Harlow College

The Comedy Sketchbook – A chuckling good night

By Amy Huwes / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

DRAMA students gave an amusing performance in the Glassbox Theatre at Harlow College last Tuesday, 13th March. The show, Comedy Sketchbook, focused on the stimulus “The Discovery”. The students performed several different sketches to the public, which they had written themselves. The students had been practising their group sketches from January, and going by the…

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Mad Hatter Tea Party brings Harlow College alive with cake

By Leah Bloxham / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College Art and Design students ran a cake sale to raise money for charity, Streets2Homes. The Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter inspired tea party took place in Harlow College reception on Friday 16 March and was organised by tutors Stacey Gardner and Julie Barton. The Level 2 Art and Design students baked cakes, selling…

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Harlow MP is an ‘Apprentice-aholic’

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow, told students at Harlow College that there should be more options to do apprenticeships in varied subjects. Extolling the virtues of apprenticeships, he said: ‘I’m an Apprentice-aholic as they provide great opportunities-you get paid, you can do different levels of qualifications. I wish I had the opportunity to work in…

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The homeless man with a PHD living in his car has died

By Adam Spartley / 6th March 2018 / 1 Comment

A HOMELESS Harlow man, who for a long time lived in his car in Church Langley, has died. It is understood that Hamid Farahi died in a motel during the freak cold weather this week. He was 55 years old. Hamed had become a well known figure to many customers of Tesco’s in Church Langley,…

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College students dance their way to success

By Amy Huwes / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

COLLEGE dance students competed against each other to find the best choreographers. Thirty dancers took part in an annual choreographer competition at the Glass Box theatre. The competition consisted of the dancers dividing into groups and working against a five-week time constraint for their chance to win a performance at the “Spring Blast” event at…

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Harlow design students create unique graphics for ‘gig-theatre’ event

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College design students have produced their own unique graphics for a pop up venue in the Harvey Centre. As part of a special anti-valentines event by Pecho Mana, run by Harlow Playhouse, Mitch Hanrahan, Daniel Herbert and Josh Holmden took a spin on all three of their design ideas to create a visually striking…

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College student wins design award

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 23rd February 2018 / 1 Comment

NICK Richards, a 20-year-old graphic design student at Harlow College, has just accomplished an extraordinary achievement by having his mural chosen to transform Prentice Place in Harlow. Nick said. ‘It was unexpected to be chosen. I feel really proud because I grew up in Harlow, so it’s nice to know something I have done will…

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College students bring a little nature to Princess Alexandra Hospital

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College photography students have helped create a nature-themed environment in a ward at nearby Princess Alexandra Hospital, by donating examples of their work. Wildlife and nature photographs were presented to the Frailty Ward, part of the John Snow Unit at the hospital, after they were shortlisted in a competition held at the College. The…

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College students shortlisted for Royal Opera House Design Challenge

By Charlotte Langham / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College, Level 3 Art & Design students Trixia Magosara, Scarlett Bourne and Fleur Pritchard have been shortlisted for the chance to create a prestigious design piece for the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London. The national Royal Opera House Design Challenge encourages students to test and develop their design skills based on an…

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Is the casual dress code more ‘suited’ for the work place?

By Chloe McKendrick / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ACCORDING to a recent survey, suits are out and chinos are in for the work place – it seems that Harlow College is no exception. Researchers for Travelodge surveyed 2,000 workers and discovered they are more likely to dress in jeans or chinos with a long-sleeved shirt and jacket rather than a suit. It emerged…

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