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  • New figures show ex-Bilborough College students achieve higher classes of degrees on average

    New figures show that on average ex-Bilborough College students achieve higher classes of degrees than their counterparts from state, independent schools and other sixth form colleges across the UK.

    A total of 84.93 per cent of students from Bilborough College achieved a first or upper second class honours degree at university in the 2015/16 academic year.

    This compares to 76.12 per cent from sixth form colleges, 73.62 per cent from state schools and 79.52 per cent from independent schools across the country.

    The figures have been released by the Sixth Form Colleges Association for the 2015/16 academic year using information supplied by its 90 members and data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

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  • Bilborough Buzz Magazine Issue 4

    Welcome to the Bilborough Buzz – Issue 4 of the new look college magazine that brings together stories at Bilborough from students and staff.

    Plenty of news in this latest issue including Marcellus Baz’s visit, Bilborough Performance Group, Foreign Language Exchanges to Berlin and Cáceres, LGBTQ, New York Trip, This Bilborough Girl Can, Shobana Jeyasingh and much much more……

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  • Bilborough College students sign up to boot camp with This Girl Can campaign

    This term we have teamed up with This Girl Can and Cancer Research’s Pretty Muddy to run a female only boot camp.

    This Girl Can

    Over 30 female students have signed up and are regularly attending our #ThisBilboroughGirlCan Boot camp. The 6-week fitness course is designed to improve the student’s fitness and strength via fun and exciting activity. The training all comes to a head as the students enter into the Pretty Muddy 5k obstacle course on Sunday 14th May.

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  • Bilborough College qualifies for AoC Sport National Championships

    12 Bilborough College students have qualified to represent Bilborough College and the region at the AoC Sport National Championships 2017, which take place next month in Nottingham.

    The students from Bilborough College fought off stiff competition from colleges across East Midlands to which qualifies them for the national finals taking place at the University of Nottingham and surrounding facilities over the weekend of 21-23 April.

    The AoC Sport National Championships will see the team competing against athletes from colleges across England and Wales. As well as individual glory, teams will be aiming to accumulate points for their region and win the prestigious Wilkinson Sword trophy.

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  • Brexit views aired by Bilborough College students as part of regional campaign

    Students at Bilborough College aired their views on Brexit as part of a regional campaign to ensure that young people’s voices are heard as part of the negotiations.

    Nonsuch Theatre Company, based in Nottingham, visited the college to hear what students had to say about Brexit during a series of workshops as part of the Undivided campaign.

    Following the discussions, students’ views will be digitally submitted and will contribute to a list of top 10 demands from young people which will then be presented to Parliament.

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  • Bilborough College students organise fashion show to raise money for Conservation trip

    Two Bilborough College students have organised a fashion show to raise funds for a trip to help conserve marine and wildlife in Sri Lanka.

    Janet Tokitsu, 16, and George Hattersley, 17, will be cleaning rivers, planting trees and working at a turtle hatchery during the three week stay at the end of July, which is being organised by company Travelteer.

    Both students need to raise around £1,600 each to pay for their travel costs and are busy arranging a fashion show at The Vale Social Club in Colwick later this month.

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  • Hundreds of Bilborough College students sign up to save a life

    Hundreds of Bilborough College students signed up to potentially save a life during a donor drive session held by a national blood cancer charity.

    Anthony Nolan’s Register & Be a Lifesaver sessions have been running at Bilborough College for six years and during that time 865 students have joined the register – including 124 at a recent session.

    Amy Rogers
    Amy Rogers

    Over the six years there have been three donors from Bilborough College, the most recent being Amy Rogers, 18, of Sherwood. Amy donated her bone marrow in October 2016 after signing up to the register following an R&Be talk at Bilborough College in 2014. She was also the 50th donor from the R&Be programme.

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  • The Monstrum

    Bilborough College is presenting ‘The Monstrum’ on 29 & 30 March at 7:30pm in the Theatre.

    In a cold village on the edge of nowhere, a disease has The Monstrum Posterbroken out, infecting the young and transforming them into monstrous creatures. The villagers fearfully watch their children for symptoms of the disease, whilst the Mayor has adopted tough measures for dealing with those who are infected. When Bolek, the local scholar, makes a breakthrough in finding a cure, few are prepared for the gruesome nature of the treatment. But with his own daughter showing signs of infection, there is no choice than to stop this terrible disease dead in its tracks. A gothic melodrama about the terrifying onset of adolescence.

    Tickets can be purchased on Wisepay, or by emailing tracy.thompson@bilborough.ac.uk

    Additionally, the show will be on at Derby Theatre on the 24 April at 6pm.




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