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27 November 2018

You’re Never Too Old to Learn

Donald came to North Lindsey College to learn how to record and write his own music. He already has experience performing locally but was keen to pursue his interest in song writing and gain more knowledge whilst helping perfect his technique. He has now been accepted at the Echo Factory in Leicestershire where he will spend the next three years gaining his degree in the industry. Mario Gazi (Music Lecturer)

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27 November 2018

Part Time University Courses More Accessible than Ever

Changes to the student finance system this year have made it easier than ever for people to study a part time degree programme. Any UK citizen without a degree is highly likely to obtain a student loan to fund their student fees and may also get a maintenance loan, dependant on household income. Whilst the term ‘student loan’ makes it sound like you would be getting in to debt, in

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27 November 2018

Inspiring Innovative Engineering

The college is keen to demonstrate the fun side of engineering and the huge rewards both psychologically and financially that can be achieved. Students have been given the opportunity to come up with their own projects, ideas and solutions to problems whilst applying science, maths, innovation, design and construction to the mechanical, electrical and engineering programmes. Some of the extra projects for the students will be involved in during the

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27 November 2018

North Lindsey College Student wins World Championship Bout

North Lindsey College is proud to welcome Gemma back to the classroom following her AIBA Women's Youth World Championship bout. Gemma is not only now a World Champion but also a sport student and advocate of the College’s Boxing Academy. Ian Hamilton (North Lindsey College Curriculum Leader in Sport and Uniformed Services) said, “As a department we are so proud of Gemma’s achievements. She is such a dedicated and disciplined

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27 November 2018

North Lindsey College proudly sponsors newly qualified nurses at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

For the second year running, the College has been keen sponsors at the event which celebrates the period of preceptorship for the newly qualified nurses. It also develops the confidence to practise competently as a nurse, midwife or specialist community health nurse. Tara Filby (Chief Nurse) commented, “I am absolutely thrilled with what our nurses and allied health professionals have achieved over the last year. This celebration event was the

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27 November 2018

Engineering Partnership Enables College to Take Delivery of a Wind Turbine Component for Apprenticeship Training

A nacelle component of a wind turbine has been donated by Siemens will be housed at North Lindsey College’s training partner CATCH based in Stallingborough which specialises in training in the energy, renewables, process and engineering sectors. The nacelle is the component that transforms the wind's kinetic energy into mechanical energy to turn a generator and then in turn produces electricity. Richard Worker (Head of Training Centre, Siemens) ‘The initial idea

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27 November 2018

Scunthorpe University Centre Open for Enrolment with New Provision!

The University Centre has an excellent reputation, established over 28 years and continues to grow. September 2017 saw 1100 students on part-time and full-time programmes at HNC, HND and Degree level in a range of subjects in business and management, construction, computing, counselling, education, English and history, engineering, health and social care, science, social sciences and sport. The new provision for September 2018 is the foundation degree, FdA Children, Learning

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16 September 2018

It’s not too late to enrol!

Buss passes, free lunches, and financial support teams are at the ready to support those new students as quickly as possible. Costa and Starbucks are fully reloaded and the diner is stocked for all those students wanting to take advantage of our term time free breakfast! Don’t worry if you haven’t applied to study here at North Lindsey. Places are still available and we are here to help you with

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14 September 2018

Engineering Students Bring History Back to Life!

The College is playing a huge part in a drive to return the Simplex Mechanical Locomotive to the Crowle Moors and create a physical link to historical peat working. Engineering students will be working on the project as part of their course and be part of the project. The restoration project is a working with interested parties including the Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire who will be creating a replica of

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14 September 2018

Renewables Course Significant Development

Those looking to progress into this sector can apply to study renewable engineering, delivered in the college’s specialist Engineering Technology Centre, based at the Kingsway campus in Scunthorpe. Renewable energy is generated from natural resources such as the sun, wind, and water, using technology which ensures that the energy stores are naturally replenished. “This is a significant development for the college,” say North Lindsey College Principal Mick Lochran. “Providing new

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14 September 2018

College Tutor leads GCSEs by Example

Adrian Streather (Mathematics lecturer at North Lindsey College) put his professional reputation on the line when he sat his GSCE maths but certainly led by example when he picked up his results; putting him in the top 2% in the country. Adrian wanted to re-sit due to the Government changes, top see how they impacted on the exam and conditions and also put himself in the same position as his

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14 September 2018

A Level Provision

A 100% achievement rate was reported in A Level maths, enabling many students to progress onto university. For many North Lindsey College students the move is not too far away with higher education provision available on site at The University Centre. Joel Brand (18) a former Frederick Gough student received a B grade in A Level Mathematics.  He also studied on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering alongside this

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14 August 2018

College Chief Executive Extends a Warm Welcome to Future Enrolments

The enrolment process will be taking place between 23 rd  August and 30th  August, with every new and returning student allocated a space during these dates. Any students unable to attend these dates can attend another session which can be found on the college website at www.northlindsey.ac.uk/enrolment. “We are really looking forward to welcoming all our new students this year and supporting them on their path to a successful future career,” said

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