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Students undertake Marine Science research project with Dr Andrea Gaion

Students undertake Marine Science research project with Dr Andrea Gaion

Dr Andrea Gaion, Marine Science Lecturer, is currently working in collaboration with three students from the South Devon College University Centre on a specialised research project examining the accumulation of microplastics in herrings from the North Sea.

Herrings have been chosen because of their crucial role in the marine food chain: they feed on plankton (microscopic organisms drifting in the

Celebrating Success: Chloe and Jessica recognised at the IMI Awards 2016

Celebrating Success: Chloe and Jessica recognised at the IMI Awards 2016

Current apprentices in the motor retail sector gathered at the headquarters for the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) last week for the Outstanding Achievers Awards 2016. Two South Devon College students Chloe Barnett and Jessica Wallis were shortlisted for the ‘IMI Paint Technician Outstanding Achiever’ award.

The winners and finalists were selected from more than 100,000 learners within the

Devon Colleges Launch Partnership to Boost Skills and Economic Growth

Devon Colleges Launch Partnership to Boost Skills and Economic Growth

 Devon’s four principal further and higher education colleges are today (Thursday, October 20) formally launching a unique collaboration that will benefit learners and employers across the county.

 

City College Plymouth, Exeter College, Petroc and South Devon College are setting up the Devon Colleges Group, a partnership with a shared vision focussed on enhancing skills, raising aspirations

Level 3 BTEC Marine Technologies students begin hovercraft project

Level 3 BTEC Marine Technologies students begin hovercraft project

Students at South Devon College Marine Academy have embarked on an ambitious design and build project of a one man hovercraft. Learners on the Level 3 BTEC Marine Technologies programme have commenced design of the craft using 2D and 3D CAD software.

 

The different stages of the design and build are linked to their curriculum including Design, CAD, Fluid Dynamics and Mechanical Principles.

Business Academy students recruited by Clientbase Fulfilment Ltd

Business Academy students recruited by Clientbase Fulfilment Ltd

South Devon College Business Academy students, Jake Oliver, Robbie Shaile and Vicky Stevenson are celebrating securing employment with Clientbase Fulfilment Ltd.

Matt Prowse from Clientbase Fulfilment Limited said, “The standard of applicants amongst the South Devon College learners was very high, and we were able to make offers to almost everyone that we short-listed and interviewed.”

Bob Tapp,

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