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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

 Scroll down to view our latest courses which are available now for you to enrol. Develop new skills and receive the training you need to help you get back into employment.  Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration Who is the course for? If...

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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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#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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