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November 2018

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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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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