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A former Northern Regional College student who now doing doctorate research at Ulster University made a return visit to the College to inspire the next generation of art students. Claire Thompson completed a Level 3 Childcare Diploma at the College’s Newtownabbey campus as a mature student.

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Education is for everyone

15th November 2022

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Getting back into a classroom after almost 20 years could be a daunting experience, but for Stephen Pedlow from Carrickfergus, it was not only a very positive experience, but a major turning point in his life. Having completed his GCSE Maths and English at Northern Regional College, Stephen aimed to complete an Access Diploma in Social Sciences, which he completed in style, graduating with a distinction.

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Year 12 and 13 pupils from local secondary schools visited Northern Regional College this week to learn about vocational courses, traineeships and apprenticeship opportunities available at the College’s campuses in Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine, Magherafelt and Newtownabbey.

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Seven students and apprentices from Northern Regional College will be among the 500 plus competitors from across the UK battling it out for honours at the WorldSkills UK 2022 national finals. The finalists who will represent the College in four vocational skills areas are: Industrial Robotics, Ryan Crooks, Luke Cassidy, Charlie Carson and Jason Scott; CNC Milling, David McMullan; IT Support Technician, Jack Carlisle and Joinery, Conor Dallas.

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Global Perspectives on Health and Social Care

10th November 2022

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Healthcare academics, innovators & practitioners from both sides of the Atlantic are joining together for a unique virtual conference on Nov 15 & 16.

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Academics, assistive technology innovators, healthcare practitioners and managers from both sides of the Atlantic will share best practice at a free two-day virtual conference later this month. ‘Global Perspectives on Health and Social Care, Collaborative Discussions with Northern Ireland and the U.S’ will take place on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th November 2022.

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