Cambridge Regional College

Student Union President and Level 3 Sports Studies student, Sophie Day from Cambridge Regional College invited Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, to attend the college for a forum with students and staff about the importance of fair funding for further education (FE).

Mr Zeichner, who recently referenced the region’s colleges during a parliamentary debate speech on FE funding, addressed a full room, fielding questions from both students and staff about the role of FE in local economies and college funding.  

Cambridge Regional College (CRC) has received high recognition for its work with Looked After Children, Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Care Leavers; having been acknowledged as a Beacon Commended College for its innovative and appropriate wraparound support programme.

The AoC Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK FE colleges. It is awarded by the Association of Colleges; the national representative body for further education, sixth form and specialist colleges. 

Christine Helme, Teaching and Learning Development Manager at Cambridge Regional College, is one of only a small number of teachers in the UK to have achieved Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) this year. 

Advanced Teacher Status is a widely respected accolade of advanced professionalism and mastery in further education and training. It is an advanced professional status that is conferred by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) through the Society for Education and Training (SET).

Cambridge Regional College (CRC), with campuses in Huntingdon and Cambridge, has been recognised by the Huntingdonshire Business Awards for its contribution to projects in the local community.

The College has been shortlisted in the ‘Projects Making a Difference in the Community’ category, a title which the College has won consecutively for at least the last five years.

Cambridge Regional College has developed a unique training programme, the first of its kind in the UK, designed to empower apprentices to become coaches and mentors to fellow apprentices.

Students from Cambridge Regional College were put through their paces recently at a former RAF and Army Barracks.

The end-of-year assessment for Public Service students studying at the college took place at Waterbeach, on the edge of the Fens in Cambridgeshire, and saw 183 students march over 6 miles to reach their destination, carrying equipment and supplies.

Students from Cambridge Regional College (CRC) competed at the AoC Sport National Championships in Nottingham last weekend, coming home with 2 bronze medals as they helped the Eastern region to finish in third place.

Isaac Rowlands and Oliver Rust took part in the golf tournament at the stunning Morley Hayes Golf Club in Derbyshire. The event, which kicked off the Championships on Friday morning and continued on Saturday, featured 36 male and 26 female competitors.