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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.


The Wurzels to play Bank Holiday gig at The Factory

The Wurzels to play Bank Holiday gig at The Factory

Scrumpy and Western legends The Wurzels are heading to The Factory on Saturday 27th May for a bank holiday weekend special with Thatchers Cider.


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.


Supported Learning students complete Jubilee Challenge

Supported Learning students complete Jubilee Challenge

Six supported learning students walked 11 miles on Dartmoor last week, as part of the JC3 Jubilee Challenge.


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.


Two HE Programme Managers recognised at teaching awards

Two HE Programme Managers recognised at teaching awards

Two members of Petroc’s HE team were honoured at last month’s Plymouth University SSTAR awards.


Upcoming Events

May
25th

Age of Stupid

Join us for an evening of film and discussion on climate change.

Jun
5th

Petroc Research & Scholarship Conference

A conference showcasing the research and scholarly activity of teaching and support staff and students across the college. A really stimulating day with a variety of debates, workshops and lectures.