Get in the driving seat of a Routemaster Bus at the College of North East London (CONEL)
On Tuesday 24 May, a Routemaster bus will be parked in the College car park as part of the activities on offer during Adult Learners' Week (21 - 27 May 2005). Its conductor-tutor will welcome passersby from 10am until 4pm and invite them to explore the parts of a London Routemaster not usually seen by the public. This is a unique opportunity to get on board before these much-loved buses disappear from our streets. Arriva is donating the bus for the day. Refreshments will be provided inside the College and visitors will have a chance to test their skills in the Trade Union Learning Centre.
CONEL has been working with Arriva and their union (Transport and General Workers) for many years and provided the equipment for the new Trade Union Learning Centre at Arriva when it was created in August 2004.
Other events that CONEL will be holding during the week are free hair and beauty treatments in The Style Zone, yoga classes for the over 60s, mathematics and form filling workshops and talks on careers in radio. An art exhibition will run from Friday 20 May in the main reception area, with a chance to meet the artists between 1pm and 3:30pm on Wednesday 25 May. For further details and to book appointments in the Style Zone, please call the information line on 020 8442 3055. Or visit the CONEL website
About the College of North East London (CONEL)
CONEL has around 12,000 full-time and part-time students and approximately 1,000 staff on several sites including the Tottenham Centre, Tottenham Green Centre, Heron House and the Middlesex University Campus in Enfield.
CONEL offer cutting edge facilities and inspirational study environments including excellent Information Technology (IT), a conference and exams hall and an open access advice and guidance centre. Recent additions include the building of a new exam hall to seat 185 people and the complete re-design of the Advice Centre.
About Adult Learners' Week
Adult Learners Week is the UKs largest national learning campaign. It promotes education and training for adults, provides access to information and guidance and motivates adults to participate in learning opportunities. It is a collaborative venture between education and training providers, broadcasters and national and local government.
For more information visit the NIACE website
- Last Updated: 19 May 2005