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02 December 2022

DN Colleges Group receives Matrix Standard Accreditation 

The Matrix Standard is owned by the Department for Education and was launched in 2002. It is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance to clients either as their sole purpose or as part of their wider service offer.   DN Colleges Group includes North Lindsey College, University Campus North Lincolnshire, Doncaster College, University Campus Doncaster and Humber Energy Skills Training Academy. As part of the inspection,

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11 November 2022

College Student becomes World Champion at 16  

The talented weightlifter has only been taking the sport seriously for around a year and a half after receiving encouragement from a coach at his local gym and being armed with knowledge he has learnt from his College course.    Leon travelled to Slovakia on the 17th October 2022 with the support of his family to achieve his dream of becoming the World Champion for his age and weight category. Leon took part in bench-press, deadlift and squat. Leon broke the world record in the 125 Kg Teenage 2 Raw Full Powerlifting Category with a 270.5kg deadlift. He also managed a 130kg bench press and a 255kg

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20 October 2022

Local Engineering Firm Looks for Its Next Generation of Engineers

The assessment took place on the Wednesday 19th October in the College’s industry-standard mechanical engineering workshops.    The engineering sector is currently facing a skills gap that has led to a shortfall in the number of skilled engineers. Collingwood Engineering are looking to recruit a new generation of their workforce to help the business expand over the coming years, and have come to North Lindsey College for this.    Jason Deer, Managing

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19 October 2022

College sees huge numbers attend its latest open event

Over 1,700 attended the popular Scunthorpe college’s event, which took place on Tuesday 18th October.  The College was a hive of activity with subject areas showcasing students’ work and their industry-standard facilities. The event was a great opportunity for future students to discover how the college can support them to develop their potential and aim for the chosen careers.   Visitors were able to see the college’s newly installed Health Simulation

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21 September 2022

College Student Takes to the Stage

Ellie auditioned after spotting the auditions advertised on social media and felt it would help her gain some invaluable industry experience, with Ellie participating in the audition process with over 30 young dancers who also auditioned to take part in the pantomime.  After performing a jazz and ballet routine, Ellie was one of twelve auditionees that were selected to perform as part of the production. She said, “when I found

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15 September 2022

College Celebrates 5 Years of Success in Musical Theatre 

The course, which develops students’ singing, dancing and acting skills, sees alumni progress onto highly competitive higher education courses once they complete their qualification at the popular Scunthorpe college.  Students have consistently achieved grades from Pass to Distinction throughout the last half a decade, with the continued success seeing an influx of new students enrolling in the hope of breaking into the industry like the students before them.    Linked to

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31 August 2022

New AAT qualifications

These courses are ideal for learners with busy lives who are looking to change careers or learn new skills for their current role.  Significant funding is available to learners through the government’s National Skills fund, meaning that courses at Level 3 are free of charge to eligible learners. Funding and loans are also available for Level 2 and Level 4 courses, please contact the college for more information.  The blended

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12 July 2022

College celebrates student success at their annual FE awards ceremony 

The event has been held online for the last two years due to Covid, was held on campus for the first time in two years, with staff and students keen to celebrate in a full ceremony. The College awarded trophies to students, alongside nominated staff in line with their core values and cast a light on those who had shone over the past academic year. The event welcomed inspirational guest

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30 June 2022

Talented former hairdressing student becomes an author

Since leaving North Lindsey College, Jade has had a fantastic career and developing her entrepreneurial mindset in the hair and beauty industry.   When Jade completed her course at North Lindsey College, she secured a very competitive place to continue with her education at York St John University to study for a foundation degree in media hair and make-up. This led her to a glittering career working on ITV sets including

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08 June 2022

College Welcomes new Additions to Animal Management

The department is also home to over 60 species, the new additions are a very welcome addition to the College’s menagerie and is a large fowl that the College has never had the opportunity to house before.  The peafowls came from Norfolk and will eventually live with the Guernsey goats and chickens outside and will be free to roam in a dedicated area for them. The peafowls currently have no tail trains

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05 May 2022

Students broaden their skills after trip to the Caribbean 

A group of vocational students from North Lindsey College and Doncaster College have broadened and developed their work and employability skills in St. Lucia thanks to Turing Scheme funding. The Turing Scheme is the UK’s global programme to study and work abroad enabling students to develop new skills, gain international experience and boost their employability.   The students undertook placements in sports, public services and animal care/conservation work programmes designed to

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05 April 2022

Prestigious Engineering Scholarship

The scholarship offers the opportunity for students to study a Level 4 HNC in Engineering at UCNL at no cost, the ECITB will cover the cost of all tuition fees, also students will receive a £140 per week bursary grant during term time.   The new offer is a fantastic opportunity as it helps prepare students for employment and includes employer engagement during the programme to help make those connections ready

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25 March 2022

College Woodland Project is Taking Shape 

North Lindsey College, which is part of DN Colleges Group, with support from the Woodland Trust is paving the way to create a new woodland area, using 300 native trees provided by the Woodland Trust.   The woodland is part of the Sustainability group’s approach to work towards net-zero emissions and reduce the environmental impact through innovation and collaboration. 300 trees will be planted in total which include a variety of species including Silver Birch, Hawthorne,

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21 March 2022

College Construction students to build a new station platform as part of their latest community project

Construction at DN Colleges Group have pledged to create a station platform at Crowle Peatland Railway. Doncaster College and North Lindsey College students will take on the project to develop their skills in the community on a real client-based task. Engineering students have already brought a small locomotive back to life at the railway and will now see Construction students’ involvement in a new project which will see them erecting

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