Beacon Awards

Staff from the Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education enjoyed an evening of celebration in recognition of their recent Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Award for Widening Participation in Learning, and the much converted Leading Light Award. The Institute was selected from the 12 AoC Beacon Award 2016/17 winning colleges across the country as…

Staff and students at the Grimsby Institute are celebrating after scooping the Leading Light Award at the national Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards.   The college was selected from the 12 AoC Beacon Award 2016/17 winning colleges across the country as the overall Leading Light winner by Baroness Sharp of Guildford, President of the…

Grimsby Institute level 3 hospitality learner, Dan Parkes, has returned triumphant from Salon Culinaire 2017, the UK’s largest and most prestigious chef competition held annually at Hotelympia London. Dan was awarded the Silver Award in the Amuse Bouche category, where he was individually judged on preparation, cleanliness and technical skills.   Dan has had a…

The Academy Grimsby are celebrating their first set of GCSE results. Named under The Grimsby Institute in today’s league tables, TAG showed an impressive 0.24 Progress 8 score, the new headline measure from the Government which measures progress across every student regardless of grades. 54% of The Academy Grimsby’s class of 2016 gained at least a C…

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education has received an Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Award for excellence in Widening Access to Higher Education, sponsored by Gateway Qualifications. Employers and community partners work with the college to ensure that the courses available through the college match the needs of the local area. After a review…

Congratulations to Grimsby Institute’s Careers Adviser, Jennifer Emmerson, who has won a national competition to be named the 4th Careers Champion Award Winner! Jenny said: “I’m still is absolute shock at winning this award, it is so amazing to be appreciated and supported by students, colleagues, learners, staff, family, friends, and people from the local area….

Staff, families and friends, joined over 400 students in celebrating at the University Centre Grimsby’s annual graduation ceremonies at Grimsby Town Hall and Grimsby Minster. The four ceremonies, which took place over two days, was a momentous occasion as for the first time the University Centre Grimsby was able to award their students their own foundation…

Lincolnshire Regional College Administrator, Janine Baker, recently completed her first-ever half marathon, raising £2610, which has now been donated to Myeloma UK.  Janine originally intended to raise money for her old school friend, Caroline Owusu, to help with her treatment after she was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in early 2013.  Janine explained: “Caroline was only…