Hairdressing students celebrate Barcelona experience

Hairdressing students celebrate Barcelona experience

Students on Level 3 Hairdressing courses were presented with certificates this week after taking part an Erasmus+ funded trip to Spain.


Empowering Enterprise launched to help NEETs across Devon

Empowering Enterprise launched to help NEETs across Devon

Petroc officially launched the Empowering Enterprise project at our Mid Devon Campus on Monday signalling the start of a programme that will help some of Devon’s hardest to reach youngsters to re-engage with employment, education or training.


Hair and Beauty students celebrated at End of Year ball

Hair and Beauty students celebrated at End of Year ball

Around 150 hair and beauty students celebrated their successes at the End of Year ball this week, with 20 special awards handed out.


Guests 'WOW'-ed by arts students' graduate show

Guests 'WOW'-ed by arts students' graduate show

Local artists and members of the public were ‘WOW’-ed this week by Foundation Degree students’ Works of Wonder (WOW) Graduate Degree Show.


Petroc School of Arts and Innovation launched

Petroc School of Arts and Innovation launched

The Petroc School of Arts and Innovation was launched this week, in a celebration of creativity at the Goodwin Gallery.


Former student runs eight marathons in eight weeks in memory of father

Former student runs eight marathons in eight weeks in memory of father

An ex-pupil is running eight marathons in eight weeks in eight different countries, in a challenge which has been described as an “emotional rollercoaster” by his Petroc lecturer mother.


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.