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27 November 2018

Open Evening 2018 Success

All curriculum areas had the opportunity to show off their facilities and programme offerings to the public, with all visitors encouraged to tour the College to chat to tutors, current students and see the investments around campus for themselves. Parent Sam Bainbridge (47) was wowed by the College and the facilities, “it’s been just brilliant. The staff and students informed my son just what he can go on to achieve.

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27 November 2018

Celebrity Hair and Makeup Artist Gives the Ultimate Tutorial to Students

Helen was amazed by the facilities at North Lindsey College and spent the full day in the salon with the students. She demonstrated two full looks including a day and an evening image before the students re-created the look with the guidance of the professional. The demonstrations considered textures, colours and enhancing skills. Helen also covered cross infection, cleanliness, behaviour around clients and spoke the reality of being a make-up

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27 November 2018

Engineering Students Create a Memorial for 100 Years of Remembrance

457 metal poppies have been cut out from steel, shaped, polished, sprayed and bolted to metal work to create the work of art. The piece is particularly poignant, as each poppy represents a fallen individual from the Scunthorpe District. The iconic sculpture measures 2.4 metre in length and 1.1 metre in height. The piece is part of a collaboration right across the College, with students from all of North Lindsey

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27 November 2018

ITEC Apprentice Wins Prestigious Award

Having completed the pre-apprenticeship ITEC programme, Lewis Colbrook is now continuing to work towards achieving his apprenticeship whilst in industry with Environmental Systems and Services UK Limited. He was delighted to win the award stating, “I wasn’t expecting anything.  You don’t expect to pick up an award for something that you enjoy doing.” Lewis continued, “I was overwhelmed and proud of everything that I have achieved from College.  The course

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27 November 2018

Celebrity Hairdresser Back to College

Lee has a long-standing working relationship with the DN Colleges Group, consisting of North Lindsey College and Doncaster College, to deliver industry standard sessions aimed at those interested in progressing in the sector. This week Lee spent the full day working with students from both colleges, spending the morning in Scunthorpe then travelling over to Doncaster to deliver masterclasses to the Level 2 students in the salon. Lee makes numerous

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27 November 2018

Open Event Welcomes all to College

Prospective students of all ages are encouraged to visit the event and to see the variety of routes into industry that are available at their local college. Every year hundreds of people, including school leavers and those returning to education attend the open event to discuss their options, make an early application and start their journey with the college. The entire campus is open, with curriculum areas showcasing their facilities

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27 November 2018

Cookery Students Receive Top Advice from Michelin Star Chef

Second year students benefitted from James’ years of experience during a guest lecture, where he offered them a first class work experience opportunity at the former coaching inn set in the glorious surroundings of the Dalton Estate. “It’s great to get involved with colleges and speak to students about their ambitions, their likes and dislikes and inspire them to be the next big thing in the industry,” says James. “I

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27 November 2018

Students’ Colourful Start to College

Activities have been taking place all week to welcome new and returning student’s to North Lindsey College as they start their new programmes of study. Fresher’s events have been happening all over the country and North Lindsey College is no exception.  The event encouraged staff and students to participate and meet all the new and existing students and show them the fun side of learning at North Lindsey College. The

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27 November 2018

A Clean Start for Engineering Students

The soap machine has been installed in the multi-million pound engineering facilities on the College’s Scunthorpe campus and will enhance students’ knowledge in robotics, pneumatics and Six Sigma which helps eliminate defects. “This is an opportunity for our students to work on real life sector-based engineering” says Antoune Holmes (Employability Facilitator in Engineering) he continued, “students will have a hands on opportunity of a production line including pneumatics and electronics

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27 November 2018

Dance Professional Leads the Way

Daniel left his home town of Scunthorpe to join the Royal Ballet School in London when he was only eleven years old and continued with his studies there until he was sixteen. He has continued to work in the industry he is passionate about, but before he started another round of auditions he took time out to come to North Lindsey College to pass on his expertise. Dan informed the

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27 November 2018

North Lindsey College teams up with Jack Tighe Ltd to offer an exciting new apprenticeship opportunity

For anyone interested in a career in engineering, construction or as a vehicle body repair this may be another opportunity to consider. The traineeship is a twelve-week programme and is aimed at individuals who would like a career in a very specialised industry, a profession with work all over the UK with each job requiring a range of skilled trades to deliver each contract. This traineeship could lead to an

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27 November 2018

32 New Apprentices at CATCH

CATCH is an industry led partnership supporting the process, energy, engineering and renewable industries in the Humber region. For any enquiries or further information regarding programmes at CATCH please contact the customer services team on 01724 281111 or email info@northlindsey.ac.uk

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27 November 2018

Local Students Graduate in Lincoln

With 28 years of delivering higher education, the University Centre continues to grow, in terms of student numbers, successful outcomes and reputation. This year, the University Centre will welcome over 1100 students, with them studying a range of HNCs, HNDs, foundation degrees and bachelor degrees, with our partner universities, which include the University of Lincoln, University of Hull, Sheffield Hallam University and University of Huddersfield. Steven Johnstone (Director of HE

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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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