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IT training specialist SkillsTrain supports University

09-05-2008 07:31 PM CET | Science & Education

Press release from: SkillsTrain

September 4, 2008 - Europe’s leading IT skills training college, SkillsTrain is supporting students at the University of Bedfordshire by sponsoring individual university places and by providing computing equipment worth in excess of £60,000.

The firm, whose head offices are in Collingdon Street, Luton, are among private sector companies who responded to the University’s appeal for financial aid, through scholarships, bursaries and donations.

SkillsTrain’s Jan Telensky said “The future of our country lies in our ability to train students in skills and education which they’ll then be building on for life. Skills are the most important asset we can give our young people. SkillsTrain is training over 100,000 students of all ages at any one time in IT, book-keeping and office skills and we recognise the essential work that the University of Bedfordshire does in training graduates”.

Development Director Alisdaire Lockhart said: "The Development Office has been working to help students at the university and we are really pleased to have secured many big names, including SkillsTrain, willing to donate such generous support.

The University's Vice Chancellor, Professor Les Ebdon added: "We have already seen the remarkable difference such support has made to students and we will strive to help many more."

For further information visit http://www.skillstrainuk.com and http://www.beds.ac.uk

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SkillsTrain is the acknowledged leader in providing affordable, high quality IT training - we are the UK's largest specialist home learning and distance learning provider of IT training courses.

Our specialist knowledge is industry led and commercially focused and will benefit the aspiring IT professional as well as those taking the first steps towards gaining a professionally recognised IT qualification. Our IT courses provide the skills and qualifications that can make a difference to your career success, whether you are seeking an entirely new career or boosting your earning potential in your existing career in IT.
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SkillsTrain
80-88 Collingdon Street
Luton
LU11RX
0800181076
Press contact:
Mary Stuart-Miller,
01403 738844,
m.stuart-miller@virgin.net

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