Aspiring business managers from South Thames College are celebrating after gaining top results on their HNC Level 4 Business Management course.
The class of 15 students all gained distinctions, the highest grade possible, in the unit Working With and Leading People.
To celebrate Adults Learners’ Week (14 – 20 June), we're holding free drop-in sessions to any of our daytime, evening and weekend short courses throughout the month of June so that local residents can take the first step to a new start.
Learning new skills can give people the confidence to succeed. And that’s certainly true of local businesswoman, Penny MacFarlane, owner of contemporary art gallery Oil & Water in Old York Road. Penny started the Introduction to Marketing course at the College’s Wandsworth Campus to help her prepare for the gallery’s opening and hasn’t looked back since.
A student entrepreneur from South Thames College is set to take the business world by storm after winning a national enterprise competition.
18-year-old Level 3 business student, Julieta Ose Ahmedze, won £1,000 after giving a three minute pitch on her oxygen cocktail business idea, OxyOse, at the 2014 Student Enterprise Conference in Sheffield. And now the student has investors and banks vying to offer her the £30,000 investment to grow her business.
Three enterprising business students from the Wandsworth Campus of South Thames College beat nineteen teams from across the borough to secure 2nd place in the Wandsworth Dragons’ Den competition.
Alexandra Munteanu, 18, Florence Nuamah, 17, and Aimal Nashat, 19, as AFA, pitched their product to the panel of expert judges at the Civic Centre in Wandsworth. The judges were impressed with their idea of a light that clips inside your bag, especially as they had made their own prototype. Despite their confident presentation, the team narrowly missed out on the top spot to Graveney School.
South Thames College is hosting a number of sessions during Wandsworth Enterprise Week (3-8 February) to help budding entrepreneurs get their business ideas off the ground.
Organised by Wandsworth Borough Council's Economic Development Office, the inaugural six-day event aims to foster enterprise in the borough, with a different theme in a different location each day.
South Thames College is launching new courses to increase its presence in the business and professional courses market. It capitalises on the many people who are looking to boost their prospects at work.
Run at the Wandsworth Campus, the university-level courses start this February and are available in areas like marketing, entrepreneurship, leadership, and teacher education.
Two teams of entrepreneurs from South Thames College are celebrating after securing places in the final of the Wandsworth's version of Dragons' Den.
Run by the Mayor of Wandsworth, the competition is open to young people in the borough aged 16 –19. Six schools and colleges entered and from a total of 20, eight teams of finalists have won the opportunity to pitch their products to the panel of 'dragons', which will include boutique mother and baby brand JoJo Maman Bebe and inventor of the first online ATM, Sir Richard Heygate.
Two students from South Thames College (Brendan Kiernan,18 and Charlie Girdler, 17) have been selected to play for the England Colleges squad through their involvement with AFC Wimbledon Football Club. The club is in the third year of running a Senior Academy at the College's Merton campus. Its aim is to develop outstanding football players whilst giving them the opportunity to study for a BTEC qualification.
It has been a long journey for the young men who competed in trials against 240 other young hopefuls back in October in the hope of securing a place in the England College's squad. They beat stiff competition to make the final 20 and will have the chance to travel to Italy in May to play in a tournament against players from all over Europe.