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Visits to Hotel Chocolat and Castries Market were among the cultural experiences students from DN Colleges Group enjoyed alongside a culinary tour and work placement sessions during their time on the island, thanks to the partnership with The Caribbean Elective. In addition, the students and staff visited a local farm to learn about all the aspects of agriculture, witnessed a cookery masterclass hosted by Chef Orlando, one of the Caribbeans
Over 1,700 attended the popular Scunthorpe college’s event, which took place on Tuesday 18th October.  The College was a hive of activity with subject areas showcasing students’ work and their industry-standard facilities. The event was a great opportunity for future students to discover how the college can support them to develop their potential and aim for the chosen careers.   Visitors were able to see the college’s newly installed Health Simulation Suite
The woodland is part of the Sustainability group’s approach to work towards net-zero emissions and reduce the environmental impact through innovation and collaboration. 300 trees will be planted in total which include a variety of species including Silver Birch, Hawthorne, Blackthorn, Oak, Wild Cherry, Rowan and Dog Rose.    Mick planted an Oak tree to start the project off and said, “It’s great that the College can work in partnership with the Woodland Trust. These trees will
Scammell wheelbarrow pumps were issued to the Civil Defence or Fire Guards and mainly used as an easy way of controlling fires in the second world war caused by Luftwaffe attack.  Steve Shirley from the RAF Firefighting Museum was delighted to come onto campus to collect the fully restored pump so it can take pride of place with other many exhibits at the firefighting museum.   The pump was in a pretty poor state when
The Department for Education (DfE) made the announcement today as part of the second wave of IoT bids to have funding confirmed by the government.    New employer-led IoTs offer higher level technical education to help close skills gaps in key STEM areas. They are part of the government’s plans to reform technical training to help employers get the skilled workforce they need and offer local people rewarding jobs.    The South Yorkshire IoT joins
Once travel restrictions were eased, DNCG, which includes North Lindsey College and Doncaster College, have received the highest amount of student applications for overseas work experience. The last student trip, pre-Covid had taken place in February 2020.  Four students from Doncaster College and four from North Lindsey College flew out to Limassol for a once in a lifetime opportunity with their subject area peers. A full itinerary was planned for the students which included five days’ work experience in a five-star hotel, experience as tour guides, six excursions and some free time to enjoy the island at
The Poppy Appeal is the Royal British Legion’s biggest fundraising campaign held every year in November during the Period of Remembrance. This was the first of their fundraising efforts for the young men as they plan to raise more money in the future at the College. The three classmates Josh Plumtree (17), Cameron Dent (17) and Cameron Christer (17) all ran the grueling military 10k in army style boots and all wearing a backpack weighing 16.3kgs. Unfortunately, the weather decided
Road Safety Week always takes place in November and is the UK’s biggest annual road safety campaign and the College were keen to get involved. The theme of Road Safety Week 2021 was Road Safety Heroes, celebrating the heroic work of road safety professionals and explaining how everyone can all play a part in making journeys safer for everyone.   A series of events had been taking place at the College all week with one of the activities being a mock road traffic accident on the College campus. The Green Watch team from Humberside Fire and Rescue put on a display
As an alumni student Julian wanted to share his story and successes in the design world and offer his advice to current students on the course where he studied and his journey began.   Julian studied at North Lindsey College after being inspired by Alan Kirsch (former course leader) and liked the idea of studying in a dedicated building focused on creativity, the arts and design. He completed the BTEC national in design
The College is proud to support eight students currently on the TASS programme and get the very best from their sporting careers and education without them having to choose between the two. This year has seen a range of different talents brought to the TASS scheme at North Lindsey College including two golfers, boxers, Paralympic swimmer, cross-country runner and a dancer.   The College got involved with the TASS programme after supporting Gemma Richardson who fights in the under 22 category and now 5x National Champion, 3x European