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New Institute of Technology success for Harrow College & Uxbridge College

10.04.2019

HCUC - the merged college group for Harrow College and Uxbridge College - is delighted to announce it has been chosen to go forward to the pre-award stage with the Department of Education (DfE) to open one of the country’s...

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Poet Benjamin Zephaniah visits campus building named in his honour

28.03.2019

Poet, writer and campaigner Benjamin Zephaniah brought his dub magic to Harrow College’s newly refurbished Zephaniah building during a visit on Friday 15th March 2019. Students and staff gave the visiting dub (reggae) poet a very warm welcome when he came...

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Taste of the future at Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths day for youngsters

14.03.2019

School students from across the UK found out more about study and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) with a series of taster workshops and talks at Harrow College. At the event led by the charitable trust the Engineering...

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West Met Skills apprentices celebrate awards in prestigious business awards

01.03.2019

West Met Skills apprentices from Uxbridge College and Harrow College are celebrating after winning highly commended awards in the prestigious West London Business Awards 2019. Mohammad Umar Ahmed, Thomas Gillet and Connor Williams received their awards at a gala ceremony and...

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Harrow College students win Jack Petchey awards

21.02.2019

Award winning students from Harrow College enjoyed an evening of celebration to recognise their personal achievements at the glitzy Jack Petchey Awards ceremony at the Watersmeet Theatre in Rickmansworth (12th Feb 2019). In the presence of the Mayor of Harrow, Councillor...

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Love is in the air! 10 reasons why we think you’ll love Harrow College

13.02.2019

  With the Valentines vibe very much in the air, we thought we’d share a few reasons why we love Harrow College! Here’s what new students can look forward to… 1. Harrow College is officially ranked equal best college in West London...

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Attendance in class opens the door to your future success opportunities

13.02.2019

  Have you ever wondered why tutors are always talking about attendance being so important? Harrow College wants you to achieve! Every lesson offers you something – whether it’s new information, advice from your tutors, study tips or even just a chance...

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Digital professional provides support and valuable feedback to ICT students

12.02.2019

  ICT students from Harrow College have benefited from receiving first hand feedback from a digital expert as part of a programme to engage students with real life business professionals. On the 28th of January 2019, Level 3 ICT students from Harrow...

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Harrow College student is crowned the best in Britain

07.02.2019

A student from Harrow College has officially been crowned as one of Britain’s best students at the British Education Awards 2019, held at the Hilton Manchester on 31st January 2019. Venelina Urlachka (20) scooped the top prize after being nominated by...

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Business students involved in new Harrow town centre development

24.01.2019

On Monday 21st January 2019, Level 3 Year 2 Business students from Harrow College were selected to take part in a focus group for a new development in Harrow town centre. They were joined by architect Emily Temperton from CarverHaggard who...

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ESOL part-time adult courses - FREE* evening and low fees for daytime classes

22.01.2019

- ESOL part-time adult courses 2019- Evening FREE* / Day reduced fees- ENROL! - Places are limited Do more than just ESOL at Harrow College! Over 40 ESOL-related qualifications offered (ESOL / English all levels, Employability, Maths and ICT*). *Eligibility for free courses...

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Media students arrange exclusive Expo screening #Expo2018

20.12.2018

Visitors to the former Learning Resource Centre at Harrow College were greeted with a transformed cinema style auditorium together with a big screen, theatre seating and of course popcorn and snacks, to enjoy an evening of quality short video screenings. For...

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New Zephaniah learning centre is officially opened at Harrow College

18.12.2018

A new learning centre has been officially opened during a launch event at Harrow College (Wednesday 5th December 2018). The newly refurbished building is based at the college’s Harrow Weald Campus and provides students with high quality facilities and a modern...

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Maths students invest in new business venture for Expo challenge #Expo2018

13.12.2018

Level 1 maths students have presented their investment plans for a new business venture following a virtual Lotto win resulting in a budget of £200,000. The students worked in small groups. Each had the task of buying an empty shop premise...

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ICT students focus on mental health awareness for Expo #Expo2018

13.12.2018

ICT students (Information & Communications Technology) at Harrow College have showcased their digital skills by delivering an Expo event based around the theme of mental health awareness. After spending a number of days carefully planning and preparing their work, the students...

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Science Expo celebrates student attributes #Expo2018

13.12.2018

As part of the continuing Expo season at Harrow College, the Science department has hosted an Expo event to celebrate student attributes. Students were nominated by their teachers to demonstrate their newly acquired skills and attributes since joining the college in...

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Jack Petchey award success for Harrow College Media student

30.11.2018

A Harrow College students has won the highly respected Jack Petchey Achievement Award for his effort and dedication during the first term of this academic year. The scheme is a reward and recognition initiative which enables youth organisations like Harrow College...

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Business students explore the impact of online trade to the high street #Expo2018

29.11.2018

Business students from Harrow College have delivered an Expo event focussing on the impact that online competition is having on high street stores. This timely Expo was based upon the recent problems that Debenhams and other High Street stores have been...

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Architecture, Interior and Product Design students display work in Harrow town centre

29.11.2018

Year 2 UAL Extended Diploma Architecture, Interior and Product Design students at Harrow College have created an eye-catching window Installation for Foxton’s Estate Agency in Harrow Town centre. The project introduces the students to a variety of new computer based design...

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Learning Links and Entry students put on a Royal themed Expo #Expo2018

28.11.2018

Learners from Harrow College's S.E.N.D department (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) have delivered an Expo celebration event based on the theme of ‘A year of the Royals’. The Expo took place at Spring House - the Colleges specialist S.E.N.D facility. Students...

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Health & Care Expo brings community and well-being into focus #Expo2018

22.11.2018

Community engagement and well-being were the themes for the Health and Care department’s Expo 2018. Students from Health and Social Care and Childcare courses organised a range of activities and displays to entertain the many visitors on the day. Level 1...

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Results day joy for students at Harrow College

17.08.2018

It was another anxious results day (Thursday 16 August 2018) at Harrow College as students arrived to collect their A-level and BTEC level 3 results. Thankfully there were many smiles! We spoke with a few students on the day: Yusif Al-TarahiBTEC...

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Specialist Health & Social Care building opens at Harrow College

18.07.2018

A new state-of-the-art building for Health & Social Care has been officially opened during a launch event this week at Harrow College (Tuesday 10 July 2018). The new specialist building is based at the college’s Harrow Weald Campus and provides students...

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Student Awards 2018 - an evening of celebration for Harrow College students

18.07.2018

The annual Harrow College Student Awards ceremony has taken place to celebrate the academic achievements of students. Over 100 students attended the awards ceremony at the Kadwa Patidar Centre in Kenton, on Tuesday 26 June 2018. During the event students from...

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Harrow College sign with Queens Park Rangers FC

17.07.2018

Harrow College is pleased to announce a new partnership with Queens Park Rangers Football Club to provide first-class training for Sports students with a passion for football. Delivered through the club’s charitable arm - Queens Parks Rangers (QPR) Community Trust, coaches...

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Art students showcase their creative talents at 2018 exhibition

05.07.2018

Creative art 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 11-15 June 2018 at the College's Weald Campus....

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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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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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