Championing mental health in the workplace

April 4, 2019

Recent research from the mental health awareness charity, Mind, revealed that stress and other mental health problems are the second biggest cause of absence from work in the UK. For … Continued

Success for aspiring midwives – Access to HE

April 4, 2019

Eight adult students enrolled on Warrington & Vale Royal College’s Access to HE – Health Professionals course have received offers to study midwifery at a variety of universities including Edge … Continued

Student chefs bring home the Gold in the Welsh International Culinary Championships

April 4, 2019

Hospitality & Culinary Arts students from Warrington & Vale Royal College are celebrating after returning from the Welsh Culinary Championships with 22 medals, including the gold medal for the Inter-College … Continued

Ambitious apprentices pass new assistant accountant standard

March 27, 2019

Warrington & Vale Royal College is celebrating the achievements of two apprentices, George Dean and Liam Castle, for becoming the first of our students to pass the Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard. … Continued

Culinary Skills student secures job at Walton’s Heritage Café following work placement

March 22, 2019

Congratulations to Level 2 Culinary Skills student Corrina Taylor who has secured a part-time position at Walton Hall and Garden’s Heritage Café, following her work placement. The previous Cardinal Newman … Continued

#NAW2019 Madison Evans, Global Support Services

March 8, 2019

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! Join us in supporting and celebrating apprenticeships. Meet our Apprentice of the Day, Madison Evans. Business Administration Apprentice Madison Evans says being an apprentice at specialist canine … Continued

#NAW2019 George Warner, Heat Trace

March 7, 2019

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! Join us in supporting and celebrating apprenticeships. Meet our Apprentice of the Day, George Warner. Advanced Electrical Engineering Apprentice George Warner works as a Junior Project Manager … Continued

#NAW2019 Alyce Cross, Ted Todd

March 6, 2019

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! Join us in supporting and celebrating apprenticeships. Meet our Apprentice of the Day, Alyce Cross. Advanced Business Administration apprentice Alyce Cross works as a Purchasing Admin Assistant … Continued

#NAW2019 Sophie Bland, Bruche Primary School

March 5, 2019

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! Join us in supporting and celebrating apprenticeships. Meet our Apprentice of the Day, Sophie Bland. Childcare Apprentice Sophie Bland says the best thing about her apprenticeship at … Continued

#NAW2019 Jack Sherwood, Today Team

March 4, 2019

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! Join us in supporting and celebrating apprenticeships! Meet our Apprentice of the Day, Jack Sherwood. Business Administration Apprentice Jack Sherwood has been working at Today Team Courier … Continued

Buckley’s Restaurant retains Highly Commended AA College Rosette

March 1, 2019

Warrington & Vale Royal College’s Hospitality & Culinary Arts staff and students have cause to celebrate as their revered restaurant Buckley’s was awarded a prestigious AA College Rosette for the … Continued

IT apprentice Jake lands hi-tech job at Daresbury Laboratory

February 7, 2019

Warrington & Vale Royal College IT Services Apprentice, Jake Ellis, has secured a position working as a Network Engineer at Daresbury Laboratory in Warrington. Jake began his apprenticeship at Warrington … Continued

Snow – Wednesday 30th January 2019

January 30, 2019

All college campuses are open today. College bus services are running as normal, however the college has been notified that the Irlam bus has been delayed in traffic. Please take … Continued

Assignment, Employability & Higher Education Week

January 29, 2019

Week commencing 4th February 2019 will be Assignment, Employability & Higher Education Week at college. During this week students will be expected to follow their individual work plan which means they … Continued

Warrington and Halton hospitals partner up with Warrington & Vale Royal College

January 22, 2019

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS FT has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Warrington & Vale Royal College, signalling a commitment to ‘home grow’ the local NHS workforce of the … Continued

Redrow Homes make generous donation to college’s brickwork department

January 18, 2019

Thank you to Redrow Homes and their Project Manager Ashley Terron for their extremely generous donation of 56 packs of bricks to our brickwork department! Ashley, a former brickwork apprentice … Continued

Talented Graphics students showcase designs to LGBTQ+ Society

January 18, 2019

Winsford campus’ Level 3 Graphic Design students showcased their designs for a prejudice campaign. The students reflected upon the types of prejudice they themselves have experienced or witnessed. They created … Continued

Ex-student Rayner returns to college as Media Make-up Lecturer

January 15, 2019

Former Warrington & Vale Royal College student, Rayner Cunniffe, has been appointed as a Media Make-up Lecturer at the college’s Warrington campus. Rayner previously enrolled at the college as an … Continued

Former star student secures job at one of the UK’s best restaurants

January 11, 2019

Former Warrington & Vale Royal College Hospitality & Culinary Arts student, Russell Wood, has secured the coveted position of Commis Chef at Michelin-starred restaurant Moor Hall in Ormskirk. A Grade II-listed … Continued

Double Gold Award success for college in national reading scheme

December 12, 2018

Warrington & Vale Royal College and partners were delighted to receive the prestigious Double Gold Award for reading from The Reading Agency, recognising the college’s achievement in reading and literacy. … Continued

Dedicated students secure work placements at Warrington Hospital

December 12, 2018

Nine Level 3 Health & Social Care students from Warrington campus have secured esteemed work placements at Warrington Hospital. For two days per week, the students are required to undertake … Continued

‘Fun Cooking’ with Patisserie & Confectionary student Aini Amin

December 7, 2018

With over 43,000 Facebook followers and a Facebook group boasting over 19,000 members, Aini Amin’s blog Fun Cooking is a sweet success! Despite her obvious culinary talents, this September Aini … Continued

ACL Mindfulness Lecturer Felicia Woodhouse on finding her calling

December 7, 2018

Felicia Woodhouse was unemployed for a number of years on account of her depression, yet with the help of New Leaf and Warrington & Vale Royal College, she soon found … Continued