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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.

Part of the DN Colleges Group announces that it is working with the University of Hull’s Humber Internships Programme (HIP) to offer an innovative internship scheme to tackle the skills gap. The partnership will connect North Lincolnshire employers with degree-level knowledge, talent and skills offered by University Campus North Lincolnshire (UCNL) and University of Hull. UCNL, part of the DN Colleges Group, is working with the University of Hull’s Humber
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
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.
The letter states signatories are coactively stepping up to the challenge of climate change by supporting a three-point plan this involves; mobilising resources of action orientated climate research and skills creation, pledging to reach net zero by 2050 but halving carbon submissions by 2030 and thirdly increasing the delivery of environmental and sustainability education across curriculum, campus and community outreach programmes. DN Colleges Group comprises of North Lindsey College, the
North Lindsey College is amongst 16 colleges nationally to receive capital support from the third wave of the national Further Education Capital Transformation Fund (FECTF). A total of £1.5 billion will be invested in transforming college estates across the country over the next 5 years. This transformation fund will enable the college to realise its long-term campus masterplan which has already seen over £30m invested in an iconic Engineering Training
As part of the College’s remit to engage and support students, a parliament was held online to give them the opportunity to join an open forum to discuss their College experience. The overwhelming feedback received during the session was positive, with attendees outlining that they felt tutors has been “really helpful” and offered vital support online. With many raising that they felt thankful the College had supplied laptops and access
The College Group received a call from the Ofsted office in December to announce the Ofsted Interim Visit. An interim visit does not result in any evaluation or graded judgement of a college or change its current Ofsted inspection grade.    The findings on the report received back from Ofsted was positive and contained encouraging feedback with highlights including: ‘Leaders have placed a strong focus on developing a more flexible approach to delivering
The College was approached by the AoC to get involved in a student peer mentoring scheme to help support students with their mental health. It has been recognised that students may go to their friends or peers before seeking professional help and this programme will provide the six selected students with the knowledge to direct those in need to the right people and to also become Mental First Aiders.   The programme was open to
North Lindsey College’s Covid management system has been given the highest level of assurance following a recent audit.    The College have delivered a pro-active approach and an on-going commitment to its students, staff and visitors since March, going above and beyond to ensure everyone is safe and adheres to latest government guidelines.    As part of the College’s efforts to manage public health, they were independently audited by RSM Risk Assurance Services this
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 the