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Real-life Dragon’s Den as Burnley College students pitch to entrepreneur trio

8th November 2022
Burnley College Students have been wowing three international business entrepreneurs at a Dragon’s Den style event which could see some of them receive real-life investment. The trio, including the pioneer behind the Modern Milkman delivery service, Paul White, and an international serial tech entrepreneur, saw presentations from more than a dozen groups of Students. Ideas included everything from artificial intelligence-based online medical diagnosis to... readmore »

burnley.social will Welcome Students to Burnley (In Style) this Friday.

12th September 2022
This week (12th September - 16th September) hundreds of students flock to Burnley - and it's two universities - to start the new academic year. We've always celebrated the growing student population... readmore »

Record-breaking results for Burnley College Sixth Form Centre

18th August 2022
The Class of 2022 at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre are celebrating a record-breaking number of A* and A grade results in formal exams, empowering them to progress to top UK universities.... readmore »

Budweiser partners with Burnley College to offer Lancashire-Based Apprenticeships

5th August 2022
Lancashire learners are getting the opportunity to start their engineering careers with the largest brewer in the world – as Themis at Burnley College signs an exclusive apprenticeship deal with Budweiser Brewing... readmore »

Burnley College students to gain work experience at Burnley Business Awards

23rd June 2022
The Burnley Business Awards are just around the corner and students from Burnley College form part of the team who is making the event happen. Held at Towneley Hall on Thursday 30th... readmore »

Ambitious Burnley College apprentice welder heading to China to test his metal against the rest of the work

6th June 2022
A young welder who goes to Burnley College is delighted to be selected to represent Great Britain at the ‘Olympics of engineering’, the WorldSkills Competition. Kieran McShane, a third-year apprentice with Themis... readmore »

Talented Burnley College bands to play at Over The Hill concert at The Grand

26th May 2022
Talented Music students at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre will be taking to the stage at the Over The Hill concert featuring top local bands at The Grand, one of Clitheroe’s top... readmore »

Sandygate Mill welcomes UCLan students

13th April 2022
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has renovated and opened Sandygate Mill in Burnley as part of the next stage of its exciting plans to expand its offerings in the town. The... readmore »

Burnley’s university town ambitions take another major step forward

22nd March 2022
The University Central Lancashire (UCLan) will be expanding into the vacent Newtown Mill on Queen's Lancashire Way to further their ambitious expansion plans. Burnley Council, who have acquired the mill, and UCLan,... readmore »

#NAW2022 Root Fifty-Two hires new Digital Marketing Apprentice

9th February 2022
This week is National Apprenticeship Week and burnley.social have plenty of stories that prove why Burnley the ideal location for apprenticeships. With an increase in demand for their social media management services,... readmore »