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OBE for SDC Vice Principal

OBE for SDC Vice Principal

PAT DENHAM, Vice Principal & Deputy CEO at South Devon College has been awarded the OBE for Services to Education in the Queen’s 2012 Jubilee Birthday Honours list.

Pat said, “I am delighted and extremely proud to accept this Honour, not just for myself but for all the committed, passionate and inspirational people it is my privilege to work with at South Devon College.”

Pat Denham has worked

SDC Ranks Third Best Nationally

SDC Ranks Third Best Nationally

South Devon College Ranks Third Best Nationally

SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE have been named the best general further education (FE) college in the South West and in the top three nationally for success rates, following the release of the National Success Rates Tables (NSRT).

An impressive 91.7% student success rate for all ages and levels for 2010/11 has led to the excellent position in the tables. It comes

Course inspires "new lease of life"

Course inspires

Amanda Marsden, owner and Company Director of Totnes-based Lifestyle Salon and Spa, will be the guest speaker at the next Managers Club on Wednesday 4 July at 5.30pm at South Devon College in Paignton.

The free Managers Club usually attracts over 40 people for networking before hearing a short presentation and Amanda will be talking about her business journey, including her ‘Marmite Moment’ – returning to le

Newton Abbot centre sneak preview

Newton Abbot centre sneak preview

South Devon College's new Bradley Lane training centre in Newton Abbot opened up its centre to the public recently for a sneak preview prior to opening.

The centre is a dedicated automotive engineering and motorcycle maintenance courses as well as sustainable construction provision including brickwork, painting and decorating, plastering and carpentry multi skills. Short courses, evening provision

SDC staff heading for LONDON 2012

SDC staff heading for LONDON 2012

A SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE double act is heading to London this summer to help run the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Dot Swann, Centre Head for Adult & Community Learning (ACL) in Torquay, and Lead Administrator Sandra Wills will be voluntarily working for the Olympics and Paralympics from August 5th. They have been given permission from the college to have a late start back next term and work