Plan to split Lewisham Southwark College nixed

FE Week reports that a plan by Southwark Council to take the Southwark portion of LeSoCo under local authority control has been blocked by the government's FE Commissioner. The site says:The college announced today that commissioner Dr David Collins had thrown out a proposal from Southwark Borough Council last month to de-merge the college. The ...

Model Actress Whatever

On the evening of July 28th, as part of their series of celebrity guest talks, Lewisham Southwark College (Lewisham Way) will host BBC 1Xtra presenter Sarah Jane Crawford, who will offer her advice about how to "make it big in media, fashion, music or beauty".Sarah Jane CrawfordTo apply for tickets, visit the College website.

Lewisham Southwark College launches governor search

Lewisham Southwark College, which has buildings on Lewisham Way and Deptford Broadway and which is expanding into new premises in Waterloo in 2016, is looking for new governors. They explain:The Board have great ambitions for the College. Under the leadership of its new Chair, Christopher Bilsland OBE, the Board is determined to drive a quality ...

Le So Over It

Deptford Dame has spotted that the LeSoCo brand has met an undignified end. From now on, you can call it by a proper name - Lewisham Southwark College.The LeSoCo name was created when Lewisham and Southwark Colleges merged, but proved to be as popular as Consignia and has been consigned to the dustbin of local ...

The Alternative Valentine’s Day Dinner 2014

Lewisham Council writes:Plenty of romance in your soul but not much money in your pocket? You need the alternative Valentine's Day dinner. Great food, lovely surroundings, a chance to win prizes – and only £25 for a three-course meal.Whether you're single or part of a group, want romance and candlelight, or feasting and fun, come ...

Pret a LeSoCo

Two LeSoCo (formerly Lewisham College incorporating Southwark College and not to be confused with Lesotho) fashion students will be on show at London Fashion Week on 17th September.Work by 18 year old Nhung Le Thi Hong and Gloria Iyare will be showcased at Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden. The students are competing in the 2013 ...