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Hatter’s Heritage Roadshow heads to Barnfield College

on March 12, 2020

Last week Barnfield College hosted the Family Roadshow organised by historical society, Hatters Heritage, who are bringing together Luton Town FC fans through vintage artwork and merchandise. The event was attended by more than 75 Lutonians, keen to share their iconic orange memorabilia. Craig Billington, a member of the work experience team at Barnfield College

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Jake HarveyHatter’s Heritage Roadshow heads to Barnfield College

Why Study an AAT Course?

on January 29, 2020

Our AAT courses could put you on the right path for a rich and rewarding career. AAT is a globally recognised qualification that puts you in the best position to progress onto a career in accountancy, bookkeeping or business. According to the 2019 AAT Salary Survey, students now start their career with an impressive average

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Jake HarveyWhy Study an AAT Course?

Students receive Travel and Aviation Workshop from TUI and LLA Employees

on January 20, 2020

Barnfield College Students got an exclusive insight into the travel and aviation sector by visitors from TUI and Luton Airport. Bappi Ali and Kirsty Stonnell from TUI Group presented an informative and proactive workshop to students on how they approach and deliver their apprenticeship schemes. Bappi, from TUI’s Careers department, said: “We wanted to show

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Jake HarveyStudents receive Travel and Aviation Workshop from TUI and LLA Employees

Barnfield College Beauty student secures work with Champneys Spa

on January 15, 2020

Level 2 Beauty Therapy student Isabella has been offered a part-time job at Champneys Spa in Henlow following a successful work placement. Isabella, who started studying at Barnfield College last September, is the first Level 2 student to secure a job offer with Champneys. Beauty Therapy tutor Rebecca explains: “This is a real achievement for

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Beth PearsonBarnfield College Beauty student secures work with Champneys Spa

Former student gains position at CAA (Creative Arts Agency)

on January 10, 2020

Congratulations to Harrison Jones, a former Barnfield College student who has been accepted for a position at CAA (Creative Arts Agency). CAA is a talent agency that has represented a whole host of well-known music artists, including the likes of Ariana Grande and Jason Derulo. Describing his time at Barnfield college as a “vital step”

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Kathryn SpencerFormer student gains position at CAA (Creative Arts Agency)

What is an HND?

on December 13, 2019

Why study an HND? An HND is the academic equivalent to the second year of a Bachelors degree. It takes two years of full-time study to complete and is designed to equip you with the skills relevant to your chosen career. HNDs are focused on ‘learning by doing’ to gain and develop hands-on skills ready

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Jake HarveyWhat is an HND?

UCAS Deadline: 15 January 2020

on December 10, 2019
The deadline for UCAS applications is 15 January 2020 at 6pm for courses starting in 2020 (and for deferred applications). Start thinking about what you can achieve next year and apply now. We can offer all of our students and applicants support with their decisions on Higher Education, to help we’ve pulled out all of the key information below.read more
Jake HarveyUCAS Deadline: 15 January 2020

Students create special effects in ‘amazing’ prop production masterclass

on December 4, 2019
London-based prop production company, Bentley Advanced Materials, visited Barnfield College yesterday to host a fantastic masterclass to a range of our students. Throughout the masterclass, Hair, Beauty, Media and Art and Design students were introduced to industry standard materials from Bentley Advance Materials, which is heavily involved in special effects used in Hollywood blockbusters. Studentsread more
Jake HarveyStudents create special effects in ‘amazing’ prop production masterclass

Student wins award in Farécla Bonnet Competition

on October 23, 2019

Body & Paint student Vlad Iliev has won the Best Media Entry in the Farécla Apprentice & Student Bonnet Painting Competition 2019. Vlad was commended for his work in planning and creating a video that documented the production of his bonnet artwork. He won a GoPro and Farécla polishing materials. On the search for the

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Jake HarveyStudent wins award in Farécla Bonnet Competition

Barnfield College Graduation 2019

on October 7, 2019

Barnfield College attended the annual West Herts College Group Graduation, celebrating the fantastic achievements of their Foundation degree, HND and CIPD students. This was the first year Barnfield students joined the graduation ceremony. Kaia Burrows, HND Music graduate said “Collaborating with Barnfield College to celebrate our achievements together was a lovely idea. I had such

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Jake HarveyBarnfield College Graduation 2019

A year of change at Barnfield College

on September 3, 2019

2019 marks Barnfield College’s 50th year of serving the people of Luton and the surrounding area. It’s a year that’s seen a lot of change and a fresh focus on the future. Following our merger with West Herts College in February 2019 we’ve invested heavily in modern kit and facilities across both our campuses. New

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Aaron CaisleyA year of change at Barnfield College