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Gateway College Retains City FE Varsity Trophy For Another Year

Gateway College Retains City FE Varsity Trophy For Another Year

Over 200 young people, aged 16-19 from across the city took part in the fifth annual Further Education (FE) Varsity Championship on Wednesday 3rd May. 

The event took place at the Leicester Arena and saw defending champion Gateway College retain their title against Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College, Regent College and Leicester College across five sport disciplines including basketball, cricket, dodgeball, table tennis and badminton.

The annual festival is a celebration of the work carried out by the College Sports Makers who work within each of the city colleges…

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Gateway College Football Team Storms Through To National Finals

Gateway College Football Team Storms Through To National Finals

The triumphant 12 Gateway students nimbly saw off competition from 16 other College football teams from across the East Midlands in the Association of Colleges (AOC) 7-a-side Football Tournament at the end of 2016, landing Gateway with the coveted place of representing the East Midlands in the National Finals in April.

In the regional heats, the Gateway College team came top of their grouping above Tresham College, Bilborough College and Grantham College to take the shield.   

They had beaten Burton and South Derbyshire College in the quarter-final and, Wyggeston…

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College Team Wins the ‘Blatherwick Cup'

College Team Wins the ‘Blatherwick Cup'

Current and former Gateway students and staff went head-to-head in the annual cricket match hosted by and named after former teacher Graham Blatherwick.  The Blatherwick Cup takes pride of place in the Colleges sporting calendar with members of Gateways alumni and staff forming the Graham Blatherwick XI team and playing the current College cricket team.

Despite some powerful hitting by Shevang Devji and stout resistance from Nigel Reeves and Philip Munden, the team of Gateway College alumni slumped to a 63 run defeat on the hottest Leicestershire day for 137 years. Some…

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Gateway Participate In Leicester Colleges Annual Varsity Sports Festival

Gateway Participate In Leicester Colleges Annual Varsity Sports Festival

 

Over 250 young people aged 16 - 20 from four Leicester City Colleges took part in the annual Further Education (FE) Varsity Sports Festival on Wednesday 22nd April at the University of Leicester which saw Regent College claim the trophy.    

The emphasis of the day was on participation and having fun with Gateway Sixth Form College, Regent College, Leicester College and Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College battling it out to be the champion.  Events ranged from mixed and male and female cricket, volleyball, table tennis, badminton and a football…

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