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VLUK accredited as Living Wage Employer

Dec 6, 2018

VLUK are exceptionally proud to announce that we have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer! VLUK’s Living Wage commitment will see everyone who works for them receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.75 in the UK or £10.20 in London. Both rates are significantly higher than the government minimum for over 25s, which currently…

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Another VLUK success story

Nov 20, 2018

VLUK are always very proud of our devoted and conscientious students and Max Parry is no exception. Max worked very hard to complete the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and achieved D*D*D. Following the completion of his Level 3, Max then progressed onto the Higher National Diploma in Sport and achieved an overall…

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Stagedoor Learning committing to students

Nov 19, 2018

VLUK education partner, Stagedoor Learning, commit their time and efforts to ensure their students are offered amazing opportunities. Having developed a close working relationship with the Everyman Theatre, Jenny Cameron (director and course leader) ensures her students are given various opportunities to work alongside some great professionals in the performing arts and not only in…

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Eastleigh students huge opportunity

Oct 11, 2018

VLUK students are getting the chance to train within the 1st team goalkeeping session on a regular basis at Eastleigh Academy. Ross Flitney, first team goalkeeping coach at Eastleigh Football Club, has been taking VLUK goalkeeping students for an hour session twice a week, giving them the opportunity to play with the first teem. Those…

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CaptureMast announced as new VLUK partner

Sep 5, 2018

Virtual Learning UK (VLUK) as part of the Virtual Active Group are delighted to announce CaptureMast as its ‘official sports filming partner’ for the forthcoming season and academic year. This will see VLUK and CaptureMast collaborate to benefit either party within the Sport and Education market place. In addition all VLUK partner Clubs, Colleges, Academies…

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Outstanding students

Jun 25, 2018

VLUK continually assess their students on academic and sporting performance and those who achieve outstanding progress are entered into a prize draw. Here are our 3 latest winners: 1st prize of £50 goes to Joseph S at AFC Sudbury 2nd prize of £30 goes to Jack T at Bury FC 3rd prize of £20 goes…

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VLUK Cup Final 2018

Jun 15, 2018

This years VLUK Cup Final saw The Lee Hendrie Academy take on Forest Sports Education, with Forest clinching the win. The Cup Final was a good display of sportsmanship and attitude by both sides and a great occasion as always. The VLUK Cup is open to all partners competing in the National Scholarship Development, VLUK’s…

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NEW education partner – The Joe Gallagher Academy

Jun 7, 2018

VLUK are proud to announce that The Joe Gallagher Academy have become one of our education partners and will run from two prime locations in Manchester, The Factory Youth Zone in Harpurhey and the Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre in Wythenshawe. Joe Gallagher has always dreamed about improving the lives of young people in Manchester and…

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The Chosen Ones

May 16, 2018

AFC Sudbury have been putting great emphasis on enabling the youth to flourish and has recently signed four academy players to next season’s first-team squad.  VLUK students Ben Hunter, Tom Dettmar, Kane Munday and Milo Grimes, who are currently completing their two year scholarship programme at AFC Sudbury have been chosen by Mark Morsley, AFC…

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Congratulations to our latest winners

Apr 26, 2018

All VLUK students academic and sporting performance are continually assessed and in order to incentivise their students, VLUK enter all those students who achieve ‘outstanding’ progress are entered into our ‘Checkpoint review’ prize draw for the chance to win £50. Our latest draw winners are: 1st prize of £50 goes to Jordan P at GPS…

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