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25 November 2020

UCNL Charity Skydive for Ghana

The daring members of staff and UCNL students will freefall at 125mph above North Lincolnshire in January 2021. Gillian Reid (UCNL Head of Department Health, Life and Social Science) is raising money for a project in Ghana, after previously organising a week-long trip with students from the UCNL in Scunthorpe in October 2019. The plan is to make a return visit to the same school after realising their need for vital essentials.

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03 November 2020

North Lindsey College Brings in the Army!

he Army boasts over 200 careers and a team of representatives shared their experiences with the group of Sport and Uniformed Services students who may be considering a career in the Armed Forces in the future.   Staff Sargent Mike commented, “This is only the third face-to-face event we have held this year and it has been great to be able to interact with the students and discuss the opportunities to

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27 October 2020

North Lindsey Celebrates Staff Members’ Hidden Talents 

Love Our Colleges is part of a national campaign and for 2020 one of the suggestions was to share memorable moments and best sporting achievements.   Talented staff from across the College’s provision have come forward in droves to reveal some fantastic private passions and memorable events, that help to enrich students’ College experience through their own hidden talents.   Just a few of the revelations have included Duty Officer of

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27 October 2020

NLC students offered unique film work experience 

The production is filmed in Northern Lincolnshire in October and was created by film production company ‘Chicken in a Graveyard’ and directed by Francesco Mineo.   Featuring local landmarks such as Brigg Town Hall, the movie will feature two Performing Arts students Chardonnay Bonnett and Macey Dempsey who have been picked to take part and will be on screen, along with further North Lindsey College students working back–stage in areas such as hair, make-up and film production.    Chardonnay said, “I’ve never auditioned for a film before

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21 October 2020

North Lindsey College Shares the Love During National Colleges Week

North Lindsey College is a member of the Association of Colleges (AoC) which wants to see colleges and funding for them prioritised nationally and locally to aid the recovery from the pandemic that will be vital to the future success of the country.   David Hughes, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, said, “This year has been unprecedented in every way, but colleges have risen to all the challenges thrown at

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09 October 2020

North Lindsey College Holds a Week of Virtual Open Evenings 

These events will give prospective students the opportunity to hear from subject tutors, participate in a mini session in some areas and get to know more about the qualifications on offer. Each evening will cover a handful of areas, so students can register for the subject area they would like to hear from. The event is part of a suite of virtual events the College have delivered since the start of March. “Open Events are

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28 September 2020

North Lindsey Tutor the Latest Microsoft Innovative Trainer  

Ellen Lumgair, who works at the popular Scunthorpe College, has now gained MIE status and is the first to achieve the accolade within DN Colleges Group. Phil Whitehead, the Digital Teaching and Learning Manager at North Lindsey and Microsoft Learning Consultant, is now a Master Trainer with Microsoft and has been Ellen’s Mentor throughout the process.   To become an MIE trainer Ellen undertook various CPD through the Microsoft Education Centre

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28 September 2020

North Lindsey Planter to Support Macmillan Team 

Mark Ullah, Maintenance Operator at North Lindsey College, decided that he wanted to support local causes by raising money and he could do this by using his trade skills. In his spare time Mark built a bespoke planter, which he donated to the team to be raffled off during their own Macmillan Coffee Morning. This will be held at their work base Global House, one of the buildings on the

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22 September 2020

DofE praise North Lindsey College 

The College have been praised by the DofE for its local contributions between April 2019 and March 2020. The social value of the hours comes to a staggering £5428.80 which has benefitted the local community. All funds raised by the College has come from a wide range of student projects including volunteering at Magic Moments, The Hastings Centre, Lincolnshire House, Lindsey Lodge Hospice, Low Field House, Scope and Sue Ryder. Students also

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21 September 2020

North Lindsey College selected to be WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence

The link will mean that staff across the Group will benefit from bespoke training to support their CPD, which in turn will mean students will benefit from tutors with industry trained tutors. The work will be led by WorldSkills UK High-Performance Skills Coaches, who are all experienced WorldSkills UK Training Managers. They will capture learnings from international competitions and use these to coach and mentor tutors at North Lindsey College

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17 September 2020

North Lindsey Celebrates Apprenticeship Success of Syngenta  

North Lindsey College are now recognised as the fifth largest FE provider of apprenticeships in the UK and have been working with Syngenta, delivering a core apprenticeship. The College have been providing the Science Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship for Syngenta and are delighted in thier recent success.   Jill Cooper (Executive Director Employer Engagement & Projects, DN Colleges Group) said, “We are absolutely delighted that Syngenta have won this award. They consistently demonstrate a real commitment to the

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03 September 2020

North Lindsey Recognised as a BIAZA Educational Associate

BIAZA is a membership association representing more than 100 zoos and aquariums and a growing number of associate members. Members are committed to furthering the Association and are required to abide by BIAZA’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. BIAZA zoos and aquariums must do more than comply with zoo licensing legislation and be seen to undertake significant work in the field of animal welfare, conservation, education and research.   The Animal

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