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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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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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18 March 2022

College students to sample a taste of the Caribbean due to Turing Scheme funding  

2022 will see three groups of students from Doncaster College and North Lindsey College, both part of DN Colleges Group, undertake work experience at St Lucian school as well as enjoying some free time which has been funded by the Turing Scheme for two weeks.    Liam Marsh, an International Placement Supervisor at DN Colleges Group, said “We are extremely pleased to have secured funding for the 2021/22 Turing Scheme programme.

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16 December 2021

Festive Fundraising at College  

The Health and Social Care department held an Elf Day to raise money for local people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Elf day at the College provided the opportunity for staff and students to dress up, unleash their inner elf and spread some festive cheer to raise money for people affected by dementia and their families. Students enjoyed elf activities throughout the day and held a bake sale, managing to raise £400 across sites which will be spent on providing care packages for carers for over the festive season. T-Level Health and

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03 December 2021

North Lindsey College are set to plant 300 trees in 2022 as part of their sustainability strategy.

The DNCG Sustainability Group put forward their applications for the free trees via The Woodlands Trust’s website in September 2021, to help towards the groups sustainability strategy in making the campus greener, part of an ambitious whole College approach towards net-zero emissions and reduce environmental impact through innovation and collaboration. Sarah Heseltine, Marketing Officer at North Lindsey College was instrumental in bidding for the trees. Sarah, a keen environmentalist who

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24 November 2021

North Lindsey Secure Foundation Studies Funding

Funded through the EdTech project, the College recently secured £2,000 to develop digital skills.    The foundation’s goal is to support the FE workforce to gain the skills needed given the growing importance of digital skills. It has developed initiatives and services to help change the sector’s perception of new technologies and promote the use of EdTech and digital to enhance teaching, learning and assessment.   North Lindsey College has two member of

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17 November 2021

Student Works on DIY SOS

The project took place throughout September in Brandesburton, Hull. The team created a children’s adventure camping site for St Michael’s Youth Project in Hull which aims to improve the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people in Hull and the surrounding areas.  The project was showcased in a special episode presented by Comedian and TV and radio presenter, Rhod Gilbert as part of Children in Need.   Lisa had the opportunity to get involved in the project whilst working for a local engineering company alongside studying

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06 September 2021

North Lindsey College make investments in renewable energy

Installation of Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHPs) and Solar Panels are being made to help reduce the College’s energy consumption and cut carbon emissions as part of DNCG’s Group Strategic Plan. These changes are being made to fit within the Group’s aim to have net-zero emissions by 2030 and reduce environmental impact through innovation and collaboration. This will help reduce the College’s carbon output from heating and hot water usage

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25 August 2021

Engineering Students Create a Lasting Memorial    

Elaine Surfleet (Teaching Assistant at North Lindsey College) lost her daughter, Gillian aged only 35 after battling a long-term blood condition for eight years. The family were well known at their local church, St Peter’s in Scotter and Elaine wanted to keep her daughter’s memory alive at the church by having a candle votive made in her memory.   The engineering team at North Lindsey College were more than happy to grant Elaine this small gesture

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08 July 2021

North Lindsey College to support training Youth Social Action apprentice 

The apprentice will split their time between North Lindsey College, Doncaster College and East Riding, where their role will be to coordinate and manage youth social action activities. Main activities will be student-led and in collaboration with community organisations and charities to ensure wide participation, impact and sustainability. They will also look to engage with local employers for support. The apprenticeship will last 18 months and will have the opportunity to collaborate with local and national community organisations

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06 July 2021

Engineering students donate £1000 to Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Engineering students presented two staff members from Lindsey Lodge Hospice with a cheque for £1000. The students had created metal animal sculptures in their spare time and sold them on to raise funds for the Hospice.   This is the second donation that the students had presented to Lindsey Lodge hospice under the keen supervision of College Engineering Learning Facilitator, Phil Scott.   Selina Doyle (Lindsey Lodge Community Fundraiser) also presented Phil

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30 June 2021

North Lindsey College launch Activ8 provision.

Curriculum Leader Caroline Hawkins explains that “Covid-19 meant that we had more of a soft launch in October but now restrictions are easing we are looking forward to welcoming more young people to this exciting provision”. Activ8 aims to prevent social isolation for young people with disabilities, this allows them to remain in a familiar setting with known staff and maintain friendship groups. The provision runs throughout the year (including

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23 June 2021

UCNL Charity Skydive Raises a Staggering £8,170 for Charity 

The adrenaline-fuelled experience was initially planned for January 2021 but due to Covid restrictions the anticipated skydive had to be put on hold. The skydive eventually took place at Skydive Hibaldstow in May which took many months of preparation and planning.   Despite the various setbacks, the weather couldn’t have been more perfect on the day for the dare devil group and the tandem skydive enabled the brave staff and students

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22 June 2021

Football Focus for Construction Students in their Latest Renovation  Project 

Majority of the work was carried out on the interior of the building which is currently used as a football club for young children to deliver football sessions and training. Students had the opportunity to work on the changing facilities, kitchen, external metal doors, door trims and some external paintwork and stencilling to spruce up the jaded facilities.  This is the second football focused project that the construction department have had the opportunity to work on after previously being involved in a project at Appleby Frodingham Junior Football Club.   Mark Hornsby (Curriculum Leader at

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15 June 2021

OddBalls Raise Awareness of Testicular Cancer

Set-up in 2014, the Newcastle based charity visited the College to deliver several awareness building sessions to our students to help them identify the early stages of testicular cancer and encourage them to seek treatment.   Over 2300 people are diagnosed with testicular cancer every year. If diagnosed and treated early over 98-99% of cases are cured.   Zoe Whitehead a medical student at The University of Sheffield delivered the sessions. She

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