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Two Northern Regional College students are successfully juggling their studies with international football duty. Chloe McCarron (19) from Coleraine and Stewart Nixon (20) from Ballymena are second year Foundation Degree students at the College’s Coleraine campus. They are both studying Sport Exercise and Fitness which they hope will be their stepping stone to getting onto a degree programme at Ulster University.

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Fundraising a Piece of Cake

Tuesday
7th November 2017

Health and Social Care students at Northern Regional College in Coleraine launched their annual charity fundraising campaign this week. Each year, Health and Social Care students across all six campuses select a charity to support. Their nominated charity this year is AWARE, the national depression charity for Northern Ireland. Last year, staff and students raised over £4000 for the premature baby charity, Tiny Feet.

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Northern Regional College has agreed a new international partnership with a college of further and higher education in South Africa. The partnership with Northlink College in Cape Town came about as a result of two reciprocal visits between the Colleges earlier this year. On the strength of these visits, which clearly identified potential benefits for both colleges, Professor Terri Scott, Principal/CEO for Northern Regional College and Leon Beech, Principal/CEO Northlink College have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) committing both colleges to build a sustainable relationship over the next five years.

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Northern Regional College Travel and Tourism lecturer, Karen McLeod has come up with an innovative and cost effective way to encourage her students to broaden their career horizons and make the most of growing career opportunities in the industry. The College has established a successful partnership with Harryville Primary School in Ballymena to help deliver ‘Working as a Children’s holiday Representative’ for Level 3 Travel and Tourism students.

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Creative Industries lecturers from Northern Regional College are in London this weekend for the glittering UK grand finale of the Pearson Teaching Awards. Earlier this year the Creative Industries team received a Silver Teaching Award in the ‘FE Team of the Year’ category in recognition of their exceptional contribution to the teaching profession. They are now in the running for the coveted Gold Plato Award.

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Parents and guardians are warmly invited to our College Welcome and Progress evening. As we start this new academic year, we would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the College and talk to you about our future plans.

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