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Students studying IT at Northern Regional College joined thousands of other students from round the world this week to host Hour of Code events to mark Computer Science Education Week. Hour of Code, which has now grown into a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in over 180 countries, started out as a one-hour introduction to computer science.

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Northern Regional College has joined forces with other Further Education (FE) Colleges across Northern Ireland to launch ‘Let’s do Business’, a new marketing campaign designed to promote the sector’s business development services. Further Education colleges offer a range of funded training and mentoring programmes, bespoke training and business development initiatives. The ‘Let’s do Business’ campaign aims to make FE Colleges the ‘first port of call’ for local employers and businesses who want to re-skill or up-skill their workforce or who are interested in how they can diversify and innovate.

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The PSNI’s hard-hitting road safety roadshow stopped off at Northern Regional College’s Coleraine campus to drive home the message that road safety is everyone’s responsibility. The roadshow, organised in conjunction with Cool FM, is visiting schools and colleges throughout Northern Ireland as part of the PSNI’s ongoing efforts to encourage young road users to take more care and responsibility on the roads. It was one of a series of events hosted by the College to mark National Road Safety Week. Road Safety talks were held at Trosan Ave and Farm Lodge in Ballymena and the ‘Too Fast Too Soon'.

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A Northern Regional College apprentice has been recognised as one of the UK’s most talented young tradesmen at an event organised by Worldskills UK. Rory McCloskey (21) from Antrim was a gold medal winner at the UK National finals in Birmingham. He was competing with over 500 apprentices, exponents of 55 disciplines – as diverse as Aircraft Maintenance to 3D Game Design, Cabinet Making, Plumbing to Beauty Therapy and Cyber Security.

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Putting the Fun into Fundraising

Thursday
16th November 2017

Jack and Jill, Humpty Dumpty and Three Blind Mice were among the many nursery rhyme characters who took part in a charity fundraiser at Northern Regional College’s Ballymoney campus this week.

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Could you be the next Richard Branson?

Friday
10th November 2017

If you ever dreamt about being your own boss at the head of a successful business empire, read on as this could be your chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be the next Richard Branson. Northern Regional College, in partnership with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is hosting a business challenge event at the Farm Lodge campus, Ballymena on Tuesday November 14. It is one of a series of events hosted by business support organisations throughout the borough to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017.

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