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Army partnership for VLUK

Dec 16, 2021

Recently VLUK were approached by the army engagement team to discuss potential reciprocal opportunities to benefit our learners. Barry and Lee, army enrichment officers, approached Neil Ouldridge, Head of Learner Experience, to come up with ideas of how we could work together to promote the army as well as enriching our learner’s education. On Wednesday…

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Continued success at Joe Gallagher campus

Dec 7, 2021

Learners at our Joe Gallagher boxing campus have recently been involved in a number of Box Cup and National Championship competitions and have been very successful. A Box Cup is where all the boxers will compete within their weight division over a 3 day period, usually a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The MTK Box Cup…

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VLUK Awards of the term

Nov 29, 2021

This academic year VLUK have introduced termly awards in order to recognise those individuals who go above and beyond in their working day to ensure all our learners are able to achieve their own objectives. There are 4 awards available including: Campus of the term, Tutor of the term, Support staff of the term and…

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Back to the theatre

Nov 19, 2021

Students at VLUK Stagedoor Cheltenham campus have been used to performing three or four times each academic year in the intimate Irving Studio at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham. As well as an annual large production, the studio shows have made up the bulk of assessments, as well as giving students plenty of opportunities to…

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VLUK achieves top grades in Ofsted report

Nov 1, 2021

Virtual Learning UK has today announced it has achieved the top grades of ‘significant progress’ in all three themes of the Ofsted New Provider framework. This is the first time a new 16-19 provider has ever achieved the top grade in all three themes. The report has been published by Ofsted today (5th November 2021),…

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Film making at Stagedoor Cheltenham

Oct 21, 2021

Second year learners at VLUK’s Stagedoor Cheltenham Campus had a day of filming this week, with film maker Neil Smith from SOS Film in Cheltenham. The students are rehearsing two plays which will be on in the Irving Studio at the Everyman Theatre, in November, and, with Neil, have planned and created two short films – one…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival

Oct 11, 2021

The nationally acclaimed Cheltenham Literature Festival returned to Cheltenham this weekend, after being cancelled last year. The annual event attracts a huge range of authors and celebrities; this year’s programme includes comedians, actors, politicians and sports personalities, as well as renowned authors of fiction and non-fiction. If you visit, you could expect to see anyone…

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Cheltenham students in the community

Sep 21, 2021

Some of the second year students at the VLUK Stagedoor Cheltenham Campus were involved in a high profile local event last weekend. The Pittville Pump Room, which is a grand Regency building in Cheltenham, launched a new Heritage Trail telling the story of the Pump Room and Cheltenham Spa. The event included the launch of…

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Results Day

Jul 21, 2021

INFORMATION FOR OUR LEARNERS: GCSE and BTEC results Learners can email or to request that their results are emailed to them on: GCSE results day – Thursday 12th August BTEC results day – Tuesday 10th August For any other queries please email

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VLUK Awards 2021

Jul 8, 2021

Yesterday, VLUK hosted their inaugural ‘End of Year Awards’ in Oxford. Tutors from all VLUK sites attended for an end of academic year overview, along with the presentation of awards. The following awards were received by: VLUK award for Excellence in Professional Practice – Jenny Cameron & Kate Turner VLUK award for Professional Development &…

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