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College Closure - Tuesday 17 October

Monday
16th October 2017

All campuses of Northern Regional College will remain closed tomorrow, Tuesday 17 October, in response to prolonged weather warnings. Please look out for further updates on our Facebook and Twitter profiles.

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A former Northern Regional College student from Ballymoney has been awarded a prestigious J P McManus All Ireland Scholarship Award. Eighteen years old Sophie Calderwood, who studied Business and IT at the College’s Trostan Avenue campus in Ballymena, is one of only six students from across Northern Ireland to receive a scholarship this year. She is now in her first year of a British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreting degree at Herriot Watt University in Edinburgh.

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Please Sir, Can We Have Some More?

Friday
6th October 2017

Two local ladies who got a taste for community education courses at Millburn Community Centre just keep coming back for more. When Samantha Taggart and Nicola Kirgan decided to do a ‘refresher’ Maths class so they could help their children with homework, it whetted their appetite for learning. After successfully completing Essential Skills Level 2 Maths, they did Level 2 Computing and have now signed on for Level 2 English.

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Thirteen staff at Morelli’s of Portstewart are among the latest graduates of the Northern Regional College’s Food Hygiene training scheme. The College provides training accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health which is part funded by the DfE Skills Focus programme and it is delivered at its Ballymena and Ballymoney Campuses.

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A talented young designer from Glengormley has qualified for the finals of the prestigious WorldSkills competition in Graphic Design. Matthew McLaughlin (17), who is studying Interactive Media at Northern Regional College’s Newtownabbey campus, is one of seven students from the College to qualify. Having excelled at the College and regional qualifying competitions, they get to pit their wits against the cream of skilled young people from all over the UK at the national finals. The finals, which will be attended by an estimated 70,000 people, will be held over four days this November at the NEC, Birmingham.

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Northern Regional College has Talent

Friday
22nd September 2017

Northern Regional College will be well represented at the national WorldSkills finals in Birmingham. Seven students from the College’s Ballymena, Coleraine and Newtownabbey campuses have qualified for the final stage of the competition in Carpentry, CNC Milling, IT Software, Mechatronics and Graphic Design categories.

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