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Hard work rewarded

Jan 23, 2020

In recognition of the hard work, efforts and achievements of students during the winter term, VLUK has recently held a prize draw in recognition of our students. During the first week of the January term all students who attended their classes were entered into the draw and the following students were randomly selected and have…

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Dorking Wanderer’s student proves hard work pays off

Jan 20, 2020

Dorking Wanderers academy student, George Membrillera, is proving that hard work really does pay off. George joined Dorking Wanderers after leaving Coventry City FC for personal reasons and has gone on to be a great success both on and off the pitch. George is a model student who has great attendance and works hard across…

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JB Sports Coaching making waves in Horncastle

Jan 14, 2020

New VLUK education partner, JB Sports Coaching, has been making waves in it’s home location of Horncastle. Ollie Johnson and Steve Brown, directors of the club, launched their new venture this academic year with its first cohort of 12 students enrolled on their BTEC Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport. After first hand experience of…

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Higher Education programme pays off

Nov 11, 2019

After spending 4 years as a VLUK student himself, Sam Crane, has recently been offered the opportunity to tutor on our Level 3 programme at Tranmere Rovers which he has gratefully accepted. Sam joined VLUK as a BTEC student in 2015 and following this decided to continue his education through VLUK’s higher education programme, successfully…

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Great praise from Cobbler’s boss

Oct 25, 2019

VLUK education partner, Northampton Town FC, have been praising their football and education programme. Keith Curle, Northampton Town’s Manager, is delighted with the club’s player pathway which is supported by VLUK through the education element of the academy. Keith Curle, who became manager at Northampton Town just over a year ago, has given seven of…

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VLUK partner, Dorking Wanderers FC, offers HE courses

Jul 15, 2019

VLUK education partner, Dorking Wanderers FC, will be offering a new HNC/HND course from September 2019. Dorking Wanderers have made this decision because they want to greater enhance the learning of students from the BTEC level three course which they currently offer and to give all students the chance to continue to develop their football ability…

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Professional contract for Castleford Tigers, Dom Dyson

Jul 11, 2019

VLUK student, Dom Dyson, who studies and plays with Castleford Tigers has been offered a professional contract with the Super League club. Castleford Tigers started its collaboration with VLUK running the Category 3 Development Programme nearly a year ago and already it has produced an amazing success story in the shape of Dom Dyson. The…

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New club Sutton FC offers HE courses

Jul 9, 2019

Sutton United FC have recently joined forces with VLUK to be able to offer their students a brand new ‘BSc Sports Coaching’ degree course from September 2019. Bobby Childs, Business Development Manager at Sutton United FC, feels that this big step will benefit both the players and the club. He said “This course helps players…

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Checkpoint Review Winners

Jun 19, 2019

VLUK’s recent checkpoint review winners have been chosen as: 1st prize of £50 goes to Jack G at Northampton Town 2nd prize of £30 goes to Alexander H at Castleford 3rd prize of £20 goes to Ronnie M at CP Beckenham VLUK are continually assessing students on academic and sporting performance. Each student who achieves…

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15 Tips for the night before & morning of an exam

May 14, 2019

Wishing all our current and future students all the best in their exams over the next few weeks. Remember – hard work pays off! #future #opportunities #education #partnership

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