Graduating to Orange!!

Welcome back to the GKC blog, we have more news and updates for you his week, including a couple of not to be missed competitions.


College Development Network Awards

The College has been shortlisted in the College Development Network Awards, Essential Skills category, for its sterling partnership work with The Marie Trust in Glasgow which provides support to vulnerable people in Glasgow’s communities.

GKC’s committed staff work closely with the Trust’s excellent workers and service users to provide support and learning opportunities.  The Award Winners will be announced at a gala event on 26th November.

Fabulous work and well done to all concerned, especially the learners who are turning their lives around.   Fingers crossed!!


It’s Graduation Time!

GraduationWednesday the 28th of October will see us hold our 2015 Graduation Ceremony at 7pm in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.  This is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the success of both staff and students, is approaching fast.

Student registration is open on our website and formal email invitations and information about gown hire etc. will be sent out to all students who have completed their HN studies.

If you need more information or wish to register then please visit our Graduation web page.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Wear It Orange – An Update

On Friday the 11th of September staff and students were invited to take part in Challenge MS 2015 Wear it Orange at Glasgow Kelvin College.

They all did us proud, raising £535.33 and turned the college orange for the day.

Well done to everyone who took part, here are a few snaps of the day.

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Embracing Diversity Competition -2016

diversity-compGet creative and show us how you embrace diversity at GKC! The details and entry forms are now available online for this exciting competition.

The theme is “Embracing Diversity” and the aim is to find the most effective expression and communication of this theme according to the judging criteria.  If you take part it will help to increase your knowledge of diversity and the barriers people may face.  Oh, and yes there are prizes and it should be fun too!   Winners of the top prizes will be entered into the regional final to take place in June 2016.

If you want to take part and need more information then visit our Embracing Diversity Competition 2016 page, you will also find a link here for the online form to submit your idea.


Market Maker Competition 2015

Market MakerThe Market Maker competition is one of the UK’s largest student enterprise competitions. It is open to all students from the further education sector. Last year, 1300 students participated working together in 320 teams.

Do you have a fantastic idea that you would like to take further? Can you get a team together to work, collaborate, combine forces and to make your idea a reality?  If yes then go to our Market Maker page to get more information and register your team and idea.


Evening Classes

Evening ClassesWe have a selection of Evening Classes starting in October in our Creative Industries faculty.

So if you fancy Jewellery design and creation or making a Corset, then we may have a course to suit you.

Have a look at our current Evening Class list.


That’s us for this week, but remember if you ever want to include something in our blog, just email it to Tracey on

See you back here next week!

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