Harlow College

Stansted Airport College to open in September

By Charlotte Langham / 12th June 2018 / 0 Comments

STANSTED Airport College (STAC), in partner with Harlow College, is on target to open in September after the completion of major construction work. The college will feature a large atrium that is currently being built and a top floor restaurant called Skylight. Anthracite cladding has been put on the outside of the building. Paul Woods,…

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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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Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate: ‘I’m just a regular woman who will have your back’

By Kloe Hackett / 9th May 2018 / 1 Comment

LABOUR’S parliamentary candidate has made claims that Robert Halfon MP’s voting history in parliament suggests that he is against the people he represents in Harlow. Upon visiting Harlow College recently, to speak to students before the general elections took place on May 3rd, Laura McAlpine came across as being passionate for her hometown, and as…

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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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Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

By Amy Huwes / 29th April 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Conservative Councillor Joel Charles believes that the national voting age should be lowered by two years. Mr Charles visited Harlow College in April to speak to Journalism & Media students about lowering the political voting age from 18 to 16. Joel is currently the councillor for Old Harlow, and among many councillors from other…

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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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Harlow College’s Mad Hatter tea party raises money for homelessness charity

By Ceile Brown / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

A MAD Hatter tea party took over Harlow College’s Reception last week, in aid of a local homeless charity. Art and design students from Harlow College were given the brief of creating a Mad Hatter tea party and a cake sale over the duration of Friday (April 16), which would be raising money for the…

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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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Disabled student defeats stereotyping

By Kloe Hackett / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

 A HARLOW college student has spoken about the struggles he faces as a wheelchair user. Level two media student Tom Speller, 18, of Harlow, suffers from Cerebral Palsy and Hydrocephalus, which affects his mobility. He often feels underestimated and stereotyped because of his disabilities but he remains determined, and will soon be starting a supported…

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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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