Harlow College

Harlow student in first ever Baltic Illustration Symposium

By Leah Bloxham / 15th May 2018 / 0 Comments

A ROMANIAN Level Two Art and Design student at Harlow College is travelling to Estonia to take part in the first ever Baltic Illustration Symposium. Adina Frunza came to Britain from Romania in 2015 to pursue her artistic dreams and along with a group of other multilingual 16-24-year-olds, Adina will be travelling to Estonia this…

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Essex girls are strong women not dumb blondes

By Marina Gaiti / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

INSPIRATIONAL stories from Essex women are being collated to show how much their lives have changed over the last 100 years. Essex County Council’s (ECC) Cultural Development Team is gathering articles from women in the county for a new arts project called ‘Snapping the Stiletto’. Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund has funded this £95,445 project, which…

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Laura McAlpine’s hopes for Harlow

By George Docking / 4th April 2018 / 0 Comments

Prior to the local elections on May 3, I interviewed Harlow candidates from different parties. Labour candidate Laura McAlpine came to Harlow College to promote her parties policies and promises to the young people of the town.   Speaking to the Labour candidate, Journalism student George Docking asked about the changes Labour would make to…

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Supported Studies staff half-marathon for PACT

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

THREE members of the Supported Studies staff at Harlow College ran a half-marathon to raise money for Pact For Autism. Rebecca Jones, 25, a Supported Studies Tutor alongside Learning Coordinator, Selina Avery and Teaching Assistant Apprentice, Amelia Morgan took part in a ‘Run to Work’ day in order to raise money for Pact for Autism.…

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Harlow College principal discusses work/life balance on International Women’s Day

By Leah Bloxham / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

IN CELEBRATION of International Women’s Day, Principal of Harlow College, Karen Spencer, discusses juggling family life, work life and the pros of having a good education. Karen has worked at Harlow College for four and a half years, has seven-year-old twin boys and a husband who is a stay-at-home-dad. When Karen gets home after a…

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Harlow deputy-principal joins celebrations of International Women’s Day

By Chloe McKendrick / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

LOUISE Turner of Harlow College revealed the importance of International Women’s Day and her role as a feminist in a recent interview. She highlighted how far women had come within the past 100 years but acknowledged that the fight for gender equality continues. Deputy Principal Louise spoke of her interest in the education sector, stating,…

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

By Adam Spartley / 6th March 2018 / 2 Comments

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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Harlow couple raising money to open primary school in Cambodia

By Amy Huwes / 3rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

YOUNG couple Adam and Ramona are hoping to raise £15,000 by January 2019 in order to build an education centre in Cambodia. So far, the two have raised over 30% of their target, and are well on their way to making young children’s lives in Cambodia greater.   Adam, 26, and Ramona, 23, discovered their…

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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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