students with varying levels of social, communication and learning difficulties have enjoyed a rare opportunity to visit a hospital Sterile Services department based inside Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow. The OCR Level 2 Extended Certificate in IT group...

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Harrow College student accepted for Summer School at Eton

08.05.2017

An AS Level student from Harrow College has been accepted into a highly regarded Summer School at the prestigious Eton College. Rui Tao, 17, will attend the ten-day Summer School designed for pupils at the end of their first year of...

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Continued sustainability efforts recognised by Carbon Trust

05.05.2017

Harrow College is proud to announce that it has been re-certified by the Carbon Trust Standard for continued carbon reduction year on year. Harrow College was one of the first general FE College to achieve the Carbon Trust Standard and in...

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REGISTER NOW - ESOL summer part-time courses for adults

26.04.2017

      REGISTER NOW - Summer part-time courses for adults 5 June – 21 July 2017  Suitable for Pre-Entry and Entry Level ESOL students wanting to improve their English and maths skills. This is an intensive programme to ensure you quickly learn and improve your...

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Students enjoy end of term trip to Paris

24.04.2017

  Business and ICT students from Harrow College have enjoyed an end of term social trip to Paris. The young learners spent 4 days in the French capital to mark the end of the spring term and the start of the...

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Amazon experience for digital Career College students

19.04.2017

Students from Harrow College’s Digital and Creative Career College are being given the opportunity to work on a live digital project – giving them hands on industry experience, while supporting a homelessness charity. The pioneering project is being run with The...

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Science students explore the wonders of Barcelona

05.04.2017

Science students from Harrow College have visited Barcelona - one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe - to conduct field work and to explore the beautiful Spanish city. Their field work commenced at the River Tordera. Here, the students...

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FREE English and maths for adults

30.03.2017

Harrow College is pleased be launching flexible English and math courses designed to suit the needs of your business. Improving literacy and numeracy skills can directly benefit an individual and the company’s bottom line. Skills in these areas can contribute to...

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FREE online learning courses in Health and Social Care

27.03.2017

Harrow College is offering a suite of free Level 2 online qualifications in Health and Social Care. The courses are ideal if you are a professional working in the Health and Social Care sector. With these courses you can: • Work...

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Careers in the Care sector take centre stage

27.03.2017

Harrow College have hosted a special event called 'Caring Careers - What Next?’, aimed at helping current students and the unemployed to find work within the Health and Social Care industry. The packed event took place on 22nd March 2017...

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Students embark on new Harrow Civic Centre project

22.03.2017

Architecture, interior and product design students at Harrow College are working on a project with Harrow Council to help with the design of the new Council Civic Centre. Students, together with the Harrow Council Regeneration Unit, will explore the design of...

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Apprenticeships levy success for Harrow College

20.03.2017

Harrow College is pleased to announce that they have passed all criteria and been fully approved by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to deliver apprenticeships under the new apprenticeship levy. This is quite an accolade for Harrow College as many organisations...

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Employability Academy provides students with unique insight

10.03.2017

A group of career driven students from Harrow College have continued on their journey of discovery with the Raw Talent Employability Academy. As part of their programme of activities spread across the academic year, the group visited the head offices...

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Harrow College students honoured with Jack Petchey achievement awards

03.03.2017

Six Harrow College students were honoured with the Jack Petchey achievement awards for their outstanding work and efforts during the academic year. The scheme is a reward and recognition initiative which enables youth organisations like Harrow College to celebrate the...

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Students brush up interview skills as part of Employer Challenge event

03.03.2017

Harrow College, Level 2 Diploma in Business students were challenged to shed their ‘student approach’ and focus on preparing themselves for the real world. This was part of the Employer Challenge event with Business Volunteers from Buckingham Futures- a privately...

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Students enjoy interactive learning with the Whitefriars Glass project

01.03.2017

On 1st March 2017 Learning Links / Life Skills and LLDD students (learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities) enjoyed a morning with visitors from Headstone Manor Museum as part of their work on the Whitefriars Glass project. Laura Coughlin and Hailey...

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Free online learning courses in Health and Social Care

01.03.2017

Harrow College is offering a suite of Level 2 online qualifications in Health and Social Care. These courses are ideal if you are a professional working in the Health and Social Care sector. With these courses you can: Work mainly online...

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New radio station launched by Harrow College students

22.02.2017

A new radio station has been launched by students at Harrow College. The station, called HC Radio, went live on air this week (Monday 20th Feb) with the first show hosted by members of the college’s Student Union. The Student Union...

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Howzat! Students take first steps towards umpiring at Lords - the home of cricket

17.02.2017

Four Sports students aged 18-20 from Harrow College could soon be stepping out on to the home of Cricket – Lords, to umpire a cricket match. The students, currently studying Level 1 and Level 2 courses at the college, have...

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Harrow College announce two new open days for March 2017

17.02.2017

The Harrow College open days will give prospective students, as well as their family and friends, the opportunity to meet staff, discuss courses and get a feel for life at the FE College. The first open day takes place at...

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Sports students learn how to officiate the sport of Boccia

17.02.2017

Sports students from Harrow College have completed a course with Boccia England called the ‘Boccia Young Officials Award’. The course introduced the sixteen young students to the skills and knowledge required to be an effective Boccia official. Boccia is a precision...

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Monthly 100 Club helps to inspire and reward for 100% attendance

08.02.2017

A new student incentive aimed at encouraging maximum student attendance during the college term has proved very popular. The ‘100 Club’ programme, launched at the beginning of the summer term, offers students the chance of winning £100 worth of rewards...

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Case Study: Autism students excel in IT course at Harrow College

04.02.2017

A group of students with varying levels of Autism have recently proven that with determination, passion and teacher support, achieving your educational goal is always possible. The OCR Level 2 Extended Certificate in IT group consists of 10 students, focussing primarily...

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iPad prize for student following enrolment selfie competition

03.02.2017

A student at Harrow College is the happy owner of a new Apple iPad after posting a selfie onto social media during her college enrolment. The enrolment process at any new school or college can sometimes be a daunting time for...

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Creative project takes Entry and LLDD students back in time

03.02.2017

Learning Links / Life Skills and LLDD students (learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities) from Harrow College have been invited by Headstone Manor Museum to take part in a special project, bringing together both history and creativity. Having worked with the...

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Employability focus brings IT students in contact with global IT companies

26.01.2017

Harrow College’s focus on IT employability has continued into 2017 with the visits of IT powerhouses IBM and Sky already noted. The visits are part of a weekly employability afternoon which has been embedded into the student curriculum. Employability and career...

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Get ready for the Apprenticeship Levy - Free open event for local businesses

20.01.2017

Harrow College is inviting local businesses to attend a free open-event aimed at providing more information about the forthcoming Apprenticeship Levy tax. The levy will impact every employer, training provider and learner across England from April 2017. From 6th April 2017...

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Out of work? Aged 19+? Courses are available for you now

18.01.2017

Please contact the 'Employer Services & Employability' team (details below) if the course you are looking for is not listed or the start date has passed / coming soon.    Click to download new courses brochure Courses listed below and inside the brochure...

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Former IT student returns to share his success story

13.01.2017

A former IT student who secured a top graduate employment job with IBM has returned to Harrow College to share his story and inspire current students to follow in his footsteps. Back in September 2010, Anthony Birley enrolled onto a BTEC...

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Harrow College celebrate graduation of Therapeutic Counselling students

12.01.2017

Harrow College celebrated the graduation of their newly qualified Psychodynamic Counsellors at a special event in late November 2016. The new graduates were each awarded with a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. The event was held at the Grimm’s Dyke hotel in...

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Architecture students go out in the community to share and develop skills

12.01.2017

  During 2016, Architecture, Interior and Product design students from Harrow College went out into the community to put their skills into practice as well as to meet new people and broaden their experiences. The first success story relates to former student...

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New partnership to support Harrow College trainee counsellors

11.01.2017

In November 2016, the Counselling Department at Harrow College was approached by Place2be with the offer of providing training for trainee counsellors. Place2be is the leading provider of counselling to young people in schools in the UK. The 2 day...

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Specialist Health & Social Care training facility coming soon

05.01.2017

  Harrow College is delighted to be opening a brand new, state of the art facility for Health and Social Care training in September 2017. Health and wellbeing is a growing area for employment locally and nationally, with new emerging specialist areas...

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Teacher Training attracts international interest

04.01.2017

Following previous success with international training programmes, Harrow College were delighted to welcome a new delegation from Kenya last term, looking to develop their key staff training skills.  Working in close partnership with Evolve Global Solutions Ltd – dedicated providers of...

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IT Career College students visit Amazon fashion studio

15.12.2016

Careers College at Harrow College have one core objective – a career focus which brings students closer to employers. With that in mind, IT Career College students were treated to a rare opportunity by visiting one of Amazon’s newest London...

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Economic students compete in Bank of England challenge

12.12.2016

A team of A-Level Economics students from Harrow College has visited the Bank of England to put their monetary knowledge to the test. On Thursday 24 November, a team of five students – Zak Coleman, Sara Khaleqyar, Anmit Singh Khurana, Hamna...

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Research finds 14-19 year olds unsure of what employers look for in a CV

06.12.2016

  Employers are far more likely to be impressed by a CV which demonstrates attention to detail/spelling & grammar (66%) and work experience (64%) than one which focuses on qualifications, according to new research. However this has come as a surprise to...

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Harrow College Maths students put their skills to the test

05.12.2016

  Maths students from Harrow College have pitted their wits again some of the UK's brightest young mathematicians in two tests of Maths skill, nerve and application. On Tuesday 8 November, five students attempted the UK Senior Mathematical Challenge, a national competition...

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Open Day introduces Safe Zone at Spring House

02.12.2016

An Open Day was held today at Harrow College’s Spring House for parents of students with Learning Difficulties or Disabilities (LLDD), to introduce them to the new and improved facilities offered at the college. The event was well attended by...

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Students engage with employees to gain career insight

30.11.2016

Students at Harrow College have been visited by employees from a number of leading organisations in an initiative aimed at providing the young learners with an insight into working life and the actions they can take now to benefit their...

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#HarrowExpo2016 - Famous illustrator inspires Art & Design Expo exhibition

28.11.2016

  Art students at Harrow College have displayed their creativity and ingenuity at an Expo exhibition, inspired by the work of the late illustrator and cartoonist William Heath Robinson (1872 – 1944), who was best known for drawings of complicated machines...

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Yellow American school bus rides into College for innovative technology showcase

24.11.2016

  Reports of a big yellow American School bus seen driving around Harrow can now be explained after the famous mode of transport used by American school and college goers made its way into Harrow College. The bus called the 'Ideas...

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#HarrowExpo2016 - Students build sustainability Eco house for Expo

23.11.2016

Construction and Engineering students have unveiled their Eco House structures at a special Expo event (11 Nov). The structures, which show how modern-day buildings can be environmentally sustainable, have been in production for a number of weeks by the students...

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#HarrowExpo2016 - Support aids given the makeover at Health & Social Care Expo

22.11.2016

  Using a support aid should not deter your confidence. That was the message from Health & Social Care students during their Expo event where visitors were shown how applying a bit of creativity to support aids could make them less...

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Principal meets students to outline partnership proposal ahead of public consultation

18.11.2016

  Harrow College Principal and Chief Executive Pat Carvalho has taken the opportunity to speak with students and address some key issues surrounding the proposed merger of three west London colleges. Ahead of a public consultation on 23 November, Pat Carvalho...

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Science and Math students host an engaging afternoon for #HarrowEXPO16

17.11.2016

Today Science and Math students at Harrow College hosted their #HarrowEXPO16 event to celebrate student attributes through the themes of 'Science in Action' and a 'Maths in Business' competition. The Science and Math takeover saw exhibitions delivered by A-level and BTEC...

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#HarrowExpo2016 - Students showcase film-making skills on the big screen

17.11.2016

The video production skills of Media students has been showcased at a dazzling Media Expo event. The free public event saw crowds of people descend upon Arc House Performance Space in Lowlands Recreation Ground to brave the cold evening temperatures...

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#HarrowExpo2016 - Starting you own business explained at student Expo

16.11.2016

Business students got in on the Harrow College Expo 2016 action last week by hosting their Expo which had the theme - ‘Starting your own business’. The young learners used this opportunity to put their knowledge to the test by...

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