North Lindsey College will be opening their doors once again for their annual October Open Event

Written by Emma Doyle

North Lindsey College has confirmed that their first full Open Event since the first lock down will take place on 13th October 2021, 4.30pm-7.30pm.  

Staff and current students at the popular Scunthorpe college are thrilled to be opening their doors once again to students in the region who are considering North Lindsey College as an option after leaving secondary school. The College became sector leaders in virtual open events during the pandemic, but this October is the first opportunity for them to open the entire campus for people to walk around. 

The event will see the whole campus open to visitors, who will be able to tour the industry-lead facilities and hear the exciting investment plans in place for North Lindsey College in the coming year. This will also be the first time new Principal and Deputy CEO, Sharon Smith will get the opportunity to meet the local community and deliver a series of talks. 

Sharon said, “I am delighted to meet our potential students on my first Open Evening with North Lindsey College and welcome them on to our campus. After two years of blended learning, it really is important that potential students can finally see for themselves North Lindsey College and figure out their next steps, speak to our experienced tutors and talk to the students that are here already on programmes.”  

Visitors will be able to see all the areas around the campus including the 74 different species of animals in Animal Management, the air cabin in Travel and Tourism, hair and beauty practical treatments taking place in the salons, students working on cars in the Motor Vehicle department and the spray booth and not to mention vast workshops in Engineering and students can even have a go on a virtual welder. Performing Arts will put on a show, Construction will have displays and practical sessions in Painting and Decorating, Plumbing, Brickwork, Joinery and plastering. The new T-Level areas will also be open for the public viewing and can see the investment of the transformation that has taken place for the students to embrace their learning environments.  

For anyone wanting careers advice can meet-up with the careers team and gain impartial careers guidance they may require on the night to ensure students are fully informed of their future options.  

The Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr Peter Clark will also be in attendance at the event which is an annual tradition at the College and will also be having a tour of the campus.  

Although not mandatory, guests are encouraged to wear masks whilst on campus.