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Tea with Santa

Due to popular demand the Eastleigh College Hospitality and Catering students and staff are again organising a fun-packed and entertaining ‘Tea with Santa’ for local children. Following on from the huge success of last year’s event, staff and students will be hosting three dates this year for children to take part in lots of festive,…

Students’ glamour and glow for make-up show!

Eastleigh College Hair and Beauty Students put their talents to the test this week hosting a themed Make-Up and Hair Show, and raising over a staggering £600 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust charity. Over 60 first year students took part in the colourful extravaganza competing against each other in categories including Special Occasion, Fantasy and…

Students and staff triumph at awards evening

Eastleigh College celebrated another successful year for students and staff with their 2012 Annual Awards ceremony this week. College staff, students, governors and business partners gathered together at the College’s main campus to celebrate the exceptional achievements of the staff and students. Among the many awards presented, several students received the prestigious Governors’ Awards; these…

Hair-Raising the Titanic!

Eastleigh College’s Level 3 Hairdressing students demonstrated their considerable talents with a Titanic-themed catwalk show and competition. Inspired by the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the students amazed the jam-packed audience with a range of looks from the era which included high bouffant up-do’s, feathers, hair pieces, exquisite ball gowns and…

Local kids take tea with Santa!

Eastleigh College catering students were in festive spirits as they spent the day transforming the College’s Red Carpet Restaurant to prepare ‘Tea with Santa’ for local children. The National Diploma in Hospitality Level 3 students, and the Catering department staff, organised a Christmas treat for a select group of around 40 children between the ages…

Squadies get their backs waxed for charity!

Eastleigh College students came up with the fund raising idea of a ‘Male Waxing Day’ to help raise money for Children in Need. Students and staff were successful in enticing many male participants which included college staff and their relatives, sports and construction students, and even support from the Army signing up for back waxes!…

Eastleigh Students meet cult film artist

Eastleigh College’s Visual & Creative Arts department was host to Britain’s pre-eminent film artist, Guy Sherwin, last week as he came to deliver a lecture and 16mm camera-less film workshop. The students, all from the Pre-Degree Foundation Diploma course, were fortunate to have the opportunity to spend the day with Guy learning about 16mm film…

Local students land airport role

Three Eastleigh College Travel and Tourism students were thrilled after landing themselves permanent jobs with leading global provider of aviation ground services, Servis Air. The students will be based at Southampton Airport undertaking the role of Passenger Service Agents, which includes dealing with the passenger check-in process. After successfully completing the rigorous interview process, the…

Eastleigh students clelebrate success

  Eastleigh College celebrated another successful year for students and staff with their 2011 Annual Awards ceremony last week. College staff, governors and business partners gathered together at the College’s main campus to celebrate the exceptional achievements of the staff and students.   Among the many awards presented, several students were awarded the prestigious Governors’…

Ex Travel student has a flying start!

Layla Ploughman of Flybe

Ex-Eastleigh College student, Layla Ploughman, has ensured her successful completion of the Travel and Tourism courses at the College has worked to her advantage, by landing herself a job with top airline, Flybe. After successfully passing the Level 2 and Level 3 Diplomas in Travel and Tourism at the College in 2009, Layla went on…

Pupils take part in Scrapheap Challenge

Eastleigh College apprentices and over 50 year 9 pupils from Quilley School took part in an exciting Scrapheap Challenge event held at Eastleigh College last week. Pupils were set the challenge of designing, planning and constructing a fully functioning product that will facilitate the transportation of an egg across a minimum distance of five meters.…