Bicton College reveals future plans

BICTON College has revealed it is investing in the upgrade and refurbishment of its buildings.

BICTON College has revealed it is investing in the upgrade and refurbishment of its buildings.

The education establishment has highlighted its plans for the future following the recent failure of a merger between the land-based college and Exeter College.

Bicton College principal David Henley said confirmation of universal backing and financial support for the college to maintain its independence and proceed with key development plans had been received.

He said the result was specialist environmental skills training and new learning modules would be introduced


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A large number of buildings on the 200 hectare campus would be upgraded and refurbished to provide additional academic teaching areas, and further investment was planned in IT resources to support improved business processes.

Mr Henley said: "We are now in a position to move forward with confidence and to build on the college's enviable track record in providing a comprehensive range of courses and training options in all areas of land-based and rural education.

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