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Michail Antonio proves to be role model for Tooting & Mitcham academy players

Oct 23, 2020

Two of our academy players from Tooting & Mitcham were recently featured on Sky Sports talking about their role models in the football industry. At a time where the Black Lives Matter has been highlighted in the media, this video shows how black footballers are now proving to be role models to a range of…

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Tutor of the Year 2020

Jul 20, 2020

Throughout this academic year, at VLUK, we have had to change the usual way of teaching and supporting our learners. Throughout this time, all of our tutors have been exceptional in the way they have been able to adapt their teaching to ensure our students have been able to continue with their studies and ultimately…

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HE Student of the Year 2020

Jul 17, 2020

All of our students have been amazing during this difficult academic year. VLUK are exceptionally proud of how our tutors and our learners have worked together in a positive way to ensure all learners could fulfil their educational goals. One learner in particular has been identified as our ‘HE Student of the Year’ – Connor…

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FE Student of the Year 2020

Jul 16, 2020

VLUK are exceptionally proud of how all of our students have performed during this difficult year.  With the support of our amazing tutors our learners have all been able to continue to work towards their aspirations. One learner in particular has been identified as our ‘FE Student of the Year’ – Dylan Martin who is…

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Time To Reflect

Jul 6, 2020

It’s been 15 weeks since the UK was plunged into lockdown and everyone’s world was changed in an instant. At VLUK, we had already put plans in place as to how we would work with our education sites and partners to continue to provide the best education to all our 1,500 students. Now over 3…

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VLUK, once again, accredited to the Matrix Standard

Jun 25, 2020

Virtual Learning UK, approved government education provider, has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high quality education they provide to students 16+.   Virtual Learning UK (VLUK) was founded 10 years ago by two former senior teachers who believed in the importance of further and higher education study options for young people. From there…

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Lockdown Living – Stagedoor Learning Account

Jun 24, 2020

Jenny Cameron at VLUK’s partner, Stagedoor Learning, gives her account of what lockdown life meant for her and our students. We went fully online on Monday 23rd March, so there was no gap for our students – they just went directly from face to face on Friday 20th to zoom on Monday 23rd. During lockdown,…

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Lockdown Life

Jun 22, 2020

23rd March 2020 was possibly the strangest day our generation has ever seen. It saw the introduction of lockdown life in the UK. One day everyone was going about their normal daily business and the next they were instructed to stay at home for the foreseeable future. For VLUK learners this lockdown meant that their…

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New deal with Dorking Wanderers

Jun 4, 2020

VLUK and Dorking Wanderers have today announced an extension to the education partnership until 2023. The Dorking Wanderers Football Academy (DWFA) only began in 2017 and now has over 80 students for the beginning of the 2020/21 academic year. The students initially study for two years on a Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sports…

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Tooting & Mitcham react to ‘virtual learning’

Jun 4, 2020

Tutor, Kelly reflects on the past few weeks of virtual learning with her students at Tooting & Mitcham On Monday 23rd March as I set up my laptop for my first ever Zoom lesson with the First Year group at Tooting & Mitcham, I felt a sense of pure panic. ‘How will the boys deal…

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