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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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#HarrowExpo2016 - Students display their digital skills for ICT Expo

15.11.2016

ICT students (Information & Communications Technology) have displayed their digital skills during an Expo event which addressed some important and hard hitting issues. As the Harrow Expo 2016 season continued, ICT students demonstrated their work on the topic of ‘Prevent’...

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#HarrowExpo2016 - Students explore diversity topics for Childcare Expo

11.11.2016

Childcare Students of Level 1, 2 and Level 3, organised a ‘Diversity’ themed Expo this week (9 Nov), in a bid to understand the differences that exist in our multicultural society. Diversity will play an important role in the future...

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Student Council meeting grows partnership between staff and students

10.11.2016

The Harrow College Student Council held a special meeting today (9 Nov) to discuss key issues and explore important topics impacting the young learners. The session, packed with over 50 students, started with an introduction from Student Union President Trust Olamona,...

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#HarrowExpo16 - Sports students take centre stage at Expo event

04.11.2016

Sports students at Harrow College have enjoyed an action packed start to life at the college. As part of the annual Harrow Expo celebrations, the young learners have given fellow students and visitors a flavour of what they’ve been up...

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#HarrowExpo2016 - ESOL students show the power of language and communication

04.11.2016

ESOL students (English for Speakers of Other Languages) have held a special Expo event as part of the annual Harrow Expo 2016 celebrations. The event (3rd Nov) was an opportunity for the students, who all originate from outside of the...

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#HarrowExpo16 - Hair & Beauty students shine at Red Carpet Expo

03.11.2016

  The red carpet was rolled out last night (1st November) as Hair, Beauty & Make-Up students from Harrow College wowed a packed audience with glitz and glamour for their ‘Red Carpet Showcase’ Expo 2016 celebrations. Expo is an annual event held...

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Student Success – IBM role for former Harrow College IT student

27.10.2016

A former Harrow College student is reaping the rewards of his hard work and dedication by securing a top graduate employment job with IBM. Back in September 2010, Anthony Birley enrolled onto a BTEC Level 3 ICT course at Harrow College...

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Media students attend London Film Festival

26.10.2016

Media students from Harrow College have attended the BFI London Film Festival, Britain’s leading film event and one of the world’s best and most established film festivals. The Film Festival (simply BFI London Film Festival) is an annual event held in...

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Black History Month and Diversity celebrated at Harrow College

25.10.2016

Black History Month - an international annual month recognising inspirational individuals and events from within the black and minority ethnic (BME) communities – was celebrated this month. As an extension to this, Harrow College also celebrated diversity more generally giving...

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Raw Talent discovered at audition day for Employability Academy

21.10.2016

Harrow College students hoping to boost their career prospects have taken part in a competitive audition day (Wednesday 19 October) run by Raw Talent Academy (RTA), the business founded by The Apprentice winner Lee McQueen. Over 250 students applied to gain...

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Harrow, Uxbridge and West Thames Strategic Alliance

21.10.2016

In June 2016 Harrow, Uxbridge and West Thames Colleges announced their intention to explore a formal strategic alliance. Discussions over the summer have developed to the point where we are now in a position to issue a formal public consultation...

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LLDD, Foundation and Entry students host the first #HarrowEXPO16

19.10.2016

On Wednesday 19th October 2016 LLDD (learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities), Foundation and Entry students kick-started this year's student EXPO events at Harrow College. The theme 'Walk In Our Shoes' aimed to provide a fun and interactive way for students...

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Harrow College hosts Higher Education Fair 2016

12.10.2016

Harrow College welcomed over 35 universities and other Higher Education providers through its doors today (12 October 2016) for its annual HE Fair. The Enterprise Centre at the Harrow on the Hill campus played host to various universities from across the...

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Harrow College nominated for top award

10.10.2016

Harrow College has been nominated for a top award at the prestigious Leadership Awards Ceremony 2016 which will take place on 25th November in London. The Leadership Awards salute remarkable leaders and organisations for their continuing commitment to leadership excellence. Winners...

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I'm definitely a proud Paralympian says Faye McClelland

07.10.2016

The Olympics and Paralympics in Rio this summer have been a fantastic spectacle. Harrow College was proud to see some of its former students representing Team GB. Faye McClelland is one of our former students who did the nation proud....

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From Harrow to Hotspur for student: Brandon’s story

05.10.2016

A Harrow College student has secured a place at the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Foundation following the successful completion of his BTEC Level 3 Sports course. Brandon Maxwell, 19, will commence his new course with Tottenham later this month with the...

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Pottery tutor displays work at first solo exhibition

04.10.2016

Harrow College Pottery tutor Dr Natalie Tobert has displayed her ceramic sculptures to the public in her first solo exhibition. A group of fellow tutors and students recently enjoyed a private viewing feeling very inspired by the work on display. Natalie’s...

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A blooming marvellous transformation at Spring House

03.10.2016

Students based at the Harrow Weald campus have transformed a patch of rubble located in front of the newly opened Sprint House, into a beautiful flower bed. The rubble patch was left bare following the completion of building work earlier this...

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Former student inspires new generation about GCSE English importance

03.10.2016

A former student has returned to Harrow College to speak about the importance of doing well at GCSE English. Brandon Maxwell, 19, completed his BTEC Level 3 Sports course last summer at Harrow College. As a pre-requisite of achieving this qualification,...

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New courses - it's not too late to #joinHarrow. Apply now

28.09.2016

Aged 16-18 and still looking for a college place for this year? We have new courses and apprenticeships starting soon. Apply to join Harrow College where you'll benefit from a range of excellent facilities, a supportive learning environment with industry-qualified staff...

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IT students enjoy a farewell certificate presentation event

26.09.2016

The ICT (Information and Communications Technology) department at Harrow College have held a farewell presentation event for some of their leaving students. BTEC IT Year 2 students who completed their course earlier this summer returned to their old stomping ground to...

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The search for Raw Talent begins

26.09.2016

  Harrow College students hoping to make their mark in the world of employment have taken their first steps in securing a place on the much sought after Employability Academy, which is being delivered by Raw Talent Academy, the business founded...

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Cycling event encourages students to get on their bikes

22.09.2016

Harrow College has hosted and activity-packed cycling event today (22 September) at the Harrow-on-the-Hill campus. The event aimed to encourage more people to get on their bikes and highlighted the many benefits of doing so. The free event had lots to...

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Higher Education graduates celebrate their success at special ceremony

19.09.2016

A Higher Education (HE) graduation ceremony has taken place to celebrate the achievements of new HE graduates from Harrow College (16 Feb, 2016). Over 25 graduates donned gowns and hats as they returned to the college where they successfully completed a...

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Enterprise Centre nominated for top construction industry award

16.09.2016

The Construction Manager of the Year (CMYA) Awards took place with a glitzy black tie dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel last night (15 September) with Harrow College very much in the spot light. Among the finalist this year, in the ‘New...

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Faye narrowly misses out on Rio medal

14.09.2016

Former Harrow College student Faye McClelland has narrowly missed out on a medal at the Rio Paralympic Games. Representing Team GB in her first Olympic outing, Faye finished the women's PT4 triathlon race in a very respectable 4th place in last...

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Raw Talent Employability Academy Returns To Harrow College

12.09.2016

For the fifth year running sales recruitment and training business Raw Talent Academy is partnering with Harrow College to deliver an Employability Academy to their student body. The Employability Academy will run for the length of the 2016-17 academic year with...

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We meet former student Faye McClelland before she jets off to Rio

02.09.2016

Olympic fever has gripped the nation with Team GB scoring high in the medals table. Former Harrow College student Richard Hounslow won a silver medal along with his partner David Florence in the men's double canoe slalom. This week we’ll...

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#JoinHarrow and enter to win an iPad!

22.08.2016

Enrolling at Harrow College for the new term? Complete enrolment and take a selfie with your enrolment pack to be entered into a prize draw to win an iPad.

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A-level results joy for Harrow College students

18.08.2016

Students from Harrow College are looking forward to progressing to university and employment after receiving their A-level results today. The FE college is celebrating year on year improvement recording 96% A-level pass rate overall, with 68% of students achieving A*-C grades....

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Enrolment at Harrow College starts on 25th August

12.08.2016

  Considering your options for September 2016? It's not too late to join Harrow College. From 9.30am on Thursday 25th August, we'll be open for enrolment. At Harrow College we offer A-levels, Apprenticeships, Traineeships, BTEC, Career Colleges, Foundation and Entry level courses. We are...

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