RIP: William ‘Bill’ Houston Chalker – WC Oxford supporter

It was with sadness that we learnt of the passing of Bill Chalker in Sonoma (California) in 2016. His association with Warnborough College began in 1971/2 while he was on sabbatical from the College of Idaho. While in Oxford, he met Dr Brenden Tempest-Mogg, and heard about the proposed new college for American Study Abroad students, to give them the …

Art exhibition in New York featuring a retrospective of Dr Jill Kiefer's artwork

Art Exhibition Showcasing Dr Jill Kiefer Retrospective

“Eclectic-Spective” is a retrospective art exhibition of Warnborough Program Director Dr Jill Kiefer’s work created over the past several years. The exhibit includes paintings geared toward adults and children — ranging from storybook animals to abstract multi-media objects. Works such as “Selfie” and “Double Vision” were specifically-designed with children in mind. Jill’s art focuses on a variety of themes, but …

German work intern students on the ERASMUS Youth Mobility Scheme in Canterbury

German Youth Mobility Partnership Yields Results

2017 marks the second year of collaboration with our German partner college, Hanse Berufskolleg, in Lemgo. Under the ERASMUS+ Youth Mobility scheme, Warnborough has hosted many European youths as they undergo various internships or training in different countries. This year, the first batch of 9 German students arrived on 19th March with teacher Iris Köster. Taking up various positions in …

Dr Betsy Ann Buchanan is one of 15 women honoured at the 2017 WA Women's Hall of Fame

Dr Betsy Buchanan Honoured in Hall of Fame

Dr Betsy Buchanan, was honoured for her work in legal and human rights fields, particularly her tireless advocacy work with the Noongar Aboriginal community on March 8, 2017.  Dr Buchanan was inducted into the Western Australia Women’s Hall of Fame. She attributed her success to staying focused and not losing sight of what is really important. Community Law Centre pioneer …

Dr Julian Ng poses with Warnborough's Malaysian learning centre representatives

Welcome for Malaysian Learning Centres

Nine Warnborough College (UK) approved learning centres in Malaysia came together on December 4th, 2016 to meet with VP Dr Julian Ng. These learning centres are something that we are quite proud of as they represent Warnborough’s commitment to VET (vocational education and training). Each centre focuses on a niche area of VET (for example, in music or cuisine production, …

Dr Julian Ng with Monique Santiago-Miranda, Sr Helen Malubay, Dr Rochi Marcelo, and Dr Manny Martinez

Visit to St Paul University

Warnborough Vice-President, Dr Julian Ng, visited St Paul University Quezon City (SPUQC) from the 26th November to the 1st December. SPUQC is part of the St Paul University System of institutions, and its headquarters are based in Tuguegarao, Luzon. Warnborough Council members are familiar with this location as many were present at St Paul’s 100th anniversary celebrations in 2007, during …

The colourful words encapsulate Warnborough and IVETA's vision of collaboration

IVETA Europe Meeting in Bulgaria

The European chapter of the International Vocational, Education and Training Association (IVETA) had their second meeting this year in  Sofia, Bulgaria. The event was hosted by Know and Can Association at the Central Park Hotel, facing the majestic Palace of Culture on the 20th and 21st October. 28 organisations participated including Warnborough College (Ireland and UK), the Academy for Distance …

Warnborough College Ireland Commencement Exercises 2016

Commencement in Canterbury

The 4th of September saw commencement exercises in Canterbury for some of Warnborough College Ireland‘s students at the Clagett Auditorium within the historic Canterbury Cathedral precincts. Participants came from places such as Ireland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Lebanon, Angola, Greece, the USA and China. The event began with a trumpeted fanfare by celebrated maestro Kevin Kay Bradley. Dr John Allen, Chairman …

Key delegates pose with George Konrote, the President of Fiji (centre)

2016 World TVET Conference in Fiji

Warnborough College President, Dr Brenden Tempest-Mogg, attended the 2016 World TVET Conference which was held in Fiji from 23rd to 25th August, 2016. TVET stands for Technical Vocational Education and Training, and looks at creating real, practical outcomes for students as a result of their learning. This is very much a philosophy adhered to by Warnborough. The World TVET Conference …

New Warnborough partner in Paderborn, Germany

Partner in Paderborn

The Berufskolleg Schloss Neuhaus (BSN) invited Warnborough College to present its programmes to key staff members for partnership opportunities in Paderborn, Germany. The College takes its name after the Schloss Neuhaus (New House Palace) close by, and is located in a beautifully-landscaped residential area of Paderborn. BSN head, Matthias Gross, outlined his plans for European partnerships and expressed his desire …