Archive for College News

Level 5 CMI Leadership Practice Workshop Wednesday 9th March

What are your leadership and management goals for 2016? Let Highlands College help you achieve them with a Level 5 CMI Leadership Practice workshop on Wednesday 9th March.

You will have the opportunity to learn:
1. Understand the links and differences between management and leadership
2. Understand leadership principles that support organisational values
3. Understand and apply leadership styles to achieve organisational objectives

All essential knowledge for leadership in 2016 and beyond. Please contact the Business Development Centre for more details bdc@highlands.ac.uk

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Student Helpers at Haute Vallee Year 9 Options Evening

Thank you to the group of Childcare and Health and Social Care students who helped their tutor Lorna Morgan at Haute Vallee’s Year 9 Options Evening last week.  It is a fantastic opportunity for prospective students to learn about the courses on offer at Highlands and college life from the students themselves.  Haute Vallee Options Evening

NEW English Language Courses Starting in February

Drop in to the Welcome Centre next to St Thomas’ Church to assess your level: Thursdays 1-3pm or Saturdays 2-4.30pm.
Is English your second language? Would you like to improve your English speaking or writing?  Then we have the course for you!
We offer classes for beginners, advanced classes and exam classes, we also offer speaking and writing workshops.
For more information call 608670 or email jodi.higginson@highlands.ac.uk  ESOL Logo

Governors’ Vacancies at Highlands College

The Board invites applications, with a view to joining the Governing Body of Highlands College, from persons willing to contribute towards guiding and inspiring Jersey’s only Further & Higher Education College.

This is an honorary position.

We are aiming to develop an inclusive Board representing Jersey’s diverse community. The Governor’s role is giving advice and guidance, bringing our broader skills, experience and background to the Board’s work.

Further information and an application form can be obtained from the Board Secretary, Cathie Wright Tel: 608503 or email Cathie.wright@highlands.ac.uk

Closing date: Friday 19th February

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16+ Application Form

The 16+ Joint Hautlieu and Highlands Application Form on the online portal has now closed.  However you can still make an application by filling out the attached forms.

If you have any questions please call our Student Life Team on 608654 or email studentlife@highlands.ac.uk

Post 16 Application Form 2016

Reference Sheet for Post 16 Application Form 2016

Application Form Notes

MasterChef judge Michel Roux Junior praises Highlands College students during visit

Michel Roux Junior was here in Jersey to judge a MasterChef-style competition with corporate clients of Standard Bank.  The event was held at the Academy Restaurant and our Culinary Arts students were involved in helping him demonstrate the dishes to competitors and also cooking and serving a post-competition three-course meal.

The students were a credit to themselves and the college so well done all involved!

Read the full Jersey Evening Post article here Michel Roux Jr JEP Article

 

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Careers Jersey Higher Education Fair at Highlands College

Thursday 10th March in the Concert Hall

This is a free event showcasing Higher Education routes in the UK and Jersey.  Come and learn all about the fantastic degree courses on offer at Highlands University College Jersey and many other UK Universities.

For more information contact Careers Jersey call 449440 or email careers@gov.je

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Students & staff from the Academy of Culinary Art at Highlands College in Kitchen Inferno

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The Academy of Culinary Arts students are once again delighted and privileged to be involved in this prestigious fund raising event supporting “Jersey Cheshire home”. This year the event will be taking place in the Hotel de France, and a mixture of level 1 and level 2 students will be assisting in various ways.

Oliver Toy and Emily Hutton will be assisting the Blue team throughout the day in the kitchens pushing hard for the win. On the red team Ben Millar and Emerson Colback will be doing their utmost in assisting the red team achieve success.

There will also be two students helping serve the fantastic menus to the diners, both William Hetherington and Katrina Phoenix will be working closely with the Hotel de France front of house team to ensure the service runs smoothly.

Zachery Hughes will be helping both Adrian Goldsborough and Dominic Farrell (chef lecturers at the Academy) to prepare and send the canapes prior to the main event to the 150 guests.

All learners have been tirelessly involved in the training for this event and it promises to be an amazing evening.

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Learning Support – Helping students to help themselves

Dear Parents!

Has your son or daughter expressed concerns about their College work? Are they re-sitting GCSEs in English or maths? Or are you concerned that they could just do with that little bit more support with their work, or organisation?

We offer drop-in support sessions for all our students, in English, maths and assignment work, several times a week. These are small study clinics, supervised by specialist teachers, in a comfortable and quiet learning space. Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and we encourage all learners to take advantage of this facility.

 

Current support times are as follows – all sessions take place in Turner 116:

Day Time Support Clinic Focus
Monday 9am – 10am

 

Progression Pathways students’ clinic
4pm – 5pm Maths
5.15pm-6.15pm Study Skills and Assignment Writing
Tuesday 8am – 9am

 

Study Skills and Assignment Writing

 

2.45pm-3.45pm Study Skills and Assignment Writing AND English Clinic

 

Wednesday 1.30pm-2.30pm

 

Maths

 

5.15pm-6.45pm ESOL Clinic (English Language)
Thursday 2.45pm-3.45pm

 

Maths
4pm – 5pm Study Skills and Assignment Writing AND English clinic

 

Friday 8am – 9am

 

Study Skills and Assignment Writing AND English Clinic

 

1.30pm-2.30pm

 

Study Skills and Assignment Writing AND English Clinic

 

For more information please email: ApplyLS@highlands.ac.uk

 

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Term Dates 2016 – 2017

Term Dates 2016-2017 (PDF)