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Emma Nolan: My thoughts on being a woman in STEM

Posted on 5 Aug 2020

My name is Emma Nolan and I’m a software engineering degree apprentice at Thales UK. I study a degree in digital and technology solutions (specialising in software engineering) at Manchester Metropolitan University. My apprenticeship is 4 years long and I am currently about to enter my third year of the programme. The following is an […]

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Apprentice Amy is a Cut (and Colour) Above the Rest (2 June)

Posted on 4 Aug 2020

APPRENTICE AMY IS A CUT (AND COLOUR) ABOVE THE REST Via Oldham Clollege: https://www.oldham.ac.uk/apprentice-amy-is-a-cut-and-colour-above-the-rest/ A SALON 7 Oldham apprentice successfully reached the regional finals of the Wella XPosure 2020 Student Hairdressing Competition – on top of finishing her studies and looking after her family. She may not have made the national finals, but talented Amy Carter […]

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Lockdown Can’t ‘Park’ Kim and Mark’s Apprentice Ambitions (10 June)

LOCKDOWN CAN’T ‘PARK’ KIM AND MARK’S APPRENTICE AMBITIONS Via Oldham College: https://www.oldham.ac.uk/lockdown-cant-park-kim-and-marks-apprentice-ambitions/ WHILE lockdown has seen a boom in people tending their gardens, this type of work has continued as normal for Oldham College’s Horticulture apprentices. Two of these are Kim Seddon and Mark Fitton, who are both Level 3 apprentices with Oldham Council. Due […]

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Apprentice Alice on the Social Care Frontline (11 June)

APPRENTICE ALICE ON THE SOCIAL CARE FRONTLINE Via Oldham College: https://www.oldham.ac.uk/apprentice-alice-on-the-social-care-frontline/ OLDHAM College is proud of all its apprentices who are working and learning through the pandemic – and some have even headed straight to the frontline.Alice Pendlebury, 22, (pictured, left) is an Adult Care Work Level 2 apprentice from Chadderton. She is working for […]

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Our Pass: 16-18 year olds survey

Posted on 9 Jul 2020

‘Our Pass’ provides 16-18 year olds with free bus travel in Greater Manchester 🚍🚌 Please help us to understand how this impacts you by completing a short survey. It doesn’t matter how you travel, whether you walk, cycle, take public transport or drive – all your views are important and will help shape the future […]

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