31 March 2015
Hundreds of students got the chance to showcase their skills in front of industry leaders recently at Barking & Dagenham College’s annual skills celebration event, Inspiration 2015.
31 March 2015
Former Barking & Dagenham College student Emmanuel Nwamadi, 24, from Forest Gate, who completed a BTEC Diploma in Music at the College in 2012, has got through to the live finals on BBC’s The Voice UK.
26 March 2015
Paloma Faith’s warm-up man, Guardian columnist, social commentator and activist, Owen Jones, shared his views with students when he appeared as a studio guest this week on Barking & Dagenham College’s student-run live TV station, #TheChannel.
12 March 2015
Over forty Barking & Dagenham College students are busy making the final preparations for a spectacular puppetry production set to entertain hundreds of local pre-school and primary school children.
9 March 2015
A Barking & Dagenham College student has received the Outstanding Commitment to Study Award at the annual Keith Fletcher Awards ceremony. Jane Lacey, 42, from Romford received her prize from Nic Dakin MP, at a prestigious reception held at the Palace of Westminster this week (5th March). Over 25,000 other nominated students were vying for the top award, so Jane’s win is a great achievement.
25 February 2015
Barking & Dagenham College brickwork students and tutors took part in a research study with a team from Imperial College London recently, investigating how the body’s muscles, bones and joints respond to the movements made in physically challenging jobs.
19 February 2015
Two Barking & Dagenham College students have been working with the North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) to help design a new app which will save mental health doctors time when finding treatment and care guidance
18 February 2015
Barking and Dagenham residents have received special acknowledgement at the Real People, Real Stories awards ceremony.
16 February 2015
Photographs taken by a Barking & Dagenham College graduate won her the opportunity to attend a weekend workshop run by one of the largest and most well-known photo agencies in the world, Magnum.
11 February 2015
A new construction training academy – Building Lives – has just opened in the heart of Lewisham as a result of a strategic partnership between Barking & Dagenham College, Phoenix Community Housing, and Lewisham Council.
19 December 2014
World-class music photographer Kevin Westenberg visited BDC to give advice to our students on how to survive in the music industry.
19 December 2014
Students at Barking & Dagenham College got to show off their festive designs last week in a Christmas jumper themed fashion show and raised over £50 for charity.
19 December 2014
Barking & Dagenham College student Josh Bopu, 18, from Dagenham, has been presented with the Turn Around Award as part of the London Leadership and Peace Awards held last week at City Hall
18 December 2014
Barking & Dagenham College student Kusu Matondo, was one of just ten top young engineering students presented with the newly launched Sir William Siemens Certificate at the Museum of Science and industry in Manchester last week.
17 December 2014
Students from Barking & Dagenham College visited Parkview Care Home in Dagenham to put on a festive concert for residents
12 December 2014
Barking & Dagenham College had some very special VIPs attend its annual Christmas market yesterday – Santa and his reindeer!
12 December 2014
Barking & Dagenham College has been named as one of only four further education colleges and providers in London to have been awarded funding by the Equality and Diversity Good Practice Fund.
5 December 2014
Students at Barking & Dagenham College are busy making their Christmas sweaters in preparation for a unique fashion show as part of Christmas Jumper Day on 12th December.
2 December 2014
Over 180 Barking & Dagenham College graduates, watched by their proud friends, family, VIPs and members of staff, received their degrees on the weekend (Saturday 29 November) at the College’s Higher Education Awards & Graduation Ceremony.
25 November 2014
Graphic design students at Barking & Dagenham College were challenged to create a new brand identity for local construction company Advanced Building & Maintenance, who are based in Grays.
19 December 2013
Former Barking & Dagenham College performing arts student, turned Hollywood award-winning actor, Idris Elba, is playing the leading role in the new film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
18 December 2013
The whole College celebrated Christmas inviting people to come along and see all the products and surprises they’ve prepared for this special event.
16 December 2013
A group of students from Barking & Dagenham College are working with Polka Dot Pantomimes to help put on the classic pantomime 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at the Broadway Theatre.
14 December 2013
The Mayor of Barking and Dagenham The Worshipfulness Hardial Singh Rai chose Barking & Dagenham College as the venue for his Christmas Party on Saturday 14 December 2013. The Mayor and 200 VIP guests enjoyed a wonderful meal prepared and served by our trainee chefs and hospitality students.
12 December 2013
Students from Barking & Dagenham College visited Parkview Care Home in Dagenham recently to put on a festive concert for residents.
10 December 2013
Fix Auto Stevenage is the latest bodyshop within the Fix Auto franchised network to announce its commitment to the AutoRaise bodyshop apprenticeship offered by Barking & Dagenham College.
6 December 2013
Last Tuesday, Barking & Dagenham College students who wanted to start a career in banking, had the opportunity to participate in an industry talk with Metro Bank and also got to meet their recruitment team who assessed them in how to succeed in the application process.
5 December 2013
Barking & Dagenham College is working with the North East London Local Pharmaceutical Committee (NELLPC) to offer 100 new pharmacy technician apprenticeships, helping to provide new employment opportunities across North East London.
4 December 2013
Lucy Shuker, Paralympic Bronze medal winner and Toby Hewson, founder and CEO of the charity JustDifferent joined students at Barking & Dagenham College today as part of the College’s events to highlight International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
3 December 2013
AutoRaise, the multi-skilled vehicle collision repair apprenticeship programme launched by Barking & Dagenham College, is extending its geographical reach thanks to an agreement with S&B Automotive Academy in Bristol.
29 December 2012
Sandra Coats, 57, from Romford has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen's New Year Honours List in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Barking & Dagenham College where she works as a Catering Assistant. "Absolutely delighted, I am over the moon," said Sandra, "It is a great honour and I am very grateful to Barking & Dagenham College for nominating me. It is fantastic to know that my efforts have been recognised."
18 December 2012
A pair of young ladies who studied childcare at Barking and Dagenham College in the late 1990s are making business look like child's play.
17 December 2012
Entrepreneur and business investor Julie Meyer has brought her expertise to Barking & Dagenham College with a student master class and business breakfast seminar for local employers.
14 December 2012
This year, the Borough's Mayor, Councillor Anthony Ramsay and Mayoress Councillor Jeanne Alexander asked Barking & Dagenham College students to help decorate the float by building scale models of some of London's most iconic landmarks.
12 December 2012
Computing and ICT students from Barking & Dagenham College have been putting their computing skills to good use by helping out a charity.
10 December 2012
A group of Barking & Dagenham College students have become Santa's little helpers by creating a Grotto at the Broadway Theatre in Barking.
6 December 2012
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Barking & Dagenham College as the staff and students set up for the annual Christmas market at the Rush Green campus on Dagenham Road. The market, which is taking place from 3 -7pm on Tuesday 18th December, will be packed full of goodies and treats including home baked delights, beauty products and treatments, gifts, festive food, decorations, personalised Christmas cards and much, much more.
28 November 2012
A record number of students have graduated from Barking & Dagenham College's higher education (HE) courses at a glittering graduation ceremony.
27 November 2012
Students from Barking & Dagenham College headed to London's Excel to demonstrate their skills to school children from across London this week.
27 November 2012
Barking & Dagenham College students were out and about in Barking Town Square yesterday to help raise awareness of White Ribbon Day.
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