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Harrow College leading the way with environmental initiatives

31.05.2018

Students and staff at Harrow College have volunteered their time to take part in a litter pick event at neighbouring Lowlands Recreation Ground. Organised by the College’s Student Union, the volunteers which included College Principal Pat Carvalho, got to work...

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Construction students support local community group

30.05.2018

Construction students from Harrow College have been busy putting their new skills and knowledge into practice by supporting a local community group. The Level 1 construction learners have been supporting the ‘Friends of Pinner Village Gardens’ group to improve their local...

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HNC Business students visit the London Business Show 2018

30.05.2018

HNC Business students from Harrow College have visited the prestigious London Business Show held at ExCeL London (16 May 2018). The students took full advantage of the event taking every opportunity to attend talks and seminars led by leading entrepreneurs. Many...

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Harrow College receives gold award for reading challenge

24.05.2018

Harrow College has successfully completed a national reading initiative called ‘Reading Ahead’ which encourages students to engage in more reading. Reading Ahead is a national programme run by The Reading Agency which challenges everyone over the age of 16 to choose...

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Harrow College students visit Bank of America Merrill Lynch

22.05.2018

Business and Economics students from Harrow College have visited Bank of America Merrill Lynch - one of the world’s largest banking groups. As well as getting a valuable insight into the world of work and what it entails, the students also...

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Harrow College students win Jack Petchey awards

21.05.2018

Four Harrow College students were honoured with a Jack Petchey achievement award 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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Healthy body, healthy mind – the key to exam success

02.05.2018

  Take a few simple steps to help you with your exam preparation. Here are some suggestions which have proved to be a success with students in the past! Plan…Make a realistic revision schedule. Work out how much you have to do...

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Study tips to help you ace your exams

01.05.2018

  Scheduling regular study time for each subject is the best way to prepare for end-of-year exams. Here are a few of our best tips to help you prepare for your exams. Work together / study groups A benefit of having a study...

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HOWZAT! Learning Links students enjoy a day of cricket at Lords

26.04.2018

Learning Links students have taken part in a Cricket Engagement Day at Lords Cricket Ground - the home of Cricket in the UK. They sat in the members enclosure to watch a ladies match between Marylebone Maidens and Lords Ladies. They...

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Harrow College students gain internships following employability academy

13.04.2018

Five Harrow College students who embarked on an employability academy run by Apprentice Winner Lee McQueen have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication with a paid internship. The five students have just completed a six month, extra-curricular employability academy...

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Meet a few of our awesome Harrow College teachers

12.04.2018

We have a fantastic team of teachers here at Harrow College and we’d like you to meet them. So, we asked a few teachers the following 5 questions: What is your role at Harrow College? What teaching experience do you have? What do...

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Student holds fundraising event for school that supported him with cerebral palsy

23.03.2018

Former Harrow College student Brendan Simba has raised £500 pounds for the school in his home country of Zimbabwe which supported his early years as a student with cerebral palsy. As a student at Harrow College, Brendan, now aged 24, studied...

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Harrow College reach FA People's Cup final at St George’s Park

23.03.2018

When the Football Association (the FA) named Harrow College as a host venue for the FA People’s Cup - a Futsal tournament which runs alongside the actual professional FA Cup, there was understandable excitement among the local community. The FA...

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Plumbing & Electrical students inspired by career focussed day

20.03.2018

Over 50 Plumbing and Electrical students from Harrow College have enjoyed a career-focussed day in the company of tutors and an inspirational local plumber. The insightful and interactive day was coordinated by Working Knowledge - a social enterprise that exists...

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Employability academy students visit offices of Capita UK

19.03.2018

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 offices of...

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Harrow College student creates wonderful showpiece for Starbucks

19.03.2018

When the Starbucks coffee shop in Watford placed an advert on Facebook calling for a local artist to help them out, local Harrow College student Bartosz Cichowski was quick to accept the challenge and offer his creative skills. The advert headline...

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Students receive job interview practice from business experts

15.03.2018

Computing students at Harrow College were interviewed by leading representatives from the world of IT this week (13 March 2018) as part of a special mock interview careers event. Employers from over twenty organisations including BT, Sky, TSB, Capgemini and more...

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Harrow College Students get motivated with Action Jackson

12.03.2018

Students from Harrow College have attended a motivational talk given by renowned public speaker Jackson Ogunyemi, better known as Action Jackson. Jackson held talks at the college’s Harrow on the Hill campus on Monday 12 March 2018. In front of packed...

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Harrow College Radio visit Vibe 107.6 FM

08.03.2018

Vibe 107.6 FM is a community radio station run by volunteers who broadcast in Watford and the surrounding area including Harrow. The student team from Harrow College Radio (HC Radio) were lucky enough to get a behind-the-scenes look at the station...

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Student Council meet with staff to discuss key issues

23.02.2018

The Harrow College Student Council have held a meeting with college staff (on 21 Feb) 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...

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Health & Social Care students network with industry professionals

20.02.2018

Health and Social Care students at Harrow College have been networking against the clock with a host of professionals from the Health and Social Care sector. The event (on 6th Feb 2018) was a quirky spin on the popular speed dating...

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Harrow College student radio is back!

15.02.2018

Students at Harrow College have relaunched their own radio station, bringing it back to the airwaves following a successful run last year. The station, called HC Radio, is managed and hosted by students and broadcasts once a week. The first pilot...

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Employer engagement continues for Harrow College students

12.02.2018

The second stage of a successful employer/student engagement programme at Harrow College has commenced with the first few sessions once again proving to be very insightful and rewarding. Students across all subject areas at Harrow College are being visited by business...

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Higher education - new mobile app

17.01.2018

In October 2016, Harrow College was successful with its bid for the HEFCE Catalyst fund to support a teaching and learning innovation project. The project was developed in collaboration between our higher education students and staff.To learn more about the...

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Students rewarded for 100% attendance with 100 Club prizes

15.01.2018

A new student incentive aimed at encouraging maximum student attendance during the college term is proving to be very popular. The ‘100 Club’ programme, launched in late October 2017, offers students the chance of winning £100 worth of rewards per...

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Health & Social Care students showcase new building #Expo2017

02.01.2018

  A brand new state of the art building for Health and Social Care training has been showcased as part of the Harrow College Health and Social Care Expo celebrations for 2017. The Expo took place on 12th December 2017 and visitors...

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Lights, camera, action! Student video showcase #Expo2017

20.12.2017

  The video production skills of Media students has been showcased at a dazzling Media Expo event. Visitors to the Enterprise Centre at Harrow College were greeted with a transformed cinema style auditorium together with a big screen, theatre seating and of...

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Deloitte staff visit Harrow College students for volunteering day

12.12.2017

Staff from accounting powerhouse Deloitte spent a day with learners from Harrow College as part of a volunteering event. A group comprising of Learning Links students (from the specialist LLDD department at Harrow College for Learners with Learning Difficulty/Disabilities) and...

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Cycling event for ladies is a big hit

07.12.2017

A cycling event at Harrow College (Harrow on the Hill campus) aimed at encouraging more females to get on their bikes and to cycle has been a big success. The event titled ‘London by Cycle’ took place in late November and...

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Business representatives visit students to offer careers guidance

04.12.2017

Students at Harrow College have been visited by business volunteers and 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...

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Former student returns to give talk on being successful in the investments market

22.11.2017

Business students got a first-hand insight into the world of stocks and shares recently courtesy of a former student who has successfully forged a career in the investments market. Arjun Bhogal, a former Law and Business Management student from Harrow College...

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Science Expo is a big bang hit with students’ #Expo2017

22.11.2017

The Science department at Harrow College has collaborated with the nationally renowned Big Bang Fair to host a Big Bang event as part of their annual Expo celebration. The Big Bang Fair is a very successful annual 4 day national...

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Childcare students’ transition into new building sets the theme for #Expo2017

21.11.2017

With the exciting move to a brand new Health & Care building recently completed, the Childcare department at Harrow College celebrated with an Expo event (on 14th November 2017) with students choosing ‘transitions’ as a fitting theme for their annual...

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Hair, Beauty & Make-Up students take their moment in the spotlight #Expo2017

17.11.2017

The red carpet was rolled out last night (8th November 2017) as Hair, Beauty & Make-Up students from Harrow College wowed a packed audience with glitz and glamour for their ‘Red Carpet Showcase’ Expo 2017 celebrations. Click here to view full...

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Higher Education project leaves students feeling hAPPy

15.11.2017

The project, funded by HEFCE Catalyst fund, has been developed in response to our students’ requests for a greater use of technology to improve their learning opportunities and achievements. It is in line with Harrow College strategy to maximise student...

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ICT students create digital user-guides for Expo project #Expo2017

14.11.2017

  ICT students (Information & Communications Technology) at Harrow College have showcased their digital skills by creating a number of user guides to support those unfamiliar with popular digital applications. With digital usage on the increase, particularly that of social media, the...

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'Futuristic' ideas presented at ESOL Expo at Harrow College #Expo2017

14.11.2017

Future – was the theme for the expo presented by ESOL students at the Enterprise Centre this Thursday. Spread across two floors, visitors got to see a wide variety of ‘futuristic’ ideas, presentations and models made by the students. ESOL E3...

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Business Expo is sweet like chocolate #Expo2017

14.11.2017

Business students at Harrow College took on the role of chocolatier as part of their recent Expo project. The young learners put their business knowledge to the test to launch a new virtual chocolate brand. Working in small groups, the students...

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Harrow College students join national reading challenge

06.11.2017

  Harrow College has joined a national reading initiative called ‘Reading Ahead’ with the aim of encouraging students to do more reading. The scheme has been embedded into tutorial classes at the college meaning staff can play an active role in promoting...

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Harrow College welcome visitors from Germany

27.10.2017

Harrow College has welcomed a party of international visitors (18 October 2017) as part of a programme designed to promote further learning about the UK education system. The group, comprising of students and teachers, specifically requested for Harrow College to be...

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Employability academy discovers Raw Talent at Harrow College

27.10.2017

Harrow College students hoping to boost their career prospects have taken part in a competitive audition day (Thursday 19 October) run by Raw Talent Academy (RTA), the business founded by BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’ winner Lee McQueen. Over 200 students applied to...

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Yes we can! Entry and Learning Links kick off Expo season at Harrow College #Expo2017

13.10.2017

The Harrow Expo season for 2017 kicked off in fine style on Wednesday 11th October. Level 1, Entry and LLDD students (learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities), delivered their Expo with the theme - 'Yes we can’ which provided a...

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Expert panel discuss parental role in career advice

29.09.2017

An expert panel, including representation by Harrow College, has taken part in a discussion in front of a live audience to address career advice today. The event, held inside London’s National Theatre and organised by EY, is part of its...

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Graduation ceremony joy for HE & Counselling graduates

20.09.2017

  Higher Education and Counselling graduates from Harrow College have celebrated their achievements during a special graduation ceremony (on 15 September 2017). The proud students donned gowns and hats as they returned to the college where they successfully completed a variety HNC...

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IT students visit Facebook HQ for inspirational tech rally

18.09.2017

  A group of passionate young IT students from Harrow College have attended a technology rally held at Facebook’s London office. The event, on 11th September 2017, included an inspiration meeting with Young Digital Leader of the Year 2017 and CEO...

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Colleges to work together for the future

29.08.2017

  Harrow and Uxbridge Colleges will work together to provide the best opportunities to students while keeping their individual names and campuses. The Colleges are now officially part of the same organisation but will keep their current identities as well as...

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The future is bright for students at Harrow College following results day success

17.08.2017

Harrow College is celebrating yet another achievement today with the FE college recording 97.5% A-level pass rate overall, with 58% of students achieving A*-C grades. This year-on-year improvement follows the recent news from the Department for Education that Harrow College is...

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Harrow College students complete new council Civic Centre design project

28.07.2017

  Year 2 Architecture, Interior and Product Design students from Harrow College have proudly presented their design ideas ahead of the opening of the new Harrow Council Civic Centre in Wealdstone. The students were invited to work with architects Gort Scott and...

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BBC welcome media students from Harrow College

12.07.2017

Media students from Harrow College have visited the BBC to experience a live media environment. The Level 2 and Level 3 students spent time at Broadcast House in London’s Oxford Circus where they participated in a live studio audience of...

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Creative art and media students shine with end of year exhibition

27.06.2017

Creative art and media students at Harrow College have showcased their work at a special end of year show event. The event at Harrow College, organised by the Art and Media department, took place between 12-16 June 2017 at the College's...

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