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Somerset success in school league tables

Somerset’s young people have fared well in Government rankings which compare GCSE results from 5,000 schools across the country. New measures introduced by the Department for Education (DfE) show that Somerset’s schools demonstrate strong performance in a number of areas. Somerset scored the highest in the South West and in the top third nationally for […]

Aspiring entrepreneurs get set for European challenge

Students from colleges across Somerset will have the opportunity to head to a European “Mega Brainstorming” event if they impress a panel of experts this week. Budding entrepreneurs from Somerset, Bridgwater and Yeovil Colleges will be taking part in a “Student Challenge” this week, tackling real business issues affecting local businesses. The students will be […]

Free access to 10 million academic papers at Somerset libraries

Residents in Somerset can now access more than 10 million academic papers covering a wide range of subjects – simply by visiting their local library. The Access to Research service is the result of a unique collaboration between librarians and publishers, who have made their leading journal content available for free at public libraries. Resources […]