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News Archive 2016

The Future of Access to HE Events

The Future of Access to HE Events

We would like to invite you to attend one of two upcoming Access to Higher Education events that we are running in Leeds and Manchester in the New Year.

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Celebrating Learner Success at Hartlepool College

Celebrating Learner Success at Hartlepool College

Hartlepool College’s Celebration of Achievement Awards saw students scoop accolades for their outstanding work throughout 2015/16.

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The North East’s first admissions fair for mature students exceeds expectations

The North East’s first admissions fair for mature students exceeds expectations

The North East’s first Higher Education admissions fair held exclusively for adults and mature students studying the Quality Assurance Agency Access to Higher Education Diploma attracted over 300 delegates seeking a new career.

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Your Views, Your News

Your Views, Your News

One Awards e-newsletter is circulated to all our recognised centres, we welcome your comments or ideas about what you would like to be included.

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HE Admissions Fair for Access to HE Students

HE Admissions Fair for Access to HE Students

Following the success of the Admissions Fairs facilitated by QAA in London, we are delighted to provide details of our forthcoming HE Admissions Fair for Access to HE students which will take place at the Centre for Life in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne on Wednesday 16th November, from 11.00am - 7.30pm.

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You said We did

You said We did

We held a consultation event in June 2016, which many of you attended and kindly contributed your thoughts and ideas at the various workshops.

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Great North Run success for One Awards

Great North Run success for One Awards

One Awards staff members Patrick Mallon and Bridget Randall successfully completed the recent Great North Run.

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Introducing our new Customer Charter and service standards

Introducing our new Customer Charter and service standards

Here at One Awards, we’re proud of our reputation for delivering outstanding customer service. But we don’t want to get complacent, so we’re always striving to improve our service to you. As part of this, we’ve introduced a new Customer Service Charter, which tells you exactly what we’ll do, and when we’ll do it by .

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One Awards joins UK's elite 11 percent

One Awards joins UK's elite 11 percent

We are thrilled to announce that One Awards has become one of the first businesses in the region to achieve Investors in People Silver with a new version of the Standard.

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New Scheme to Boost Basic Skills in Teesside

New Scheme to Boost Basic Skills in Teesside

Redcar & Cleveland College has launched a new scheme to help people without qualifications prepare for study in higher education or the world of work.

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Celebrating the rising stars of the future at a Teesside College

Celebrating the rising stars of the future at a Teesside College

Top achievers from a Teesside college have been recognised in an annual awards ceremony celebrating the rising stars of the future.

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Middlesbrough College Student Awards 2016

Middlesbrough College Student Awards 2016

Student Achievements were celebrated at Middlesbrough College Student Awards held on 15th June 2016

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Vacancies: Access to HE Diploma Moderators

Vacancies: Access to HE Diploma Moderators

We are currently looking to appoint suitably qualified individuals to the role of Diploma Moderator to join our existing team working across Recognised Centres in Yorkshire and the North East and North West of England.

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Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills

Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills

One Awards’ Annual General Meeting and consultation event was held at Middlesbrough College’s state of the art STEM Centre on Friday 10th June 2016.

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Redcar Students Offer Vital Aid to St John Ambulance

Redcar Students Offer Vital Aid to St John Ambulance

HEALTH students from a Redcar and Cleveland College have offered a lifeline to a St John Ambulance unit by pledging their volunteering services.

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How did we do in May? Registration Service Standards

How did we do in May? Registration Service Standards

In May 2016, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and 1 day for certification.

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One Awards maintains Low Risk Rating with QAA

One Awards maintains Low Risk Rating with QAA

One Awards is delighted to announce that we have received written confirmation from The Quality Assurance Agency, (QAA), regulator for Access to HE Diplomas, that our risk level has been maintained at Low for the third successive year. This is the highest rating possible and provides external recognition of the continued high standards One Awards achieves.

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Access To HE Student Becomes Access To HE Lecturer

Access To HE Student Becomes Access To HE Lecturer

After a change in career following the Access to Higher Education course, Elizabeth Shipley, 54 is now the Course Leader in Health at Stockton Riverside College, guiding the new Access to Health students into their chosen careers.

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Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills Event

Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills Event

We would like to invite you to attend our Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills Event and AGM to be held at Middlesbrough College STEM Centre, Dock Road, Middlesbrough, TS2 1AD on Friday June 10th 2016 from 9.30am.

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QAA Access to HE annual quality development network event – 19 May 2016

QAA Access to HE annual quality development network event – 19 May 2016

QAA Access to HE annual quality development network event – 19 May 2016 Assessing, analysing and assuring the Access to HE Diploma

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Celebrating 20 Years as an Access Validating Agency

Celebrating 20 Years as an Access Validating Agency

One Awards recently celebrated 20 years as an Access Validating Agency at a magnificent event held at The Sage, Gateshead on 11th March.

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Welcome to Hartlepool Sixth Form College

Welcome to Hartlepool Sixth Form College

We are delighted to welcome Hartlepool Sixth Form College as a new Access to HE Provider with One Awards.

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Access to HE Diploma joins the UCAS Tariff system

Access to HE Diploma joins the UCAS Tariff system

From September 2016 the Access to HE Diploma becomes part of the newly revised UCAS Tariff points. These points will be used for applications submitted for the 2017 admissions cycle onwards.

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Welcome to our New Trustees

Welcome to our New Trustees

We would like to welcome Ann Burrell, Gary Cumiskey and Chris White who have recently joined our Board of Trustees. Our Board of Trustees is responsible for the mission and strategic direction of One Awards and works closely with the management team and staff to ensure the delivery of our charitable aims.

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Access to HE Learners - Where are you now?

Access to HE Learners - Where are you now?

​Did you study on an Access to HE course before you applied for your degree? Was your Access to HE Certificate awarded by TROCN or OCN North East Region, now known as One Awards? If so One Awards would like to hear from you.

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