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Autumn is here and that can mean only one thing: we are one month in to our new academic year and things are going swimmingly! The start of term was once again kicked off with everything from team-building days to welcome new students to music concerts performed by our wonderful alumni.

A new year has also introduced our brand new 2020 FE prospectuses, which are sporting a great new look as well as new courses! You can pick up your copy at either campus during an Open Event or you can download one now from our website.

If you're interested in joining the College and sharing in its successes, then come along to our first Open Events of the year at Truro and Penwith Colleges on Saturday 2 November or Thursday 7 November respectively. It's the perfect opportunity to come and tour the campus, speak to staff and get a sneak peek as to what life as a student at Truro and Penwith College is like.


 
 

George gets hole in one with scholarship

As students across the country receive their university offers, one Cornish student and England U18 golfer was in for a surprise when an American university not only offered him a scholarship but offered it a year early.​

England call-up for College football captain

If captaining the College's first team wasn't enough, Josh has now been called upon to play for the England Schools team as well.

Students paired with international journalists

A group of students were given the chance to join an e-mentoring scheme lead by experts in the field, giving them a taste of journalism.

IB students take a chilly swim for charity

International Baccalaureate (IB) students from Truro College took the plunge into icy Cornish waters to raise money for a charity in eSwatini.​

International call up for St Agnes runner

Tony Wright has been selected for the England Masters 10k road running team after finishing first in the Vet50 category at a recent 10k.​
If you would like to find out more about studying Public Services at Truro College, pop over to the Lyhner building during the Open Evening on Thursday 2 May. Similarly, you can find out more about Apprenticeships at the Information Talk at 6.30pm in Mylor.



 
 

Personal & Professional Development

We’ll equip you with the confidence and the skill set that you need to succeed in an industry that suits you and provide you with work placements to gain valuable experience.

When you join us, you’ll be given your own job coach – a member of our employability team dedicated to helping you learn, develop and gain employment. We’ll look at your skills and qualities and find you a work-based learning placement in an area of your choice, while your job coach will support you with anything you need. You can try placements in multiple industries if you’re unsure which career path you’d like to follow, and each placement enhances your CV with valuable experience and employer references.

We're always keen to see what College life is like through your lens, use #trurocollege or #penwithcollege so we can find you.
Join the conversation and keep a 280 character handle on what's on at Truro & Penwith College - follow us on Twitter @truro-penwith.
Click on the links to get great advice and tips from around the internet!
1) Whether the arts, medicine or sports, if you've got an interest you would like to pursue our Academies will help you do so.
2) Whether you're interested in A Levels, University or a Part-time course, find out all you need to know at an Open Event.
3) With exams, coursework and life outside College all competing for your time, here are some tips to help you manage your days better.

Don't miss these important dates

 
Truro College Open Evening - Thursday 2 May, 5pm - 8pm, Truro College
Penwith College Open Evening - Thursday 9 May, 5pm and 8pm, Penwith College

Elevate Art Exhibition - Tuesday 21 May - Saturday 25 May
Tues to Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 3pm
Marquee on the Piazza, Lemon Quay, Truro

Art Summer School - Mon 29 July to Fri 2 August 10am - 3pm each day, Truro College


FREE Higher Level Skills taster sessions will introduce you to new, career-boosting, techniques and are offered in a range of subject areas from teaching to mental health; and from management to finance.

Visit our website for more details on any of these events

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