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There’s always something happening at DN Colleges Group. Follow the links below to find the latest news from DN Colleges Group, Doncaster College and North Lindsey College.

St Leger Homes and J&D Activities have partnered with Doncaster College to launch new Communi-Tea Café which employs young people and adults with additional needs. 11 students across Doncaster College Foundation Studies (Life Skills), Catering and Animal Care courses have landed voluntary work experience in the new café which launched on Monday 4thFebruary. The students work across 3 roles – kitchen assistant, hosting and serving, giving them the opportunity to
The annual Frequency Festival took place last Thursday, as the BA (Hons) Creative Music Technology team welcomed over KYCKER and Mat Handley to present two exciting seminar and workshop sessions with Music and Music Technology students at the Stainforth campus. In the morning, Lenny and Autumn from KYCKER – an artist development platform based in Sheffield – presented a highly informative seminar that examined the modern music industry model, discussing
Students from Doncaster College and North Lindsey College have recently had the opportunity to showcase their skills as part of a Channel 4 television series Guy Martin’s Building Britain. The episode is now airing on Channel 4’s digital channel, All 4. The programme is part of a national campaign by voluntary organisation Volunteer it Yourself (VIY), with the main focus of the programme to highlight the construction skills shortage amongst
The latest open event that took place on Wednesday 23rd January saw hundreds of potential students and visitors through its door, the largest amount of visitors and on the night applications since 2016! The College was a hive of activity with visitors, staff and current Doncaster College students escorting visitors on tours of the facilities as well as a welcome talk from Acting Principal Kathryn Brentnall and live entertainment from
Doncaster College and The Gym Group (Frenchgate) have been working in partnership over the last 12 months. The Gym Group have given our Sport and Public Service students access to their fantastic facility as well as offering work placements to learners interested in working in the health and fitness sector. The partnership has some exciting new developments as we are now working together to train and develop the next personal
From Monday 10th December, the college had numerous activities taking place throughout the week to encourage staying safe within driving, gangs, drugs and relationships. South Yorkshire Police used metal detectors for a knife arch operation, where a large number of people where checked however there was no requirement for any further Police action. They also conducted a presentation on their ongoing campaign, ‘Guns and Knives Take Lives’ to hundreds of
Carpentry and joinery student, Luke Parker, has reached the final of the Gorilla Glue Apprentice of the Year 2019 competition. The competition took place in September 2018 at Doncaster College, where apprentices were tasked with creating a detailed wooden coffee table. Luke’s final creation was judged as the most outstanding in the college, with James Watts and Taylor Blanchard placing 2nd and 3rd. The Apprentice of the Year competition to
245 students graduated across two ceremonies in the following subjects, Business, Leadership & Management, Social & Community Work, Creative & Digital Industries, Music & Performing Arts, Sport Science & Coaching, Engineering & Construction, Computing, Culinary Arts courses, Children’s Development & Learning, Counselling & Relationship Studies, Teacher Training & Professional Development and Health and Social Care courses. Cast opened in 2013 and plays an integral role within Doncaster and the aspiration
Lee demonstrated his signature look the Twisted Tong, a specialised technique he uses to curl mid to long length hair. Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing students along with Hair & Media Makeup students were invited to take part in the masterclass which took place in our Inspire Salon at The Hub. The students we’re given the opportunity to ask questions, take notes and take photos with the celebrity hairdresser. Hairdressing
The College is playing a huge part in a drive to return the Simplex Mechanical Locomotive to the Crowle Moors and create a physical link to historical peat working. Engineering students will be working on the project as part of their course and be part of the project. The restoration project is a working with interested parties including the Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire who will be creating a replica of