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Previous Newsletters

  • February 2019 - In this issue: 21 students receive Oxbridge offers, Chemistry students off to national finals to defend crown, Geography students travel to Canada, College celebrates 10 year-relationship with Rick Stein and Keiran wins regional debate. 
  • January 2019 - In this issue: The College tops the post-16 academic tables again, runner Floyd achieves fasted marathon time of the year, Rick Stein Academy students gain valuable experience and the College donates half a tonne of food to local food bank. 
  • December 2018 - In this issue: Truro College is top state-funded, non-selective provider of the IB Diploma nationally, Science and Language students head to Germany, Public Services students enjoy Fire and Rescue Insight Day and Foundation Studies students raise money for Little Harbour Children's Hospice South West.
  • November 2018 - In this issue: The College is shortlisted for FE College of the Year, a course is nominated for International Educator of the Year award, Law students are through to the national mock bar finals, Painting and Decorating student Thomas wins silver at UK Worldskills final and College sweeps gold and silver in Maths challenge. 
  • October 2018 - In this issue: College welcomes visitors to busiest open day to date, the Science department is first in Cornwall to be awarded with the Platinum Science Mark, University Courses students graduate at Truro Cathedral and the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards celebrate Cornwall's best employers and Apprentices. 
  • August 2018 - In this issue: A Level students celebrate a record year of achievement, Penwith student Hannah wins a place on the Sutton Trust programme and Truro College's Basketball Academy create links with the Plymouth Raiders. 
  • July 2018 - In this issue: Horseback archer Amy shares her story, our University Courses students are the most satisfied in Devon and Cornwall, IB student Alanna achieves a perfect score and Vocational students see amazing results.
  • June 2018 - In this issue: Chemistry students win a national competition, Access students graduate in style, Medics' Academy students receive outstanding offers, Foundation Studies Skilled for Life students graduate from the Headland Hotel.
  • May 2018 - In this issue: Students wow the public at the Baker's Dozen exhibition, Engineering student Fynn is offered a scholarship, Netballers enjoy a coaching session from gold medalists, and creative writing students see their work published. 
  • April 2018 - In this issue: Our sports stars win a silver for the South West at the AOC National Champs, IB student Jonathon is jetted off to Bavaria, Public Services student Yasmin is off to the Royal Wedding and Art & Design students prepare for the annual art exhibition on Lemon Quay.
  • March 2018 - In this issue: The Kernow Kind visits the College to run a workshop, our Languages students visit sunny Spain while our Outdoor Ed students visit Wales and other students see success at the linguistics olympiad.
  • February 2018 - In this issue: We begin the journey to become plastic free, one of our students is accepted to become a Norland Nanny, students try their hands at crafting mini houses and we look forward to our March Open Morning on Saturday 17 March.
  • January 2018 - In this issue: We celebrate a record-breaking number of students getting Oxbridge offers, we top the latest state-funded, post-16 academic tables, our eSports Academy launches and our Foundation Studies student show extraordinary generosity. 
  • December 2017 - In this issue: We are shortlisted for FE College of the Year, a dance showcase wows audiences, a student-turned-lecturer wins Rising Star award and the College is given its fourth Gold award for workplace health. 
  • November 2017 - In this issue: We take a look at the recent Apprenticeship Awards, our Open Event season enjoys a fantastic start, a lost Bengal cat turns up at the College and we see a variety of awards being won across the College.
  • October 2017 - In this issue: Keep an eye out for our new sport magazine, read all about our Higher Education graduation, former student and director of The Coastguard's Daughter catches up with us and we look forward to Truro College's Open Day.
  • September 2017 - In this issue: Top tips about our Health, Wellbeing and Sport facilities, Benji Matthews wows us with his performance on X Factor and students from across subjects continue to impress with their incredible achievements.
  • August 2017 - In this issue: Top tips from our Job Shop, Daisy Clark shares her experience at Truro College and A Level results and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Honduras fill our news.
  • July 2017 - In this issue: Top tips for surviving your results day, an amazing array of Apprenticeships in our Subject Spotlight and, of course, some of our top stories from July.
  • June 2017 - In this issue: Top tips on choosing the right campus and courses for you, we head to YouTube to find out how to conquer exam anxiety, and Outdoor Adventure is in our Subject Spotlight.
  • May 2017 - In this issue: Top tips from our student support team, YouTube brings us some helpful tips on how to study for exams, and Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies takes centre stage in our Subject Spotlight.
  • February 2017 - In this issue: Top tips for revision, upcoming open mornings and Music and Performing Arts falls under our Subject Spotlight.