Students audition as ITV show The Voice comes to The Factory

Students audition as ITV show The Voice comes to The Factory

The Factory opened its door to local singers this week (May 22), when auditions for popular talent show The Voice came to Barnstaple.


Travel and Tourism students share experiences of 'wonderful' Petroc Go Sweden trip

Travel and Tourism students share experiences of 'wonderful' Petroc Go Sweden trip

Travel and Tourism students, who visited Sweden on the Erasmus+-sponsored Petroc Go trip, shared what they had learnt at a presentation evening this week.


Fitness students play Korfball and wheelchair basketball on Petroc Go Holland trip

Fitness students play Korfball and wheelchair basketball on Petroc Go Holland trip

Fitness and Personal Training students spent two weeks in the Netherlands on a Erasmus+-sponsored Petroc Go trip – and presented their experiences to families, governors and staff.


Future Technologies Centre hosts engineers of the future in regional school challenge

Future Technologies Centre hosts engineers of the future in regional school challenge

The Future Technologies Centre at Petroc’s Mid Devon campus was a hive of activity this week, when local primary school children competed in the Jaguar Primary School Challenge regional final.


Prince's Trust group celebrate completing course

Prince's Trust group celebrate completing course

The latest Prince’s Trust group from Petroc’s Mid Devon campus celebrated their achievements at a presentation event – where Tiverton councillor Steve Flaws awarded certificates to the participants.


Petroc alumus searches for earliest evidence of life on earth

Petroc alumus searches for earliest evidence of life on earth

A Petroc alumnus has attracted attention from international press after he worked in a team of scientists to find the earliest evidence of life on Earth.


Student finishes London Marathon – after just two training runs

Student finishes London Marathon – after just two training runs

Extended Diploma in Sport student Ben Mandeville ran the London Marathon last month – despite only having time for two training runs beforehand.


Volleyball teams celebrate national success

Volleyball teams celebrate national success

Petroc’s girls volleyball team are celebrating the ‘double-double’, after winning the AoC National Championships and the Knockout Cup for two years in a row – with the boys team also making the final three in both competitions.


Personal Training student to teach and play rugby in Canada

Personal Training student to teach and play rugby in Canada

A former Personal Training student has been offered an exciting opportunity to teach and play rugby in Canada.


Furniture Making apprentice wins prestigious industry award

Furniture Making apprentice wins prestigious industry award

A former Furniture Making Advanced Apprentice from Petroc has won a prestigious Medal of Excellence Award – the only one of its kind in the world this year.