Uxbridge student Lakjit honoured in Ultra’s Apprenticeship Awards

Hillingdon Times:

3:11pm Monday 27th October 2014

An Uxbridge College apprentice was honoured for his achievements with an Apprenticeship Award from his employer Ultra Electronics.

Uxbridge College’s own Half Marathon goes the distance for charity

Hillingdon Times:

11:04am Monday 20th October 2014

STUDENTS from Uxbridge College completed a half marathon for charity, navigating from the Park Road campus to Gerrards Cross and back raising sponsorship for Cancer Research UK.

Young inventor honours Uxbridge College students

Hillingdon Times:

10:44am Monday 22nd September 2014

Students from Uxbridge College were honoured for their achievements with awards presented by young inventor Ruth Amos.

Students celebrate GCSE results at Uxbridge College in 2014

Hillingdon Times:

1:12pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Students at Uxbridge College are celebrating their GCSE results this year.

Uxbridge College Students Celebrate in 2014

Hillingdon Times:

10:33am Friday 15th August 2014

Students at Uxbridge College have been celebrating their achievements in this year’s A levels.

Festival of fun and school reunion at Uxbridge College in Hayes nets charity cash

Hillingdon Times:

2:23pm Friday 18th July 2014

A school reunion and a community festival held at Uxbridge College in Hayes netted nearly £300 for Harlington Hospice.

Music student at Uxbridge College finds his voice through rap

Hillingdon Times:

10:33am Thursday 17th July 2014

A student has found confidence and a route to self-expression on his music course at Uxbridge College. Ruben Sewkumar says his stammer, which he has had for as long as he can remember, has sometimes made it hard for him to communicate – but rapping has helped him find his niche. He has written and recorded his own tracks and can perform without completely stammering, which is not possible for him when he speaks.

Demi’s award for inspiring her classmates at Uxbridge College

Hillingdon Times:

4:47pm Monday 14th July 2014

A childcare student who has inspired her classmates has been chosen to receive a Jack Petchey Award.

Michael Sobell Hospice’s cash boost thanks to Uxbridge College & Basepoint

Hillingdon Times:

12:38pm Monday 7th July 2014

STUDENTS who helped raise a total of £1,074 to support people with life-limiting illnesses presented the money to staff at Michael Sobell Hospice.

Invasion of creative talent at Uxbridge College

Hillingdon Times: Performing arts students at Uxbridge College in Hayes showcased skills in street dance, commercial dance, ballet, tap and Rock & Roll during the college's creative week.

3:03pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

The best of dance, music, fashion, animation, games design, graphic design, film and art at Uxbridge College was showcased during this year’s Creative Week, dubbed the ‘Invasion Exhibition’.

£30,000 science boost for Uxbridge College from Nexen

Hillingdon Times: Nexen's £30,000 donation for Uxbridge College supports activities including a visit by 'Sir Isaac Newton' (aka David Hall) during Science and Engineering Week

3:39pm Monday 19th May 2014

Science, Engineering, Maths and Technology (STEM) subjects at Uxbridge College will receive a £30,000 boost thanks to Nexen Petroleum UK Limited.

Fundraising success for catwalk show with Mayor of Hillingdon and Uxbridge College

Hillingdon Times: Danielle Watson from the Civic Centre was transformed into screen legend Audrey Hepburn by Uxbridge College student Charlotte Reynolds.

11:13am Monday 19th May 2014

Staff from Hillingdon Council and students from Uxbridge College got together to support a fundraising fashion show for the Mayor of Hillingdon Cllr Allan Kauffman.

Uxbridge College students show the Government how enterprising they are

Hillingdon Times: Vince Cable met students from Uxbridge College at an event which showcased national student business activity

4:42pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Uxbridge College students were one of three teams from Colleges from across England selected to showcase the successes of their enterprise societies at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to Government Ministers and Civil Servants. The visit was organised by the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE).

DCI catches Uxbridge College students at the scene of the crime…

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College students investigate a murder in the labs during Science & Engineering Week

2:22pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Uxbridge College’s science labs became the scene of a crime while Sir Isaac Newton gave lectures, students made bridges out of paper instead of writing on it, and women took centre stage as leaders in their professions. These and other activities marked National Science & Engineering Week at the College, in one of the most wide-ranging programs of events in the sector.

Launch success for Uxbridge College’s fledging ‘Frock & Roll’ business

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College students launched their fledgling 'Frock & Roll' vintage costume and styling business at the Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes

2:14pm Monday 10th March 2014

A vintage costume and styling company set up by eight Uxbridge College students got off to a dynamic start with a vibrant launch party.

Festival of culture brings Unity to Uxbridge College

Hillingdon Times: A Chinese dragon was among the attractions at Uxbridge College's Unity event

5:43pm Thursday 6th March 2014

A celebration of the diverse talent and many cultures at Uxbridge College included belly dancing, Indian head massage, African and Bangra drumming, Somalian and Bollywood dancing, a Chinese lion, and performances inspired by gender and nationality.

Right moves net £7,000 for Uxbridge College stylists

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College students have won grants of £7,000 to develop a company which styles its clients in vintage costumes, make-up and hair

5:41pm Thursday 20th February 2014

A group of Uxbridge College students awarded £7,000 in grants to set up a vintage styling company are getting ready for their charity gala launch night on March 4.

Entrepreneurs Max the Cash for hospice

Hillingdon Times: The Max the Cash 2014 fundraiser for Michael Sobell Hospice launches at Uxbridge College with the support of Basepoint and the Mayor and Mayoress of Hillingdon Cllr Allan and Mrs Lynne Kauffman

10:44am Thursday 13th February 2014

An Uxbridge College student fundraiser which last year raised more than £1,500 for Michael Sobell Hospice is being sponsored in 2014 by Basepoint business centres.

“It just felt like a normal thing to do” says Uxbridge College student who donated kidney to his mum.

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College's Jake Russell receives his Student of the Year Award from Apollo's Matt Ketley.

5:18pm Friday 10th January 2014

An Uxbridge College student and his mum are looking forward to a happy, healthy 2014 after he donated one of his kidneys to her.

Celebration of university-level achievements at Uxbridge College

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College graduates celebrate their university-level qualifications

10:52am Monday 18th November 2013

Uxbridge College students in mortar boards and gowns graced the stage as they collected their university-level awards at their formal graduation. The students celebrated their Higher National Certificates (HNCs) and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) at the ceremony at Brunel University on Wednesday November 6.

Uxbridge College opens new £6.2m development

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College opens its £6.2m development supported by LBH. Left-right: Cllr Douglas Mills, Laraine Smith, and the Mayor of Hillingdon Cllr Allan Kauffman

9:21am Wednesday 13th November 2013

Uxbridge College officially opened its new £6.2m development at a ceremony on Thursday November 7.

X Factor star honours Uxbridge College students

Hillingdon Times: X Factor star Ashley John-Baptiste with Uxbridge College student Alice Groves

9:24am Wednesday 25th September 2013

UXBRIDGE COLLEGE students were honoured for their achievements with awards presented by former X Factor star Ashley John-Baptiste.

X Factor star honours Uxbridge College students

Hillingdon Times: X Factor star Ashley John-Baptiste with Uxbridge College student Alice Groves

9:23am Wednesday 25th September 2013

UXBRIDGE COLLEGE students were honoured for their achievements with awards presented by former X Factor star Ashley John-Baptiste.

Best ever GCSE results for Uxbridge College in 2013

Hillingdon Times: Kelsey Deoliveira, Queenie Villarente and Wajiha Naeem (left to right) are coming back to college to study A levels following excellent GCSE results.

5:10pm Friday 23rd August 2013

Staff and students at Uxbridge College are celebrating their best ever year of GCSE results in 2013.

Uxbridge College Students Celebrate increased pass rate in 2013

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College's top A level performers in 2013: Harsha Gunasekara and Rianna Thompson

11:06am Friday 16th August 2013

Students and staff at Uxbridge College were celebrating an improved success rate in this year’s A level results, with passes at grades A*-E reaching 99% - up a point from the previous year.


Hillingdon Times: Max the Cash participants including back row (from fourth left) Sharon McCann (Uxbridge College) with winner Callum Ivey, Mayor of Hillingdon Allan Kauffman, Mayoress Lynne Kauffman, winner Amritpal Hayre, Neil Impiazzi (Segro) and Geraint Hughes (MSH)

9:47am Thursday 25th July 2013

The winners of a student business challenge organised by SEGRO and Uxbridge College were announced during a special event, with all proceeds raised by the challenge donated to Michael Sobell Hospice in Northwood.

Uxbridge College awarded Quality Mark

Hillingdon Times: Sarah Mottram, Uxbridge College's Designated Support Worker for Looked After Children and Care Leavers, with the welcome pack given to students who are in care or leaving care.

9:40am Thursday 18th July 2013

Uxbridge College has been recognised for the training, education and support it gives to young people in and leaving care.

Author comes back to College

Hillingdon Times: Former Uxbridge College student Alexia Casale, whose book The Bone Dragon has been published by Faber & Faber, came back to college to give a talk to students working on creative writing projects.

6:05pm Thursday 11th July 2013

A former Uxbridge College student whose book The Bone Dragon has been published by Faber and Faber came back to college to talk to a group of aspiring writers.

London College of Fashion places for Uxbridge College students

Hillingdon Times: Eye design top by Hannah O'Donoghue modelled on the catwalk. Hannah used an image of her own eye to create the screen printed fabric.

3:39pm Friday 5th July 2013

STUDENTS on their way to the London College of Fashion and other leading institutions showcased their work at Uxbridge College’s end of year catwalk show.

Disability charity makes a DASH for Uxbridge College’s employer scheme

Hillingdon Times: DASH awards: Uxbridge College apprentice Darryl Ascroft (22) (third left) receives an award from Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey along with Daniel Reed (24), Nimesh Pattali (18), Davinder Bhachu and Blake Smith (14).

9:04am Friday 21st June 2013

A CHARITY which supports disabled people to reach their potential has joined Uxbridge College’s Employer Champion scheme.

Uxbridge College and SEGRO join forces to Get Set for Summer

Hillingdon Times: The Mayor and Mayoress of Hillingdon joined Uxbridge College students and SEGRO for the Max the Cash event at Get Set for Summer

11:52am Thursday 13th June 2013

SEGRO has teamed up with Uxbridge College to help raise funds for a local charity, Michael Sobell Hospice, courtesy of a student challenge. The initiative, titled ‘Max the Cash’, is designed to encourage teams of students to develop a business idea from initial seed funding, and maximise the return on investment. SEGRO provided the initial funding.

A good day for Uxbridge College Children’s Centre

Hillingdon Times: Tajpreet Kaur, age two, pictured with mum Sarbjit is transformed into a rabbit at Uxbridge College Children's Centre.

4:19pm Monday 10th June 2013

Nearly 100 mums, children and even a grandmother or two joined celebrations at Uxbridge College Children’s Centre. The party on Tuesday (May 22), which included face-painting, games, a family zumba session and of course a celebration cake, was held to mark the result of the centre’s first Ofsted inspection in which it was graded ‘Good’. A total of 47 families attended.

Charity’s the business for Uxbridge College students

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College business students used their skills to raise money for charity

5:37pm Friday 31st May 2013

Around 120 business students organised and took part in a sponsored walk from Uxbridge College’s campus in Park Road, Uxbridge, to its site in Hayes.

Performers from Uxbridge College get intu dance

Hillingdon Times: Dancers from Uxbridge College put on a dynamic performance for shoppers in intu Uxbridge

8:45am Friday 17th May 2013

Dancers from Uxbridge College put on a dynamic performance for shoppers in intu Uxbridge (formerly The Chimes.)

Education Minister Michael Gove’s visit to Uxbridge College

Hillingdon Times: Education Secretary Michael Gove (right) and Skills Minister Matthew Hancock visited Uxbridge College as the Technical Baccalaureatte was launched

5:14pm Monday 22nd April 2013

Education Minister Michael Gove marked the announcement of the new Technical Baccalaureate measure with a visit to Uxbridge College. Mr Gove and his colleague Matthew Hancock, Skills Minister, met employers, students and staff to discuss the new measure as it was announced on Monday (22).

Broadcaster Johnny Ball makes maths and science funtastic at Uxbridge College

Hillingdon Times: Broadcaster Johnny Ball meets Uxbridge College students

1:32pm Monday 15th April 2013

Science and maths broadcaster Johnny Ball led the line up in a week of talks and events at Uxbridge College for National Science & Engineering Week.

Uxbridge College students build their way to success

Hillingdon Times: Building services students from Uxbridge College won a construction competition - working on a 20ft high rig to build the best solar-powered bathroom.

2:19pm Tuesday 2nd April 2013

A STUDENT team from Uxbridge College has won a construction competition - working on a 20ft high rig to build the best solar-powered bathroom.

Uxbridge College Students on the Road to Success with TfL Project

Hillingdon Times: Students at Uxbridge College took part in a special project with TfL

6:15pm Thursday 28th March 2013

Uxbridge College students were selected to take part in a special project sponsored by Transport for London (TfL) and Siemens and organised by Entrepeneurs in Action.

Uxbridge College Hayes – I’m gonna live forever….

Hillingdon Times: Students and staff from Uxbridge College Hayes hit the town centre in a flashmob promoting the Open Day at Hayes Campus on 20 March, 3.00 - 7.00pm.

5:17pm Friday 15th March 2013

UNWITTING shoppers were stopped in their tracks when a flashmob of students and staff from Uxbridge College Hayes descended on the town.

Uxbridge College student clears hurdles to athletic success

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College sports science student Stephanie Clitheroe hurdles her way to success.

2:44pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

A 17-year-old sports science student from Uxbridge College is celebrating an unexpected success in the England Athletics Age Group Indoor Championships

Cultural celebration brings Unity to Uxbridge College Students

Hillingdon Times: Cultural celebration brings Unity to Uxbridge College Students

5:39pm Tuesday 12th March 2013

STUDENTS and guest performers got together for a unique celebration of the many talents and cultures at Uxbridge College.

Business is Looking Good for Park Inn Hotel and Uxbridge College Students

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College hairdressing trainee Chopi Lawa shows Park Inn Front Office Receptionist Viktoria Angelova how to create a smart hair-up look.

4:24pm Thursday 28th February 2013

Students from Uxbridge College joined forces with staff from the Park Inn Hotel at Heathrow to share their expertise in creating a professional appearance.

Three new partners for Uxbridge College’s Employer Champion Scheme

Hillingdon Times: Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd are among businesses which recently joined Uxbridge College's Employer Champion scheme - they presented a plaque and equipment to the college.

5:11pm Thursday 21st February 2013

Uxbridge College has welcomed three new businesses to its Employer Champion scheme. Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd, Cox Costello & Horne chartered accountants and International Visual Ltd visual merchandising have joined the college to support its vocational and employment skills training.

Ex-pro players’ tips to young hopefuls at Uxbridge College

Hillingdon Times: Players from Uxbridge College Football Academy were presented with a signed QPR shirt by ex-profesional footballers Kevin Gallen and Tony McCool.

5:12pm Tuesday 5th February 2013

Ex-Professional Footballers Kevin Gallen and Tony McCool shared their expertise with young footballers at Uxbridge College.

Uxbridge College’s Georgia makes a splash

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College’s Georgia Ward, pictured with Principal Laraine Smith, is celebrating after winning three bronze medals with Team GB at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

12:51pm Monday 28th January 2013

Uxbridge College’s Georgia Ward is celebrating after winning three bronze medals in Sydney with Team GB in the Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

Uxbridge College students join forces with DJ Talent

Hillingdon Times: Britain's Got Talent stars DJ Talent and Stavros Flatley joined forces with Uxbridge College students to make a music video

4:03pm Friday 18th January 2013

Uxbridge College students have made a video with Britain’s Got Talent Stars DJ Talent and Stavros Flatley which attracted nearly 8,000 views on YouTube in three days.

Enterprise challenge at Uxbridge College makes charities the winners

Hillingdon Times: The winning team with the Mayor and Mayoress of Hillingdon, Councillor Michael and Mrs Rosemary Markham. The girls (l-r) are Siloshini Sivabalan, Shukria Mahamud and Erika Hernandez.

4:57pm Friday 4th January 2013

Enterprising Uxbridge College students have raised charity cash through a range of activities launched on an investment of just £10. Small businesses were set up as part of the Tenner Tycoon challenge selling items including international foods, decorated wooden cutlery, CDs of original music and hand-made jewellery. Another team set up a henna painting service.

College’s £6.5m building boost at Uxbridge campus

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College’s £6.5m building project launched with a traditional ‘ground breaking’ ceremony (l-r) Project Director Robert Drury; Vice Principal, Finance and Corporate Services Sara Djili; Craig Millar from contractors SDC, and Principal Larain

12:04pm Friday 21st December 2012

A traditional ‘ground breaking’ ceremony has been held at Uxbridge College to mark the start of a £6.5m build. The development at the Uxbridge campus will house engineering workshops and a larger refectory, and add two floors of classrooms and staffrooms for Health & Social Care training.

Uxbridge College students record their views on development of Hayes

Hillingdon Times: Uxbridge College music students Joe Streames, 18, Tom Nelhams, 18, and Niko Anderson, 16, share their ideas about what they would like to see in Hayes.

5:45pm Tuesday 18th December 2012

Young people from Uxbridge College shared their hopes for the regeneration of Hayes at a conference at the Old Vinyl Factory - the site of the former EMI factory in the town. ‘Our Hayes, Our Future’ gave the students based at the Uxbridge College Hayes Campus a chance to contribute to redevelopment plans for the area.

Uxbridge College music students riding high with national win

Hillingdon Times: The Ride: Left-right: Yukesh Gurung, Simba Nyamfukudza, Andrew Smart, Tianna Johnson and Simon Tajhya.

10:43am Friday 7th December 2012

A STUDENT band from Uxbridge College has won the silver medal in a national competition. The Ride – consisting of Andrew Smart, 17, Ukesh Gurung, 17, Simon Tajhya, 21, Tianna Johnson, 18, and Simba Nyamfukudzam 17 - came second in the popular music category of the WorldSkills UK competition with their blend of rock, rap and reggae. They were judged on their live performance at the national finals held at the Skills Show in Birmingham.

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