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Film & TV students help spread awareness for local Hedgehog Sanctuary

In December, Film and TV students at Oaklands College’s Welwyn Garden City Campus led on a project to raise the profile and spread awareness about the fantastic work carried out by local charity, the Hornbeam Wood Hedgehog Sanctuary.  Hornbeam Wood, which is located in Harpenden, takes delivery and rescue hundreds of hedgehogs from the local …

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Travel & Tourism students learn from Crisis Management expert!

For many students, the lure of travel and sun-soaked holiday destinations make a career within the travel industry an appealing one, but students at Oaklands College’s Welwyn Garden City Campus learnt about what to do when a dream holiday destination turns into disaster. This week, Travel & Tourism students welcomed retired Detective Sergeant Miles Manning …

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Athletics alumni excel at first open competition of the year

As Oaklands celebrates its 100th year anniversary, the success of its sports academies are still very much a focal point of the college’s achievements.  Oaklands Wolves Athletics alumni excelled at the first open competition of the year this weekend, as the academy travelled to Lee Valley Athletics Centre to hone their skills and set their …

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Oaklands unleashes creativity of students to combat climate change

Oaklands College students, inspired by global campaigns in response to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, have begun using their creativity to help the college set out its plans for a sustainable future.  Inspired by the passionate interests of its students, staff at Oaklands College set an internal competition for students to take part …

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Oaklands College students celebrate their graduation

“I want to emphasise the word celebration – Please clap, cheer, and don’t be afraid to express yourself, this evening is all about you” Such was the address from Principal Andrew Slade to guests at the annual Graduation Ceremony at Oaklands College this week. The celebrations, which were postponed last year due to the pandemic, …

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Full steam ahead as Oaklands students help to transform Smallford Station

A project which has been well over a year in the making came to life last week, as Art Fashion & Design students at Oaklands College celebrated the history of Smallford Station & Alban Way but creating some eye-catching artistic murals for display.  Oaklands students collaborated with the Smallford Station and Alban Way Heritage Society …

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