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PALL wins “Apprenticeship Team of The Year”

PALL wins “Apprenticeship Team of The Year”

22nd February 2024
Apprentices from Pall Corporation have been announced as this year’s winners for The Cornwall College Group’s (TCCG) Apprenticeship Games, sponsored by Cornwall Opportunities. Now in its seventh year and coinciding with the National Apprenticeship Week, the Games bring together apprentice teams from various businesses for competitive events, testing their mental, physical and creative skills. Read More
For the love of Maths

For the love of Maths

14th February 2024
Love it or hate it, mathematics is an integral part of our day-to-day lives. Whether it’s managing finances, mastering time or making measurements – basic maths knowledge is indispensable. To highlight the significance of numeracy skills, Tom Smith, project outreach officer for Multiply at The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), recently took the stage on CHAOS TV to discuss, deb Read More
PM visits Cornwall College during National Apprenticeship Week

PM visits Cornwall College during National Apprenticeship Week

9th February 2024
Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, paid a special visit to Cornwall College Camborne on Thursday (Feb 8th) in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week. Accompanied by John Evans, principal and chief executive of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), the PM explored the thriving hub of innovation in vocational training. During his visit, Mr Sunak spoke to motor vehicle, engineering and electric vehicle Read More
TCCG welcomes the new Director of Business Development and Partnerships

TCCG welcomes the new Director of Business Development and Partnerships

5th February 2024
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) has announced Tony Marshall as the new Director of Business Development and Partnerships, in addition to his current role as Managing Director of Concorde Recruitment. Tony will lead a team of business experts in establishing successful commercial partnerships with employers and organisations in Cornwall, Devon and beyond. Their focus is on driving business-to-bus Read More
Return of the College’s Apprenticeship Games

Return of the College’s Apprenticeship Games

30th January 2024
The much-anticipated annual Apprenticeship Games, hosted by The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), are set to kick off this February as part of the National Apprenticeship Week. Now in its seventh consecutive year, the nationally recognised competition will see some of the best employers and businesses in the region competing alongside their apprentices, to take home the iconic torch trophy. On Wedn Read More
Celebrating Diversity at TCCG

Celebrating Diversity at TCCG

26th January 2024
Students and staff at The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) recently immersed themselves in a vibrant and action-packed week, marking a celebration of diversity as part of the college’s “Empower” programme. The week provided a unique opportunity for both students and staff to engage in meaningful conversations, broaden their perspectives and collaboratively contribute to building an inclusiv Read More
Principal Establishes Legacy of Educational Excellence

Principal Establishes Legacy of Educational Excellence

24th January 2024
John Evans concludes his highly successful tenure as Principal and Chief Executive of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) this summer, leaving behind a legacy of transformative initiatives and academic achievements. Under his dynamic leadership, TCCG has re-established itself as a leading educational institution, characterised by unprecedented growth and positive change across the Group. Patrick New Read More
College pathways for home educated students  

College pathways for home educated students  

23rd January 2024
A series of informative new virtual events, designed for home schooled students, will shed light on the range of educational opportunities available through The Cornwall College Group (TCCG).   The two online events, taking place on the evening of March 13th and then again on May 9th, will give both students and parents the opportunity to learn more about the exciting Elective Home Education pro Read More
Celebrating Apprenticeship Excellence

Celebrating Apprenticeship Excellence

23rd January 2024
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) set out to create something truly special when it launched The Apprenticeship Games, a unique initiative highlighting the skills, enthusiasm and drive of apprentices. Launched in 2017, the Games have grown significantly in size and scope, becoming a sought-after event for regional businesses and organisations involved with apprenticeships. Hosted annually on diffe Read More
High-tech soil science lab secures £574k Good Growth investment

High-tech soil science lab secures £574k Good Growth investment

19th January 2024
A new high-tech laboratory to help farmers, growers and horticulturalists in Cornwall manage their land and soils more sustainably and productively is being established at the Eden Project. The Centre for Excellence in Land-Based Research and Knowledge Transfer is a Cornwall College Group led bid in collaboration with the Eden Project. It is being made possible by a £574,820 investment from the C Read More
College shines as finalist in national apprenticeship competition

College shines as finalist in national apprenticeship competition

15th December 2023
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) has been selected as a national finalist in the prestigious FE Week & AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2024.    The Group has been recognised for its commitment and dedication to excellence in apprenticeship delivery and is in this year’s “Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care Apprenticeship Provider of the Year” category. The nomination reflects th Read More
Graduates celebrate success at Truro Cathedral

Graduates celebrate success at Truro Cathedral

11th November 2023
Proud friends and family members gathered at Truro Cathedral to celebrate graduates from university-level courses at The Cornwall College Group (TCCG). The impressive setting played host to two ceremonies that captured the pride and excitement of local and national students who chose to study in Cornwall and Devon. Nearly 250 graduates, from institutions under the TCCG umbrella, including Eden Pro Read More
Blog: Top Tips for Results Week

Blog: Top Tips for Results Week

17th August 2023
GCSE results day is just around the corner, and we know it can be a nerve-wracking time for both students and parents. But we’re here to help, so below we’ve gathered some top tips and advice to help you navigate results day with ease. Whether you’re anxiously waiting for your results or feeling confident about your performance, we hope our insights will be helpful in ensuring you have a Read More
Concorde Group welcomes new Managing Director

Concorde Group welcomes new Managing Director

14th August 2023
The newly appointed managing director of Concorde Group, Tony Marshall, plans to accelerate the recruitment service forward, and support jobseekers and employers in the South West. The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is thrilled to welcome Tony onboard the College’s esteemed recruitment company, and embrace the wealth of expertise to his new role. John Evans, principal and CE of TCCG, stated: “W Read More
Dynamic maritime event WOWS industry leaders

Dynamic maritime event WOWS industry leaders

9th August 2023
Dozens of maritime and marine professionals gathered in Falmouth for an engaging and interactive networking event, led by Falmouth Marine School (FMS). The innovative showcase event brought together around 30 participants from local industry, government, schools and higher education providers. Through captivating talks, live demonstrations and virtual reality exploration, the event provided a plat Read More
International best-selling author wows staff at college wellbeing event

International best-selling author wows staff at college wellbeing event

12th July 2023
Renowned motivational speaker Jim Lawless took centre stage as the special keynote speaker at this year’s highly anticipated college group development day. The event, held at Duchy College Stoke Climsland, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), aimed to empower teachers and support staff to unleash their “inner tiger” and pass on these invaluable skills to learners across the entire Read More
Students Shine at College Awards

Students Shine at College Awards

4th July 2023
A prestigious awards ceremony took place at St Mellion resort, as The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), hosted its highly anticipated Shining Star awards, to honour and recognise outstanding student accomplishments. The event, attended by students, their families, and employer representatives, proved to be a night filled with joy, inspiration, and a touch of celebrity glamour. We were delighted to ha Read More
Revving up excitement at Greenpower

Revving up excitement at Greenpower

28th June 2023
An annual event dedicated to celebrating STEM learning, took place at Predannack Airfield near Mullion, leaving participants and spectators electrified with excitement. Greenpower, which brought together dozens of schools and hundreds of enthusiastic pupils, was a resounding success, showcasing the talent and innovation of young minds in the field of electric car racing. “As the main sponsors of Read More
Royal Cornwall Show success with award-winning stands

Royal Cornwall Show success with award-winning stands

11th June 2023
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is thrilled to be named “Best Large Non-Agricultural Trade Stand” at this year’s Royal Cornwall Show. The group’s outstanding achievements during the exhilarating action-packed three-day event, further solidify its determination to excelling, and its unwavering commitment to growth. A standout moment from the event was TCCG’s recogni Read More
College answers demand with expanded counselling training offer

College answers demand with expanded counselling training offer

5th June 2023
The increasing demand for high-quality counselling training in the region has seen The Cornwall Counselling Institute (CCI) extend its teaching locations to Newquay and Falmouth, as well as launching a brand new FdSc Counselling Psychology with Criminology in Camborne. The pressures caused by the pandemic and the cost-of-living crisis has increased demand for therapy and in turn, a need for profes Read More
The South West’s top performing college for apprenticeships

The South West’s top performing college for apprenticeships

28th April 2023
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) has been named as the top-performing college for apprenticeships in the South West. That’s according to the latest apprenticeship achievement rates, for colleges that provide apprenticeships, released by the Government for the year 2021/22. TCCG has outperformed its competitors in the region, showcasing its commitment to providing high-quality apprenticeship pro Read More
Maritime Discovery Day sets course for a sustainable future

Maritime Discovery Day sets course for a sustainable future

30th March 2023
More than a hundred attendees from a range of maritime businesses and education sectors took part in an immersive development day, to address the challenges faced by the industry, and impact of climate change. The success of the “Building Innovative and Sustainable Maritime Futures” conference led by Falmouth Marine School (FMS), part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), was a pivotal moment Read More
Simon Reeve at Cornwall College Camborne for BBC documentary

Simon Reeve at Cornwall College Camborne for BBC documentary

29th March 2023
The acclaimed British television presenter and travel writer, Simon Reeve, was back in Cornwall, for BBC Two’s latest documentary about life in the county.   Whilst filming in the county, Simon Reeve visited Cornwall College Camborne, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), to document some aspects of further education and the role it plays locally.   The documentary, which is set to air Read More
‘Returnerships’ offer new route into work for over 50s

‘Returnerships’ offer new route into work for over 50s

15th March 2023
As the job market becomes increasingly competitive across the Southwest, getting back into work can be a daunting prospect for people aged over 50. However, a new type of apprenticeship for the more experienced individual, a Returnership, was announced on March 15th as part of the Government’s Spring budget. By refining existing skills programmes to make them more accessible to workers aged 50 p Read More

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