|New College, New Name, New Principal
19 March 2013
Friday 15 March 2013 was an historic day for Fife when the Partnership Board, overseeing the merger of Carnegie and Adam Smith Colleges, gave their formal approval of the merger proposal and their commitment to form a new college in Fife.
Mum’s the Word at Adam Smith
04 March 2013
Students from Adam Smith College are getting ready to ensure all our mums are pampered this Mother’s Day, with a variety of treats and treatments on offer before and after the special day.
Business Club is a Great Success
28 February 2013
Students at Adam Smith College got a great insight into the world of business thanks to guest speaker Paddy Mallan.
Scholarship Win for College Catering Students
26 February 2013
Adam Smith College student Karen Ballantyne has proved she’s got what it takes when it comes to cooking after winning first place in a recent ‘Master-chef’ style cook-off competition.
One College - One Name
20 February 2013
The Fife Regional College Partnership Board (FRCPB) have launched a consultation exercise to find the name of Fife’s new college.
Success for Step In Students
06 February 2013
Students from the Step In course celebrated their success recently after completing the 18 week course.
Students Bring Puppets to Life After the Wave
05 February 2013
Adam Smith College Physical Theatre students will use fantastic visual effects including life-size puppets and masks in their first large-scale piece of theatre which will showcase this week.
Students Remember Holocaust
30 January 2013
Students from Adam Smith College commemorated Holocaust Day recently with an inspirational exhibition which they displayed in the College’s St Brycedale Campus, Kirkcaldy.
Prince’s Trust Students Celebrate
23 January 2013
Adam Smith College students, who have completed a Prince’s Trust Programme, celebrated their achievements at an awards ceremony held recently.
Start Here for Qualifications!
14 January 2013
Two former Adam Smith students have helped to launch a new course especially designed for students who wish to prepare to study Intermediate 2, Higher or Social Science subjects.
Worldskills Students Congratulated
19 December 2012
Gordon Brown made a special visit to Adam Smith College on Monday to congratulate students who have recently taken part in Worldskills events in Birmingham and Glasgow.
Tourism Students Visit Edinburgh
18 December 2012
NQ Working in the Travel, Hospitality and Events Industry students were given a warm welcome when visiting various tourist locations throughout Edinburgh City earlier this week.
Pupils and Students Question Local Politicians
12 December 2012
Pupils from local schools joined Adam Smith College students to put local politicians under the spotlight at a ‘Question Time’ style event held at the College’s Stenton Campus recently.
Students are Health and Safety Conscious
04 December 2012
Students at Adam Smith College are more conscious of health, safety and sustainability around the campuses thanks to a recent College wide competition.
Beauty Students Enjoy Being Hands On
04 December 2012
Beauty students from Adam Smith College got some real hands on experience when they supported the recent Christmas Coffee Morning event at the Fife Sensory Impairment Centre in Wilson Avenue, Kirkcaldy recently.
Local Author Inspires Students from Adam Smith
23 November 2012
Students from Adam Smith College got a great insight into the world of criminology and ‘who done it?’ thanks to a special visit by top crime writer Val McDermit who visited the College recently.
Colleges Agree to Create the New
22 November 2012
On behalf of the Boards at Adam Smith and Carnegie College the Fife Regional College Partnership Board is pleased to announce in principle and subject to due diligence that the two Colleges will come together to create a new regional college for Fife.
Adam Smith Students Learn About the Charity Sector
16 November 2012
Students studying business subjects at Adam Smith College got a great insight into how business works in the voluntary sector thanks to a talk organised by the College’s Business Club.
Five Star Visit Gives Students Great Future
06 November 2012
Students from Adam Smith College’s Leven Campus got a great insight into the five star world of hotels recently after benefitting from a visit to the Fairmont, St Andrews.
Hydrogen Challenge is a Hit with Pupils
31 October 2012
Over 50 pupils from Secondary Schools throughout Fife got to grips with renewable energy in a fun event organised by Adam Smith College recently in partnership with The Hydrogen Office.
Allison’s Double Celebration
25 October 2012
Adam Smith College student Allison Bradley was delighted to be presented with the Ede and Ravenscroft Award at her Graduation Ceremony held recently.
Graduation Celebrates Achievement
08 October 2012
An air of celebration and success filled Adam Smith College’s St Brycedale Campus in Kirkcaldy as over 400 graduands, attended the annual Graduation ceremonies.
Tuck in at Adam Smith College
20 September 2012
Homemade soup, spicy chicken wraps and fresh strawberry sundaes are a delicious taster of what’s on offer at the newly branded Adam Smith College Bistro.
Tina is ‘Re-Loving’ Employment
13 September 2012
Adam Smith College student Tina Watson from Kirkcaldy is ‘loving’ being back in the work place after securing her dream job in Fife’s new boutique charity shop Relove It!
Kay Makes Work Her Ultimate Passion!
12 September 2012
Hard work, commitment and some support from Adam Smith College, have all helped Kay Symmers (37), from Buckhaven, to secure a great new job.
Cheers All Round to Scholarship Win
10 September 2012
Two deserving students from Adam Smith College couldn’t believe their luck recently when they were awarded engineering scholarships from world leading drinks company, Diageo.
Susan Surveys Her Way to Professional Status
27 August 2012
Quantity Surveying student, Susan Wilson, is the first student from the College to become a full member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) through the Professional Experience Route (PER).
College Staff Get Ready for New Year
17 August 2012
Staff have been welcomed back for the new academic year by Chair of the Board of Governors Irene Morrison and Principal Ian Harrington at an event held in the College on 17 August.
Summer Fun at Adam Smith
20 July 2012
The recent weather hasn’t dampened the spirits of kids attending the Adam Smith College Kids Club.
Sparks Fly for Gail!
13 July 2012
RB Grant, Holland House and Adam Smith College joined together to celebrate with student Gail Glancy as she was awarded the Adam Smith Electrical Student of the Year Award.
Hairdressing Course is Simply Refreshing
13 July 2012
Are you returning to hairdressing after a short break or do you fancy refreshing your skills to keep up with the latest trends and products within the industry at the moment?
Support for Budding Engineers
02 July 2012
Pupils from Dunnikier Primary School are just some of the thousands of school pupils throughout Fife who will be given the chance to find out more about the world of engineering and robotics thanks to the financial support of Raytheon UK Glenrothes.
Students Celebrate Step In Success
29 June 2012
Students from Adam Smith College were celebrating this week after completing an 18 week Step In course run at the College’s Leven and Lochgelly campuses.
Celebrations at Bowhill Centre
26 June 2012
A special awards presentation was held recently bringing together students from Adam Smith College’s Bowhill and Lochgelly Learning Centres.
Jack Vettriano Supports Artistic Talent
24 June 2012
Four lucky Adam Smith College students have received a share of a £1,500 scholarship, thanks to one of world’s most famous living artists, Jack Vettriano.
Students Get Creative in End of Year Show
13 June 2012
From furniture and jewellery to 3D interiors and fashion, Adam Smith College students will be showcasing their talents at special creative exhibition this week.
Wonderland Experience for Art Students
08 June 2012
Two Adam Smith College art students have been having a ‘dream’ time preparing artwork and signs for an Alice In Wonderland style Mad Hatters Tea Party to support Maggie’s Centres.
07 June 2012
Employees from Matrix Fife in Dalgety Bay have benefited from business training recently thanks to Adam Smith College.
Top Award Win for Adam Smith College
31 May 2012
Hospitality and Tourism lecturers from Adam Smith College have been celebrating after winning a prestigious award at the national Catering In Scotland (CIS) Awards held recently.
Win for Arlene
30 May 2012
Adam Smith College staff member, Arlene Wood, couldn’t believe her luck when she won £100 worth of staff vouchers through Reward Gateway, the College’s voluntary benefits scheme.
Ricky is a Community Star
17 May 2012
Adam Smith College student Ricky Williamson is well on his way to achieving a great career working in the community if the last eighteen months is anything to go by.
Ida Has Her Designs on Top Prize
16 May 2012
An Adam Smith College design student has been awarded a prestigious international award for her innovative interior designs.
Applications on the Up at Adam Smith College
09 May 2012
Business is booming at Adam Smith College as over 100 applications on average per day are being received by the College from those keen to start courses after the summer.
Visiting Professor Takes Students Back In Time
07 May 2012
Students studying Social Sciences at Adam Smith College were in for a treat recently when distinguished Medieval History scholar, Professor Robert Bartlett from the University of St Andrews, paid them a visit.
Competition Success for Stewart
04 May 2012
Adam Smith Painting and Decorating Apprentice Stewart Andersen, from Leven, is celebrating after winning second place in the regional heat of the Skillbuild Apprentice Decorator of the Year 2012 competition.
Top Result for Learning in Levenmouth
27 April 2012
A new report by Education Scotland on the inspection of the learning community in the Buckhaven High School area, highlights it as having one of the best inspection results in Scotland.
Students Have the Write Stuff
26 April 2012
A group of Adam Smith College Journalism Students have proved they have got what it takes when it comes to writing after being shortlisted for the Scottish Student Journalism Awards.
Prince’s Trust Students Celebrate Their Success
17 April 2012
Friends and families were given a warm welcome to Adam Smith College recently to celebrate with the students from the Prince’s Trust programme as they hosted a special presentation to mark the completion of their course.
Adam Smith Students Celebrate NHS Scholarships
16 April 2012
Adam Smith College staff and students joined together at a special presentation recently where they were awarded the NHS Fife Scholarship – each receiving £250 from Annie Buchanan, Nurse Director at NHS Fife.
Students Give Hope to Local Band
13 April 2012
Adam Smith College students studying sound production got the chance to put their skills to good use when they helped a local band record and produce a six track CD.
Staff Celebrate 25 Years Service
09 April 2012
Seven members of staff from Adam Smith College have been recognised for their long service and contribution to the College at a special event held recently.
Computing Students Benefit from Local Company Links
06 April 2012
Computing students from Adam Smith College got a great insight into the world of software development processes thanks to a recent visit from Andy Caulkett from local media software and services company MGt.
Student Work Sparks Happy Horses
05 April 2012
Students studying Fabrication and Welding at Adam Smith College are helping to make feeding time much more enjoyable for horses near Kirkcaldy, after designing and making bespoke hay feeders just for them.
College Moves Swiftly to Adopt Action Plan
04 April 2012
Adam Smith College has responded to the findings of the Scottish Funding Council’s independent review into the treatment of staff and related governance issues.
Creative Fun at College Kids Club
03 April 2012
Cold snowy weather kept the kids@adamsmith nice and warm indoors this week enjoying lots of sport, computing, arts and creative fun.
Beauty Win for Kathryn
31 March 2012
Beauty student Kathryn Cameron from Kirkcaldy has swept the boards at a national beauty competition winning first place in the UK Skills Awards held in Edinburgh recently.
Students HIT High for Scholarship
26 March 2012
Hospitality Management students are preparing a great night out to raise funds to help fellow students gain placements in industry.
Get the Look with Help from Adam Smith College
22 March 2012
Secondary school pupils, keen to keep up-to-date with the latest trends in hair, beauty and fashion, are in for a treat this Easter thanks to Adam Smith College’s New Look Club.
Robot Invasion at Adam Smith College
21 March 2012
A real Dalek and other robots stole the show at the annual Adam Smith College Techno Games event which was attended by pupils from 31 primary schools across Fife recently.
Adam Smith College Showcases Sustainability
20 March 2012
Adam Smith College made sustainability solutions come to life recently as the Going Greener Tour ended its week long journey at the St Brycedale Campus in Kirkcaldy.
Fiona HITs High with Scholarship Win
19 March 2012
Hospitality lecturer Fiona Milne has won a top scholarship to the prestigious Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, thanks to support from Adam Smith College and the Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland.
Pupils Get High Fashion Tips From Adam Smith
24 February 2012
Pupils from Kettle Primary School got a great insight into the world of fashion during a visit to Adam Smith College’s Fashion Department in Glenrothes recently.
Adam Smith Helps Family Flourish
20 February 2012
Moving to a new country and learning a new language would be daunting for most people, however thanks to a little help from Adam Smith College, Mariusz Szewczyk and his young family are proof that you can achieve your goals.
Adam Smith College is Beautifully Sustainable
17 February 2012
Olive oil, salt, lemon and fruit are all common natural products that we can find in our kitchen cupboards, but would you know how to turn these products in to cheap and effective beauty treatments?
Meaty Guide for Chefs is Launched
14 February 2012
The newest edition of an invaluable meat reference guide was launched recently by Quality Meat Scotland at Adam Smith College.
Biomass CHP Plant Provides Youth Training Opportunity
09 February 2012
Three Fife students swapped the classroom for a construction site to undertake the first of three work placements at RWE npower renewables Biomass Combined Heat and Power (CHP) at Tullis Russell in Markinch.
Students Put Some Romance into their Studies
07 February 2012
Romance was in the air for Adam Smith College students recently as they put the finishing touches to their Valentine’s Day dinner and pamper packages, all in the name of love!
Change for the Better Thanks to COINS Project
07 February 2012
Adam Smith College has appointed a new member of staff, Pedro Rivera, to lead an exciting project to help companies improve their business performance by creating new and innovative products and services.
New Prospectus Out Now!
06 February 2012
Adam Smith College launched their new prospectus this week which provides information on over 250 courses available from summer 2012.
Learning Helps Anne Turn Her Life Around
03 February 2012
Adam Smith College student Anne Cunningham is proof that no matter what life throws at you, learning something new can help turn your life around.
Elinor Puts Drama into Book of Theory
03 February 2012
Adam Smith College Creative Arts Manager, Elinor Vettraino, has contributed to a text on using theatre to work with youth which is proving to be a popular read among drama practitioners, lecturers, teachers and professionals worldwide.
Adam Smith College Radio Station Goes LIVE!
31 January 2012
A radio station produced and presented by students at Adam Smith College has gone on the air. Adam Smith Radio went LIVE for the first time at Midday on Monday 30 January.
Club Gives Students Great Insight into Business
27 January 2012
Students studying Business at Adam Smith College got to see the ‘wood from the trees’ this week as local businessman Forrester Adam paid them a visit as part of the Adam Smith Business Club.
Haggis Delights Train Travellers
25 January 2012
Creative students and staff from Adam Smith College have given their latest piece of public art a Burn’s theme and created a Haggis which has been delighting travellers using the East Coast rail link from Kirkcaldy to Inverness today.
Tickets on Sale Now for Masterclass Event
24 January 2012
Hairdressers throughout the East of Scotland are being given the opportunity to attend one of Scotland’s key industry events hosted by Adam Smith College as tickets go on sale this week.
Students Gain Support From MSP
23 January 2012
Students from Adam Smith College got the chance to put questions to Kirkcaldy MSP, David Torrance at a special event organised recently by the College’s Students' Association in partnership with the College.
Learn a Language at Adam Smith
23 January 2012
If you are planning to take a summer holiday this year and hoping to speak the local ‘lingo’ or if you just want to learn a new skill, Adam Smith College can show you how.
New Year Courses Starting Soon
16 January 2012
Adam Smith College have launched a wide range of courses this New Year ideal for those who want to improve their skills or change their career.
Students Give Thumbs Up to Police Visit
16 January 2012
Students at Adam Smith College got an interesting insight into Police work recently thanks to a visit by Community Police Officer Gordon Miller.
Adam Smith Enjoys Keeping it Green
11 January 2012
Adam Smith College is continuing to show its commitment to tackling environmental issues with the launch of the College’s latest ‘Keeping it Green’ newsletter.
From Miami to Kirkcaldy – Sean Goes Back to His Roots
22 December 2011
Celebrity hairdresser and Miami Beach salon owner Sean Donaldson may be used to styling clients including Richard Branson and Kate Winslet, but it was our students he turned his attention to recently.
Colin Means Business with Saturday Study
21 December 2011
Colin Bell, from Kirkcaldy, is proving that it is possible to gain new skills and knowledge while working full-time thanks to Adam Smith College’s Saturday morning study programme.
Students Score at Hibs
20 December 2011
Students studying construction at Adam Smith College reached their goal recently after a visit to Hibernian Football Club at Easter Road in Edinburgh – not to play football but to visit the Club’s newly built north stand.
Kirsty Wins International Cuisine Scholarship
19 December 2011
Catering student Kirsty Lawson has proved she is Adam Smith College’s very own ‘Master-chef’ after competing against three of her colleagues in a cook-off style competition to win a coveted scholarship.
Care Students Bring Fairy Tales to Life
14 December 2011
Students studying HNC Early Education and Childcare have been finding out how to make language, literacy and numeracy more interesting for primary school pupils by creating their very own story sacks based on traditional fairy tales.
Students Climb Their Way to Success
07 December 2011
Students studying Army Preparation at Adam Smith College have proved they have got what it takes after climbing one of the highest munros in Scotland to raise money for a very good cause.
Event Students Secure Dream Job in Edinburgh
06 December 2011
High-end weddings, celebrity parties and up-market conferences may soon be all in a day’s work for three high flying Events Management Students from Adam Smith College.
Audrey Wins Trip to College in Canada
25 November 2011
Adam Smith College lecturer Audrey White got a taste of education Canadian style after winning an Ann Small Scholarship for her commitment to learning and education recently.
Worldskills Win for Adam Smith College Students
24 November 2011
Adam Smith College students have proved they are among the best in the country after sweeping the board with an amazing nine wins at the recent Worldskills UK Scottish Medalists Awards Ceremony.
Launch of Fife Schools Enterprise Game
21 November 2011
The official launch of the Fife Schools Enterprise Game took place recently at a Culture of Enterprise event held at Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline.
Ashley and Ryan Make a Winning Recipe in the USA!
15 November 2011
Two former Adam Smith College Hospitality students have brought home a wealth of medals and trophies after securing the runners up position in the Nations Cup held in Michigan, USA recently.
Beauty Students Support Good Cause
11 November 2011
Beauty students from Adam Smith College got some real hands on experience when they supported the recent Christmas Fayre event at the Fife Sensory Impairment Centre in Wilson Avenue, Kirkcaldy.
NHS Boost for Jennifer
07 November 2011
Adam Smith College student, Jennifer Teoh from Markinch, has received a generous boost to her studies thanks to a £1,000 scholarship from NHS Fife and an invaluable five week work placement.
Dunnikier Primary School Have a Flair for Fashion
04 November 2011
School pupils from Dunnikier Primary School got an insight into the world of fashion and design, with an Eco twist, thanks to a partnership between their school, Adam Smith College and local hairdresser Byron.
Adam Smith’s Looking 10 Years Younger
03 November 2011
Students from Adam Smith College gained valuable experience recently when they were asked to take part in a 10 Years Younger competition organised by Scotland’s College’s.
High School Pupils Solve ‘Murder’ at Adam Smith College
27 October 2011
Dunfermline High School pupils have proved they have what it takes when it comes to the finer details of forensics after winning Adam Smith College’s annual Forensic Science Investigation event held recently.
Confectioner of the Year Visits College
18 October 2011
It would be a fantasy for most of us to spend every day surrounded by chocolate but for Ruth Hinks, Confectioner of the Year, it’s a real life dream come true!
Steven Welds His Way to National Final
17 October 2011
A former student from Adam Smith College is gearing up to represent Scotland at the finals of the BOC United Kingdom Apprentice Welder 2011 competition which will be held at The Welding Institute (TWI) in Cambridge later this month.
Double Celebration for Sheila
13 October 2011
It was a double celebration for Sheila Wilson from Glenrothes last week as she attended the Adam Smith College Graduation Ceremony held in Kirkcaldy.
Students Believe in Business Club Benefits
03 October 2011
Student ambassadors for Adam Smith Business Club, Farhan Ahmed and Fiona Gunnemann, have been busy promoting the Club’s calendar of events to their fellow students.
International Internet Guru to Visit College
30 September 2011
Adam Smith College and ictadvisor.com, a Glenrothes based internet company, are giving local companies the chance to hear from one of the world’s leading internet marketing gurus, Mr Matt Bailey.
Adam Smith Focus at Business Show
15 September 2011
On Thursday 22 September 2011 at the Fife Business Show, Adam Smith Business Solutions will be offering free advice on training for businesses needing to up skill their workforce.
MSP Meets Adam Smith’s Students
08 September 2011
Local MSP Helen Eadie visited Adam Smith College’s Future Skills Centre last Friday to find out more about how the College is ensuring they are meeting the needs of the Fife community.
Dr Swanston Remembered Through Young Engineers’ Award
06 September 2011
A former Section Leader of Adam Smith College’s popular Young Engineers’ Club is being remembered for his great work thanks to a memorial award set up and looked after by his family and College staff.
Busy Week at Adam Smith College!
05 September 2011
Adam Smith College opened its doors this week to thousands of new students enrolling on courses at its campuses in Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Leven in the busiest week of the College calendar.
Prince’s Trust Students Build for the Future
25 August 2011
Adam Smith College hosted a special presentation recently to celebrate the achievement of eight young students who have completed the Prince’s Trust Team programme.
What Katie Did Next!
24 August 2011
Former Adam Smith College student Katie Crombie hasn’t looked back since completing the HNC Fashion: Design and Production with Retail a few years ago.
STV Success for Caroline
23 August 2011
Reaching the dizzy heights of a job as a television news reader may be the wish of many but for former Adam Smith College Radio Broadcasting student Caroline Henderson it’s a dream come true.
Vikki Builds Successful Career after College
21 August 2011
As Adam Smith College celebrates the first birthday of its Future Skills Centre at its Stenton Campus in Glenrothes, a former student of the College has been pivotal in its completion.
Cabinet Secretary Visits Adam Smith College Apprentice
17 August 2011
Michael Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, visited a promising apprentice in his workplace to find out about his part in helping his employer thrive in the renewables sector.
Students Set the Scene in Creative Summer School
05 August 2011
College students, keen to learn more about designing and making scenery, gained some expert advice from world renowned industry professionals, Rosco, at a Creative Summer School course recently.
Summer School Study for Degree Students
04 August 2011
Adam Smith College students, who are about to start degree courses at Adam Smith and beyond, were given a boost to their studies thanks to a special Summer School tailor-made just for them.
Colin Wins Cahal Dowds Scholarship
02 August 2011
A sports student at Adam Smith College was celebrating recently after being awarded £1,500 from the Cahal Dowds Scholarship fund to help kick start his business.
College Rises to Challenge of Helping to Rebuild Iraq
01 August 2011
The College has held a seminar and workshop for a senior delegation from Iraq. The group visited the Future Skills Centre to discuss the development of the country's four Oil and Gas Training Institutes.
Five Star Job for Adam Smith College Student
22 July 2011
Adam Smith student and Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scholarship winner, William Dickson has landed firmly on his feet, securing a post as a Chef de Rang at the world famous Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire.
Glenrothes Adult Learners Celebrated by Adam Smith College
22 July 2011
Glenrothes-based students celebrated their achievements at a special event held at the town’s Lomond Centre, which recognised the hard work of Adam Smith College students based at the Auchmuty Learning Centre in Glenrothes.
Adam Smith Motors Ahead with Arnold Clark Scholarship
22 July 2011
Conscientious Kirkcaldy student, Sam Sutherland has received an apprenticeship and £500 scholarship from Arnold Clark for the success he achieved whilst studying vehicle service repairs at Adam Smith College.
Adam Smith College Celebrates Adult Learners
15 July 2011
A celebration of achievement was held recently for students of Adam Smith College and Community Based Adult Learning who attend the College’s outreach centre at Bowhill Community Development and Learning Centre.
Student President Strives for Opportunity for all
13 July 2011
From student protests in London to meetings in Kirkcaldy with Gordon Brown, Student President of Adam Smith College’s Students’ Association, Beneta Brown, has certainly travelled on an interesting path.
Adam Smith College Gets Interactive Online
11 July 2011
Members of the public, students, staff and developmental partners have all had their say in the recently redesigned website for Adam Smith College, featuring virtual open days and an online application process.
Adam Smith Students Step Up for Local Charity
08 July 2011
A recent Kids Fun Day at Adam Smith College’s Leven Campus raised £375 for local charity Kingdom Kids. The day was organised by students on the Steps up to Success course at the College.
Young Apprentice Scoops Adam Smith College Award
06 July 2011
The hard work of apprentice Ryan Carson was recently recognised at Adam Smith College, beating off stiff competition from 15 of his classmates to receive the Machining Apprentice of the Year Award 2011.
Hippo Hippo Hooray for Adam Smith College
05 July 2011
Nineteen multi-coloured hippos will catch the eye of shoppers in the Kingdom Shopping Centre in Glenrothes, which have been painted by primary school pupils and students from Adam Smith College, as part of the Hippo Parade.
Creative Students Wow Guests at Adam Smith College Show
28 June 2011
Inspiring interiors and fabulous fashion greeted guests at the annual Creative Show at Adam Smith College last week, where an audience of around 200 people gathered to celebrate the hard work of students over the past year.
Local Youth Set for Take Off
27 June 2011
Local student Gary Serbie had the trip of a lifetime recently as he learned to fly a Grob Tutor aircraft with the Royal Air Force.
Adam Smith College Hosts Formula One Finals
24 June 2011
Young people from across the nation came to experience the excitement of Formula One racing at the Scottish final of F1 in Schools, hosted by Adam Smith College.
Masterchef Challenge for Adam Smith College
23 June 2011
A team of award winning students from Adam Smith College transformed themselves into Masterchef contestants to battle it out for a chance to represent Scotland in the Nations Cup, to be held in the USA in October.
The Best In Business Visit Adam Smith College
22 June 2011
A leading financial figure spoke with students at Adam Smith College’s highly acclaimed Business Club during a business lunch last week, encouraging and inspiring students to enter the world of business.
Adam Smith College Student Embarks Upon Chinese Adventure
20 June 2011
A College student knew he was in for the adventure of a lifetime when he planned a recent trip to China – but little did he know that he would end up on stage with the world-renowned Peking Orchestra before swooping in to save someone’s life.
Celebrating Scotland’s Finest Talents
17 June 2011
Alistair Wilson from Tillicoultry has won this year’s BOC Scottish Apprentice Welder title, beating stiff competition at the finals held at Adam Smith College, Glenrothes, on 15 – 16 June.
Adam Smith College Host Family Fun in Leven
16 June 2011
Families in and around the Leven area, enjoyed a day of fun-filled activities in celebration of the European Year of Volunteering, hosted by Adam Smith College and special guest Claire Baker MSP.
Summer Fun for Kids at Adam Smith College
15 June 2011
A host of fun games, arts and crafts, and outdoor activities are in store for school children this summer as Adam Smith College hold their kids@adamsmith club.
Brazilian Student Excels at Adam Smith College
14 June 2011
Adam Smith College’s first ever international student from Brazil has proved she has what it takes to carve out her career in Scotland after confirming she will be taking on a full-time course this year with the support of the College.
Students Receive Access to NHS Fife Scholarship
13 June 2011
Three NC Access to Nursing, Midwifery and Health students from Adam Smith College were awarded the NHS Fife Scholarship at a special presentation recently – each receiving £250 from Annie Buchanan, Nurse Director at NHS Fife.
Julie Gets Thumbs Up from Industry Publication
08 June 2011
Adam Smith College student Julie Tait is proving she has got what it takes in the world of Holistic Therapies after being featured in one of the industry’s most recognised publications.
Adam Smith College Rosettes Race for Charity
03 June 2011
A group of HNC Events students at Adam Smith College are putting their new skills to good use in organising a charity night in aid of the Renal Unit at Queen Margaret Hospital in Dunfermline, which offered huge support to one of their families.
Viva Las Vegas for Adam Smith College Student
01 June 2011
An Adam Smith College student proved that taking on external work placements during his period of study was well-worth the gamble after securing a full-time position – and a trip to Las Vegas.
Vietnamese Delegation Visit Adam Smith College
30 May 2011
Dr Craig Thomson, Principal of Adam Smith College, gave a warm welcome to a delegation of academics from the Vocational College of Agricultural Mechanics (VCAM) from the city of Hanoi, Vietnam, when they visited Scotland recently.
Adam Smith College Hosts World Skills Competition
26 May 2011
Adam Smith College is once again gearing up to host the Scottish heat of this year’s World Skills UK Championships for Information Technology, being staged tomorrow, Friday, May 27th at the College’s Priory Campus in Kirkcaldy.
Emma on Course to Achieve High Flying Career
24 May 2011
An Adam Smith College HNC Travel student will be digging out her passport this summer after securing a work placement in South Africa courtesy of contacts she has made during her studies.
Students Give Some Holistic Therapy Care
24 May 2011
Stress Management students from Adam Smith College are gaining some great hands-on experience thanks to an ongoing partnership between the College and the Fife Carers Centre.
Adam Smith College Brings Europe to Leven
23 May 2011
Adam Smith College are to host a special European themed family fun day event on Saturday 4 June in conjunction with Volunteer Centre Fife and Active Fife, for families living in and around the Leven area.
Adam Smith College in Intergalactic Celebration
20 May 2011
Adam Smith College staff are heating up for tasty cookery demonstrations and crafty creative workshops to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Cosmos Community Centre in St Andrews.
Adam Smith College Students Step Up to the Mark
20 May 2011
Adam Smith College staff and students are paving the way to educational and personal success, organising and hosting an event to raise money for local children’s charity Kingdom Kids.
Students Net the Right Result for Adam Smith College
20 May 2011
When it comes to football, Adam Smith College students have proved they are in a league of their own after students on the Advanced Extended Skills course scooped two trophies at the annual Disability Sport Fife Football Tournament recently.
Adam Smith Course Leads to Perfect Progression in PR
19 May 2011
An Adam Smith College student was celebrating last week after she received confirmation that her college course had helped secure her a place on one of the most sought-after programmes at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.
Kirstin Proves it Pays to Learn Whilst you Earn
18 May 2011
A member of Adam Smith College’s Admissions Team has proven that it is possible to enhance your knowledge and skills whilst working after she undertook her HND Administration and Information Technology whilst also working full-time.
Welding Students Forge Their Place in National Final
17 May 2011
Adam Smith College welding students forged their place in the finals of a Scotland’s-wide competition after scooping two prizes at the BOC Apprentice Welder Level B regional final hosted by Forth Valley College recently.
Adam Smith College Bonds With McDonald Engineers
11 May 2011
Two hard-working Adam Smith College NC Fabrication and Welding Engineering students have bonded with local company McDonald Engineers after securing employment thanks to College lecturer, Jim Lind.
Adam Smith College Students Go Back to School for CHAS
09 May 2011
Students based at Adam Smith College’s Priory Campus in Kirkcaldy went back to school recently in a bid to raise money for CHAS (Children’s Hospice Association in Scotland) – successfully raising just over £500.
Adam Smith College Unites Safety Representatives
05 May 2011
A group of eight Unite Safety Representatives, who work at Glenrothes-based papermakers Tullis Russell, have been recognised for their hard work and commitment after completing a course of study with Adam Smith College.
College Helps School Children Prepare for World of Work
04 May 2011
Almost 500 school pupils per week are benefitting from a new partnership between Adam Smith College and local secondary schools, which is helping pupils achieve the necessary skills required to secure employment.
Science Technician’s Seal of Approval on New Lab
28 April 2011
Adam Smith College Science Technician, Ruth Yorkston, is delighted to announce the opening of the new £400,000 Instrumentation Laboratory at the College’s Future Skills Centre at the Stenton Campus in Glenrothes.
Adam Smith Success for Harriet
28 April 2011
Adam Smith College Art and Design student Harriet Riley’s unique style of art has won her a conditional place at one of the country’s top art colleges - the prestigious Edinburgh College of Art (ECA).
Adam Smith College Students are on Track for Success
28 April 2011
A group of painting and decorating students from Adam Smith College were given a one-off opportunity to gain a valuable insight into the latest painting techniques first-hand as they visited the Forth Bridge recently.
Adam Smith College Students Hone Skills in ‘Risky Business’
27 April 2011
Members of Adam Smith College’s highly-acclaimed Business Club took their knowledge of safety and risk management one step further this week thanks to a visit from Fife Fire and Rescue Service’s Chief Fire Officer Neil McFarlane.
Silver Success for Robbie
25 April 2011
Former Adam Smith College student Robbie Penman has proved he is one of Scotland’s top chefs by gaining a silver medal in the Scottish Chef of the Year Competition.
Double HIT for Hospitality Student
15 April 2011
Adam Smith College hospitality student Karen McLaren, from Methilhill, was recently awarded two prestigious scholarships in the space of just one week.
04 April 2011
Over a thousand students, staff and members of the public are now much more aware of health and cultural diversity thanks to a successful fun-filled event organised by students and staff from Adam Smith College.
Students ‘Care’ for CHAS!
30 March 2011
Students who attend Adam Smith College’s Leven Campus collected over £420 for CHAS by carrying out recent fundraising activities.
Students Survey Town Centre
29 March 2011
Adam Smith College students got the opportunity to gain some real life business experience when they collaborated with BID (Kirkcaldy Business Improvement Scheme) recently.
TV Chef Eadie to Star at Open Day
22 March 2011
Adam Smith College’s very own ‘TV chef’ Eadie Manson, will be on hand to wow the public with his useful hints and tips at the College’s Open Day on Wednesday 23 March at the Stenton Campus in Glenrothes from 4-8 pm.
HealthFest 2011 is on its Way!
21 March 2011
Staff and students at Adam Smith College have been working hard to promote healthy living and cultural diversity within Fife by organising the fun-filled HealthFest event.
Pupils ‘Blown Away’ at Techno Games
14 March 2011
Robots invaded Adam Smith College recently to the delight of 120 young roboteers! A real Dalek and other robots stole the show at the annual event which was attended by pupils from 31 Fife primary schools.
International Artist Visits Adam Smith College
10 March 2011
Adam Smith College students marvelled at the unique creations of guest lecturer and internationally renowned artist Tim Johnson when he undertook a workshop in the College’s Atrium at the St Brycedale Campus in Kirkcaldy recently.
Adam Smith Host Glow-worm Event
10 March 2011
Adam Smith College, in conjunction with Heating Manufacturer Glow-worm, have launched a series of training workshops to give local companies a greater insight into the latest in heating and gas technologies.
Dr Mooney ‘Opens’ University Doors at Adam Smith
07 March 2011
Adam Smith College students were given a massive boost to their studies when they received a lecture from renowned academic Dr Gerry Mooney, Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Criminology at The Open University in Scotland.
Students Showcase at Inspirational Exhibition
01 March 2011
Adam Smith College students studying Introduction to Creative Arts will be paying homage to inspirational women of past and present by holding a creative exhibition at Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery.
Carving the Fat!
25 February 2011
Students from Adam Smith College achieved recognition for their exceptional fat carvings at the Hospitality Salon Culinaire competition held in Birmingham recently.
Kirkcaldy Schools ‘Career’ into Adam Smith
24 February 2011
School pupils in Fife now have a better idea of which career path to take next thanks to a careers event hosted by Adam Smith College at their St Brycedale Campus in Kirkcaldy.
Are You an Up-and-Coming Games Designer?
18 February 2011
Adam Smith College are giving teenagers the chance to get involved in learning about the games industry with the start of their new Game Creators’ Academy.
Students Go Green!
11 February 2011
Students at Adam Smith College were encouraged to ‘go green’ recently with the help of a week-long event organised by the Adam Smith College Students’ Association.
Century 21 Takes Richard to Vegas and Beyond!
10 February 2011
Adam Smith College student Richard Cook, from Leven, is certainly well positioned in the job market after taking part in a successful work placement with local estate agent, Century 21.
Mermaid Makes Waves in Kirkcaldy!
07 February 2011
Adam Smith College students on the NQ Working with People course have been taking their latest piece of public art to the townsfolk of Kirkcaldy.
Adam Smith and RICS Scotland Sign Agreement
04 February 2011
College students will receive a boost to their qualifications and careers thanks to an agreement between Adam Smith College and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Step In Celebration
25 January 2011
Students from Adam Smith College were celebrating this week after completing an 18 week ‘Step In’ course.
Students See Holocaust in Black and White
20 January 2011
Adam Smith College students studying ‘Preparing to Care’ found a creative side they never knew they had after being involved in a special project to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Students Brave the Elements!
12 January 2011
On a freezing wet Wednesday in November, eight Adam Smith College Get Ready for Work Construction Engineering students from Lochgelly Campus, walked across the Forth Road Bridge in aid of Down's Syndrome Scotland and raised over £200!
New Year New You With Help From Adam Smith
10 January 2011
If 2011 is the year that you want to learn new skills, get a new job, make new friends or start a new hobby, let Adam Smith College show you how with their new range of courses launched this month.
Students Gain Some Expert Retail Therapy
21 December 2010
While most of us trudge around the shops for last-minute Christmas gifts, students from Adam Smith College have been benefitting from their own retail therapy to help them secure new jobs in the New Year.
20 December 2010
Building on the success of previous placements where students have been successfully employed by local companies the College’s Computing Department has again matched up a successful partnership.
Students Go Beyond the Call of Duty
17 December 2010
Adam Smith College students studying ‘Step Up To Media’ at the College’s Leven Campus have embarked on a historical journey to produce a World War Two Memorial documentary.
Prince’s Trust Proud of Local Heroes
16 December 2010
Adam Smith College took some time out today to celebrate and recognise the achievements of its 26th Prince’s Trust Team programme.
Industry Support for World-Class Centre
15 December 2010
Students studying at Adam Smith College’s new £17.5 million Future Skills Centre have had a fantastic boost to their training thanks to leading petrochemical and refining company INEOS, who have donated machinery to the Centre.
Students Log On To eLearning
08 December 2010
Students at Adam Smith College are benefitting from some of the most up-to-date methods of learning as the College becomes one of the first in the UK to fully embrace the digital era.
Hair Masterclass at Adam Smith
02 December 2010
Top UK Hairstylist, Stephen Glendinning, took a break from styling hair for celebrities, fashion models and TV stars to spend some time at Adam Smith College as part of this year’s International Hair Masterclass.
Science Event is Spectacular!
16 November 2010
From CSI fingerprints and DNA jewellery to flying recycled plastic planes and experimental explosions - just a few of the great activities visitors to Adam Smith College enjoyed at the ‘Science Spectacular’ event held recently.
Scots Student Wins World Packaging Competition
14 November 2010
A former student from Adam Smith College in Fife has been awarded the top place at a prestigious international packaging design championship, fending off competition from entrants around the world.
William Wins a Double HIT!
13 November 2010
An Adam Smith College student has been rubbing shoulders with some of the world’s top hospitality professionals after winning a prestigious scholarship.
Triple Success for Computing Students
12 November 2010
Three award winning computing students have been recognised for their achievements at a special presentation event held at Adam Smith College recently.
Adam Smith Helps Show Europe ‘How to Webcast’
10 November 2010
Adam Smith College is continuing to lead the way in elearning by sharing its knowledge and the benefits of webcasting with academics and training companies across Europe.
Team Celebrates 20th Anniversary
29 October 2010
The Prince’s Trust has launched Make a Change Week (25 – 29 Oct.) as part of a week- long celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of its flagship Team programme.
Tourism Challenges Fife’s High Schools!
24 October 2010
Four Fife secondary schools took part in the final event of the 2010 “My Tourism Challenge” held recently at Adam Smith College’s St Brycedale campus.
Libyan Students Graduate at Adam Smith
15 October 2010
Ten Libyan oil workers are graduating from Adam Smith College as a result of an international partnership between the college and two Libyan oil companies, Harouge Oil and Mellitah Oil.
College Staff Celebrate at Graduation
11 October 2010
A group of Adam Smith College staff have managed to balance their full-time positions with studying to become the first staff members to obtain a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Qualification through a new staff training programme.
Principal Warns of Challenges Facing Colleges
07 October 2010
Dr Craig Thomson, Principal of Adam Smith College, warned of the challenges facing colleges across Scotland in the face of imminent spending cuts, highlighting that college funding could be cut by 25% in a period of four years.
New Computers for Clued Up!
27 September 2010
Kirkcaldy based “Clued Up”, a drug and alcohol support agency for young Fifers, was delighted to receive three brand new laptops from Adam Smith College this week.
Helena Kennedy Scholarship Award to Local Student
10 September 2010
Adam Smith student Jackie Smith, 33, from Glenrothes is celebrating this week after hearing she has been awarded a £1,500 sum and mentoring support thanks to the Helena Kennedy Foundation.
Celebratory Lunch at Leven
20 August 2010
Students from Adam Smith College and local employers marked their successful relationship recently at a special celebration lunch held at the College’s Leven Campus.
Get Ready for Work Help the Heroes
17 August 2010
Students on the Get Ready for Work programme at Adam Smith College were more than prepared when they decided to raise money for the Help the Heroes Campaign recently.
So you think you can dance…?
16 August 2010
With the rise in popularity of dance, through shows like Glee, So You Think You Can Dance and Strictly Come Dancing, there’s never been a better time to sign up for a dance course.
Jane Helps Her Family Go Further
06 August 2010
Proud Mum Jane Cape from Kennoway is leading the way when it comes to learning. Not only has Jane herself taken the first courageous step to come to college, after many years away from education, she has encouraged her four children to do the same.
Success for Talented Adam Smith Staff
23 July 2010
Talented Hospitality and Tourism lecturers at Adam Smith College are always in high demand due to their phenomenal skills, creativity and sheer passion for their industry.
Creative Success Awarded at Adam Smith College
22 July 2010
Two students studying HND Visual Communication at Adam Smith College were jumping for joy recently when they were selected to receive Scholarships from global marketing and design company, the Native Agency.
Students in Twin Town Talks
16 July 2010
Eight sports students from Adam Smith College were delighted to be able to visit Ingolstadt, Germany, recently.
Achievement in Learning
15 July 2010
Learners from Fife have received awards to recognise their achievements. Dr Craig Thomson, Principal of Adam Smith College, welcomed the students from local Learning Centres in Burntisland, Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes.
Building Dreams with Scholarship Success
14 July 2010
Richmond Homes and Adam Smith College celebrated their strong foundations recently at a Scholarship presentation for five lucky construction students.
Gordon Brown Praises Student Presidents
08 July 2010
Chancellor of Adam Smith College, Gordon Brown MP, made a special visit to the College’s Kirkcaldy campus recently to give his best wishes, praise and support to the College’s outgoing and incoming Student Presidents.
Megan Receives College Award
29 June 2010
Megan Allan, 25, from Kirkcaldy was joined by family and tutors at an informal celebration where she was presented with Adam Smith College’s Philomena Award for Highers and Social Sciences.
Joshua Gets On His Bike For Charity
28 June 2010
Adam Smith College and FMC Technologies apprentice Joshua Jack is due to make two new life changing journeys this year - one to Glenrothes and another to France.
It’s a Double for Students at Diageo
22 June 2010
Two Adam Smith College students have gained a fantastic insight into the world of work thanks to world leading drinks business Diageo.
Community Kitchen Opens at Leven
21 June 2010
Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsey eat your hearts out! Leven has its very own state-of-the-art community kitchen thanks to a joint initiative between Adam Smith College and NHS Fife.
Gateway To Success Opens For Lauren
18 June 2010
At the age of 21 most people are still starting out on their path to learning or a career - not Lauren McCulloch from Windygates.
Double Award for Giselle
18 June 2010
Giselle Rivas-Cummins from Dalgety Bay has scooped two prestigious awards at the recent Adam Smith College Fife Skills Awards.
Students Help to Care for Carers
17 June 2010
Holistic Therapy students from Adam Smith College have been shortlisted for a top award in recognition of their care for carers.
Karen Scoops Top Award
16 June 2010
“Overwhelmed” and “delighted”, is how Karen Drummond from Freuchie felt after being awarded two awards, including the Best Overall Student of the Year Award at Adam Smith College’s Fife Skills Awards held recently.
Students On the Write Course!
08 June 2010
The Fife Council Museum and Libraries award ceremony for Creative Writing was held recently in Kirkcaldy.
04 June 2010
Ritchie Brown (28), Debbie Elder (49) and 18-year-olds Laura Revell and Sheree White all students at Adam Smith College were all fortunate to get to the qualifying round of the SkillVM competition held in Cardiff recently.
Ready Stenton Cook
03 June 2010
Over 70 people were treated to a unique experience at Adam Smith College's Stenton Campus in Glenrothes.
New Assistant Principals Take the Helm
25 May 2010
With the opening of Adam Smith College's new £17.5 million training centre in Glenrothes just months away it’s an exciting time to be joining one of Scotland’s top Colleges.
Students Excel with Fabulous Fashion
24 May 2010
Adam Smith College’s 2010 Fashion Show proved to be an outstanding success, showcasing the talents of Fife’s finest up-and-coming student designers.
Adam Smith Students Cook Up Success
21 May 2010
Six students from the Adam Smith College are the latest in a long line of culinary talent aiming to make a mark in the catering industry.
SVQ Fundraising at Leven
19 May 2010
Full time students in the SVQ Using Information Technology course at the Leven Campus have been doing fundraising events to raise funds for their residential team building weekend away.
Fabulous Fashion at Rothes Halls
18 May 2010
Fashion ‘Chaos’ is about to land at the Rothes Halls in Glenrothes – just one of the many themes in Adam Smith College’s, not to be missed, annual fashion extravaganza.
Students Fundraising Success
07 May 2010
Adam Smith College HNC Hairdressing Students recently held a successful ‘Ladies Night’ pampering charity event, on the 26th April 2010 at the Beveridge Park Hotel.
Pilot Course Takes Off!
28 April 2010
Adam Smith College and the Scottish Fire Services College have come together to pilot an exciting new innovative management course.
Ladies Night at the Beveridge Park
22 April 2010
The HNC Hairdressing students from Adam Smith College are hosting a Ladies Night on the Monday 26th April from 7:30pm – 10pm at the Beveridge Park Hotel, Kirkcaldy.
Murder at the Oscars
01 April 2010
HND Events Management students from Adam Smith College are organising a charity event on Saturday 10 April 2010 from 7 pm.
Pupils Inform Delegates at High Profile Summit
31 March 2010
Pupils from two Fife Primary schools helped showcase skills for the future and highlight the benefits of school college partnerships at a high profile conference held recently.
Students Double Their Options
29 March 2010
Students studying Higher National Diplomas at Adam Smith College have been given an opportunity to access further study thanks to a partnership between Adam Smith College and the University of Abertay Dundee.
Adam Smith Shares Success at Downing Street
24 March 2010
Adam Smith College Principal Dr Craig Thomson recently joined other Principals from English and Welsh Colleges at a reception with the Prime Minister at Number 10.
Healthfest 2010 Is On Its Way!
23 March 2010
Students at Adam Smith College have been working hard to promote healthy living and cultural diversity within Fife by organising a fun-filled Healthfest event.
Big Cig Says ‘Stub It Out’
10 March 2010
Staff and students from Adam Smith College were encouraged to ‘Stub It Out’ on No Smoking Day by ‘Big Cig’ who made a guest appearance at the College’s St Brycedale Campus.
Adam Smith Links with Business!
01 March 2010
Adam Smith College student Gary Campbell has certainly made some great connections during his BSc Applied Networking course at the College’s Priory Campus in Kirkcaldy.
Adam Smith College Joins iTunes U
26 February 2010
Adam Smith College joins iTunes U (www.itunes.co.uk), a dedicated area of the iTunes Store that offers free audio and video content from leading educational institutions.
Students Benefit From New Business Club
25 February 2010
Students studying Business at Adam Smith College are benefitting from a new Business Club launched this week by the College’s Chair of the Board of Governors, Graham Johnstone.
Applications Soar at Adam Smith College
24 February 2010
Adam Smith College is seeing a bumper rise in applications to College courses all of which is being made easier thanks to new online systems which have recently been introduced.
Skills for a Low Carbon Economy
22 February 2010
Dr Craig Thomson, Principal of Adam Smith College, has highlighted how the transition to a low carbon economy offers one of the greatest economic opportunities known for a generation.
Architect Draws a Keen Audience!
15 February 2010
Adam Smith College hosted a lecture on Naval Architecture at the College’s St Brycedale Campus recently. An audience of over 60 delegates enjoyed the lecture which was delivered by Les Dickson, Commercial Director, Northern Europe, Serimax.
Step In Celebration
08 February 2010
Students from Adam Smith College were celebrating recently after completing a new 18 week ‘Step In’ course.
Science Students Win Scholarship
28 January 2010
Two Science students from Adam Smith College are the latest in a long line of students to benefit from a unique Scholarship in memory of Angela Stewart-Grant.
College New Build Praised by Minister
20 January 2010
Keith Brown, Minister for Skills and Lifelong Learning, visited Adam Smith College’s Stenton Campus in Glenrothes on Wednesday (20 January).
Adam Smith Students Reach for the Sky
18 January 2010
Adam Smith College Tourism students were given a warm welcome to EasyJets Training Academy at Luton when they visited earlier this month.
Shipbuilding Students Celebration
14 January 2010
HNC Shipbuilding students were granted a number of awards recently at a special ceremony at Adam Smith College’s Mitchelston Campus in Kirkcaldy.
Adam Smith’s Christmas Countdown
18 December 2009
The Christmas countdown was on at Adam Smith College recently when NC students from the College’s Institute of Business, Management and Computing took part in the Countdown Challenge.
Students have fun raising funds!
11 December 2009
Hair and Beauty Students and staff from Adam Smith College got dressed up as Christmas girls, elfs, bumble bees and other fun characters and held a Fundraising event on Friday 11 December.
Healthfest Award Success
10 December 2009
Staff from Adam Smith College are celebrating this week after picking up an award for Student Learning at the recent Scotland’s Colleges Annual Awards Ceremony held in Glasgow.
High Fashion Hairdressing for Adam Smith Students
09 December 2009
Adam Smith College hairdressing students stole the show recently when they took part in the annual Aberdeen College North East Coast Hair and Beauty Festival and came out winning the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in the High Fashion hair competition.
Students Raise Money for Maggie’s
08 December 2009
Pupils from Kirkcaldy High School currently studying their Skills for Work: Retailing qualification at Adam Smith College put their skills into great use by raising a very impressive £428.36 for Maggie’s last week.
LOST Helps Show Students the Right Way
08 December 2009
Adam Smith College students were given an insightful presentation on solvent abuse recently from a man whose heart is close to the subject.
Young Engineers Given Turbo Boost!
08 December 2009
Adam Smith College’s Robot Roadshows and Young Engineer Clubs have been given a substantial boost this week thanks to Raytheon Systems.
Graduation Celebrations at Adam Smith
01 December 2009
Adam Smith College was a buzz of excitement again this week as the final Graduation Ceremony of the year took place in the College’s St Brycedale Campus.
Losers Will Win at Adam Smith College
20 November 2009
People throughout Fife who are keen to loose weight can now get a helping hand, thanks to a unique new partnership between Adam Smith College and the NHS.
Forward Thinking Levenmouth Praised by Minister
18 November 2009
Alex Neil MSP, Minister for Housing and Communities has congratulated Adam Smith College and the Levenmouth communities on their ‘forward thinking’ approach to opening up opportunity.
13 November 2009
To mark World Quality Day, Adam Smith College in partnership with the Chartered Quality Institute, hosted the inspiring 2009 Loxham Lecture (in memory of John Loxham, the first President of the Institute) recently.
Students are Prepared to Care!
11 November 2009
Adam Smith College students on the Preparing to Care course have raised over £150 for the ‘Help For Heroes’ fund. ‘Help For Heroes’ raises funds to support men and women of the Armed Forces who have been wounded whilst serving their country.
I’m Gordon Ramsay – and I’m totally Adam Smith!
10 November 2009
Gordon Ramsay, The Hairy Bikers and James Martin – just a few of the celebrity chefs students and staff from Adam Smith College found themselves rubbing shoulders with at the recent BBC Good Food Show held at Glasgow’s SECC.
World Quality Day – The Loxham Lecture
03 November 2009
To mark World Quality Day, Adam Smith College, in partnership with the Chartered Quality Institute, are delighted to host the inspiring 2009 Loxham Lecture on Thursday 12 November.
Cultural Connections on Show
03 November 2009
Adam Smith College will be playing host to a fantastic cultural exhibition by Rainbow Lives Oral History Organisation this month.
Star Student is Nominated for Award
28 October 2009
A former ExxonMobil Chemical employee who dreamed of becoming a teacher has been nominated for an SQA Star Award by his lecturer at Adam Smith College.
Prime Minister Launches Jennie Lee Partnership
24 October 2009
Prime Minister Gordon Brown, local MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, launched an exciting new partnership on Saturday. The Jennie Lee Partnership will lead to improved and extended Higher Education opportunities in Fife.
Journey to Success for Donna
19 October 2009
Donna Miller, who has just successfully graduated with a BA in Learning Difficulties/ Disabilities, not only had to cope with moving almost the length of the country to pursue her studies, but was also tackling an undiagnosed learning difficulty.
Dining in the Streets of Raith
16 October 2009
Raith Rovers Football Club in association with Adam Smith College is delighted to announce a Dinner hosted by internationally renowned crime authors Val McDermid and Ian Rankin.
Laura Graduates and Lands Great Job
15 October 2009
A Glenrothes student has already landed a top job with the NHS, just months after completing the HND Human Resource Management course at Adam Smith College.
Students Get All Round Skills with Robbins & Myers
11 September 2009
Students studying Information Technology at Adam Smith College’s Leven Campus have had a fantastic boost to their training thanks to local engineering company Robbins & Myers UK, formerly Pfauder Balfour.
Adam Smith’s Got Talent!
09 September 2009
Adam Smith College Students showcased their talents recently to family, friends and fellow students using the theme from the Britain’s Got Talent show to present their experiences of the Get Ready for Work course.
A Promising Future On Site For Students
03 September 2009
Darren McHattie from Glenrothes is the first lucky student to benefit from a work placement at Adam Smith College’s new-build development at its Stenton Campus in Glenrothes.
Robot Roadshow Lands at Freuchie
27 August 2009
Pupils from Freuchie Primary School are the latest among thousands of young people throughout Fife who have had the opportunity to find out more about the world of robotics with a little help from Adam Smith College and Raytheon Systems.
Anstruther Muster is Fantastic Success
17 August 2009
Anstruther’s picturesque harbour saw a fun filled few days of activities for all ages last weekend as it hosted the Anstruther Muster 2009.
A Taste of the Sea at Anstruther Muster!
14 August 2009
Adam Smith College’s award winning catering lecturers are on site at Anstruther harbour and are busy cooking up a treat for visitors to the Anstruther Muster event this weekend.
Fashion Student Becomes Top Stylist at Jenners
11 August 2009
A former fashion student at Adam Smith College is now pursuing her dream career as a stylist and personal shopper at the prestigious Jenners department store in Edinburgh, after taking a life-changing course.
Paul is an Award Winner
10 August 2009
An Adam Smith College student was recently named Young Scottish Engineer of the Year after winning a prestigious national skills competition.
Car Wash Charity Success
14 July 2009
Nine students from Adam Smith College used some serious elbow grease recently, scrubbing their way to a huge amount of cash for Rachel House in Kinross.
Mastering the Multimedia Challenge
09 July 2009
Fife school pupils gained fantastic new technology skills recently as they took part in the first annual Mastering Multimedia Challenge at Adam Smith College.
Adam Smith College Breaks Ground on New Build
06 July 2009
Building work is now well underway in creating Adam Smith College’s new world-class Centre for Engineering, Construction and Science at the Stenton Campus in Glenrothes.
All Aboard and Online at the Big Tent!
03 July 2009
Broadband facilities will be available to all festival-goers for the first time at the Big Tent Event in Falkland on 25 and 26 July 2009, thanks to Smart Community Fife, in conjunction with Adam Smith College.
Adam Smith Celebrating Success at Leven
01 July 2009
Adam Smith College’s Leven Campus was celebrating success last week as it was host to an awards lunch for its successful community learning students.
Social Sciences Star Student
26 June 2009
Hardworking Adam Smith College student Rachel Pollock, 18 from Leven was over the moon last week as she was awarded the Philomena Award in recognition of her hard work throughout her course.
Stepping Stone to Success
23 June 2009
An Adam Smith College student recently won a Fife Adult Learners Award in honour of his achievements at the college.
Students Scoop Skills Awards at Prestigious College Ceremony
16 June 2009
Students and staff from Adam Smith College, along with their guests, attended the Adam Smith College Fife Skills Awards on Friday 12th June at College’s Stenton Campus in Glenrothes, which saw 49 students receive awards for their achievements.
Learning is Key to Successful Future
13 June 2009
Dr Craig Thomson, Principal of Adam Smith College has highlighted how learning is the key to dealing with the downturn in the economy and vital in preparation for an economic upturn.
Creative Showcase Wows Visitors
11 June 2009
From fabulous fashion and interesting interiors to charming chairs and amazing animations – students from Adam Smith College wowed visitors during the College's spectacular annual Creative Showcase.
Adam Smith College's New Police Academy
10 June 2009
Adam Smith College and the Scottish Police College recently celebrated their new and unique partnership with an event held at Tulliallan Castle.
Double Act Student Success
03 June 2009
Two Theatre students coming to the end of their studies at Adam Smith College are now able to act out their dreams.
Building for the Future at Adam Smith
03 June 2009
Adam Smith Business Solutions, the new commercial arm of Adam Smith College, is delighted to welcome guest speaker and award winning architect, Professor Ric Russell OBE, to its forthcoming summer Business Networking Event
Spectacular Creative Showcase
29 May 2009
From furniture and jewellery to 3D interiors and fashion, Adam Smith College students will be exhibiting their work at the Creative Showcase next week.
Students are a HIT with Scholarships
21 May 2009
Twenty-six students from Adam Smith College hit the jackpot recently as they were each awarded a prestigious HIT Scotland Scholarship, administered through the College’s charitable trust – the Adam Smith Foundation.
Prince’s Trust Success for Students
08 May 2009
Eight students from Adam Smith College have recently completed the Prince’s Trust programme after an action packed twelve weeks of team building, event organisation and personal development skills.
Artistic Team are the Cutting Edge
30 April 2009
Adam Smith College’s Artistic Team took to the stage at the Scottish Regional Finals of the L’Oreal Professional Colour Trophy recently to be the only College in Scotland to compete with thirty-nine teams.
Business Skills help Students Raise Cash for Charity
23 April 2009
Six students studying a Business Enterprise Module as part of their course at Adam Smith College have taken their new business skills to the next level by raising a massive £342.29 for Cancer Research.
Cutting Edge Programme expands into New Territory
20 April 2009
Adam Smith College’s award-winning culinary training programme, which helps the chefs of the future break into the hospitality industry, has expanded to feature in a string of four and five-star hotels in the Highlands.
Scientifically Good Scholarship
16 April 2009
Four students studying science related courses at Adam Smith College were recently presented with a scholarship in memory of Angela Stewart-Grant.
College Chef Goes to Market
13 April 2009
Adam Smith College’s celebrity chef, Eadie Manson, will be appearing at the Kirkcaldy Farmers’ Market on Saturday 25th April to demonstrate some of his best known recipes.
School Pupils ‘Polish’ up their Skills with Adam Smith
07 April 2009
Pupils from Carleton Primary School in Glenrothes and Strathallan Primary School in Kirkcaldy got a real taste of Europe recently as four Adam Smith College students studying English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) paid them a visit.
06 April 2009
Hundreds of students, staff, school pupils and members of the public are now much more aware of health and cultural diversity thanks to a successful fun event organised by students and staff from Adam Smith College.
Adam Smith College Announces Date for Kofi Annan Lecture
27 March 2009
Adam Smith College is pleased to announce that the 2009 Adam Smith Lecture, which will this year be delivered by former United Nations Secretary-General Mr Kofi Annan, will take place on the 23rd April at the St Bryce Kirk in Kirkcaldy.
Students Organise a Healthy Alternative
26 March 2009
Students currently studying Pre-Access to Nursing at Adam Smith College’s Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Leven campuses have been working hard to promote healthy living and cultural diversity within Fife.
Students ‘HIT’ the National Jackpot
23 March 2009
Two students studying HND Events at Adam Smith College have hit the jackpot after recently being awarded with a national scholarship from HIT Scotland.
Pilot Programme Sparks Nationwide Training
16 March 2009
Scottish Retained Fire and Rescue Managers will soon be brushing up on their management qualifications thanks to a new initiative launched recently by Adam Smith College and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Services College.
Famous Shoes Walk This Way to Raise Awareness of Domestic Abuse
05 March 2009
A new exhibition in Kirkcaldy is providing visitors with the chance to see shoes from some of Scotland’s famous female actors, writers, politicians and entertainers while at the same time highlighting a powerful message about domestic abuse.
Diabetes UK Guests Dine in Style
03 March 2009
Adam Smith College Hospitality students provided a “fine-dining” experience for local members and guests of the Diabetes UK East Fife Group last week for a fund-raising evening in the restaurant of the St Brycedale Campus.
Plumber flies flag for female apprentices
20 February 2009
A female apprentice at Adam Smith College is making her mark in the plumbing industry after completing her second year of a plumbing apprenticeship with Fife Council.
Russell Trust Double Scholarship Fund
18 February 2009
A record number of Adam Smith College students are benefiting from scholarships thanks to the Russell Trust, the charitable trust of local papermaking firm Tullis Russell & Co Ltd.
Adam Smith Gets it Sorted!
13 February 2009
Adam Smith College are leading the way in helping to save the planet by installing new recycling measures throughout all their campuses and buildings.