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15 March 2019

Exclusive Artist’s Impressions of the University Campus North Lincolnshire (UCNL) Ready for Public Events

There will also be an additional employers’ breakfast meeting on Tuesday 26th March 2019, 7.30am – 9.00am. Employers from around the region are encouraged to come and see how they can link up with the UCNL, support new talent and get involved in the UCNL in other ways including work experience, apprenticeships and industry insights. This is a booking only event, so all interested groups and individuals are advised to

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21 February 2019

College Scoops Apprenticeship Contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

The world largest rotor blade, the B75, is on the ground and ready to be assembled on the hub. Field testing the 154-meter rotor for the six-megawatt turbine is an exciting step in the development of competitive technologies for the large offshore wind farms of the future. Siemens incorporated the technological expertise gained over more than three decades into the development of both the gearless turbine and its 75-meter rotor

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23 January 2019

College Recognised for its Duke of Edinburgh Success

Stacey Blackwell (Student Activity Coordinator) was invited down to St James’ Palace due to the success of the award delivered at North Lindsey College – reaching an all-time record, with 95 students achieving their bronze award. This is a first for North Lindsey College and has created great interest, which is something that has never been achieved before locally. Stacey said, “This was possible due to all the staff supporting

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16 January 2019

STUDENTS BUILD WITH GUY MARTIN

The students were tasked to work alongside Guy to renovate a bar and decorate and modernise the lower area of the venue at Café Indie, a live music venue in Scunthorpe. “It’s been a really good experience” said Katie Wallace (17) Level 2 Painting and Decorating student, she continued, “It has been really hands on and I would love to do it again, it’s been brilliant.” The students feature in

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19 December 2018

Students Create a Christmas Adventure

Each child received their very own Iron Air passport, as the children stepped on board for the imaginary trip before meeting Santa himself.  “The annual Lapland event was such a fantastic success overall and the students, staff and children really enjoyed themselves. It is a way for my students to gain experience in planning, delivering and evaluating an event for their assignments. It was such a proud moment to see

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19 December 2018

Staff Celebrate Outstanding Service

The event was to celebrate and recognise staff who have given outstanding service, commitment and dedication to the College over a significant number of years. Mick Lochran (College Principal) said, “It’s incredible to think that these staff alone reached 887 years’ service to the College; with this comes experience and knowledge which is irreplaceable.  They truly are North Lindsey through and through.” One of the longest reigning members of staff

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19 December 2018

College Welcomes School Pupils to a Day in Engineering

The students had the opportunity to learn about raw materials, quality, evaporation, wastage, engineering, machinery, production and working as a team. As well as gain hands-on experience working with a fully operational custom lined production machine. Max Snell (13) from Baysgarth School said, “It’s been very interesting learning about how to make soap.  We used maths this morning to make sure we got the measurements right to make the soap. 

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19 December 2018

College Holds an Elf Day to Raise Awareness of Dementia

Julie and Emma Buttrick decided to run the campaign on campus to help raise the profile of Dementia and help others understand the illness and the impact it has on both the individual and their loved ones. Dementia is a word to describe a variety of symptoms including memory loss, confusion, mood changes and difficulty with daily tasks. According to Alzheimer’s UK, 850,000 people are estimated to be living with

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13 December 2018

Students’ Career Opportunities at Sea

Students have to be qualified to Level 3 and be a minimum of age eighteen.  Further training is then offered to them upon successful applications at the Steiner Training Academy, which then prepares students to learn a variety of skills need to work on a cruise ship and be part of the Steiner group. Janine Brown (Steiner Recruitment Manager England, Scotland and Wales) said, “It was fantastic speaking to students

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27 November 2018

North Lindsey College Remembers Armistice Day

The College held a service on campus, which included a two-minute silence, a bugler play the Last Post and a special wreath giving. The event saw over 300 staff, students and visitors, including representatives from the Royal Legion, Councillors and veterans attend and pay their respects. Engineering and motor vehicle students played a pivotal role in the remembrance activities making a specially crafted “100” memorial, created using 457 bespoke metal poppies

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