Recognising Outstanding Local Employers

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:38

Recognising Outstanding Local Employers

Students at RNIB College Loughborough spent the last few weeks of term thanking the supportive local businesses that we have partnered with over the last academic year.

64 of our students have undertaken an external work placement or internship since September 2018, an excellent opportunity for them to continue to develop the key skills they have been learning while at College. This year's work placements have varied from catering in Loughborough University's Halls of Residence, to local Community Projects and work experience in charity shops.

To say thank you to all of the employers who have supported us each year, RNIB College Loughborough run the Employer Recognition Awards at the end of the Summer term. During this time, students hand-deliver certificates to all of our employers, while a few receive a special award for their support.

This year, Tesco (The Rushes) have received the Debut Award for an excellent first year of partnering with the College.

The Outstanding Employer Award has been awarded to Loughborough University, who have provided a number of opportunities for our students this year, and we hope to progress the relationship with them further in the year to come.

And finally the most prestigious Award, The Special Recognition Award, was handed to Fearon Community Association for their continued support of our students in the community.

If you are interested in finding out more about our work placements and internship programs, or if you are a local business interested in partnering with us next year, please contact Gina Hufford on ghufford@rnibcollege.ac.uk or 01509 631 219

Tags: RNIB College, Partnerships, Employers, Placements, Supported Internship, Work Placement, Work Experience