To celebrate National Writing Day on 21 June, the LRC are holding a writing competition. To enter, write a short story using the theme "A Memorable Day", either fact or fiction, with a maximum of 600 words. Entries can be hand written or typed and must be submitted to the LRC by the end of the college day on Monday 3 July.
If you are doing a BTEC course, please could you take a few minutes to complete the short end of year survey here.
How is your Geography?
The LRC are holding a quiz to see how many landmarks from around the world can be identified. If you want to be in with a chance of winning an Amazon voucher, please go to the LRC, located between rooms G73 and G76, before the end of the college day on 3 July to enter.
Are you doing exams?
Need any stationery?
The Learning Resource Centre, located between rooms G73 and G76, has a reasonably priced stationery shop, selling items including compasses for 50p, protractors for 20p. pencils for 15p, revision cards of various sizes and more.
Kane Lewis, a BTEC Art Foundation student, won third place in the South-East round of the prestigious ARTiculation competition. Kane gave a confident presentation about ‘Darth Vader Metal’ and Geek Art, in front of a large audience. He was up against highly accomplished speakers from schools and other colleges.
Video Games Development student competes in L.A.
Video Games Development student, Jack Parker, and five of his online teammates, spent an all-expenses-paid weekend in Los Angeles, after qualifying for the final round of a video games tournament, with a prize pot of $300,000. Jack and his co-players, ranked the second highest score in the world, in the video game, H1Z1, making them one of 15 teams, selected to compete in the international gaming competition, Fight for the Crown. The tournament is being televised by American CW Channel on 20 April and the players are contracted to keep the results secret before it is aired.
Please could you take a few moments to complete this short survey about the current physical activities that you do, as well as the activities you would like to do in the future.
Have you tried eBooks?
The LRC are now able to offer eBooks here! All you need to do is download the ePlatform app, then login using your college username and password. If you have any problems, please speak to Adele or Claire in the LRC.
If you are looking at your options for after college, then check out the latest Careers Bulletin here. There is information on university open events, student finance, job opportunities and more. If you are considering a gap year before furthering your studies or seeking employment, helpful guidance is also included.
Fancy getting your hair done?
How about a facial or other beauty treatments?
Our very own Opus Salon offers quality hair and beauty treatments at a great price. Find out more here.