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Student grant increase announced for care experienced young people in Scotland

The Scottish Government recently announced that every young college and university student with care experience in Scotland will have access to a grant of up to £8,100, from new investment of over

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Photography student is a big top winner in international competition

NESCol student Camryn Forman has won an international photography competition organised by the famous Zippos Circus to celebrate World Circus Day.  

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Camryn's winning photo in the Zippo's World Circus Day competition

Project SEARCH celebrates fifth annual Graduation ceremony

A project which aims to increase the number of people with learning disabilities securing employment held its fifth annual graduation ceremony at the University of Aberdeen last week.

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The Project SEARCH Graduates

Student grant increase announced for care experienced young people in Scotland

The Scottish Government recently announced that every young college and university student with care experience in Scotland will have access to a g

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Photography student is a big top winner in international competition

Camryn's winning photo in the Zippo's World Circus Day competition

NESCol student Camryn Forman has won an international photography competition organised by the fam

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Project SEARCH celebrates fifth annual Graduation ceremony

The Project SEARCH Graduates

A project which aims to increase the number of people with learning disabilities securing employment held its fifth annual graduation ceremony at t

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Top accounting students recognised

Top Accounting students at North East Scotland College have been recognised with an award from one of Scotland’s leading independent firms of chart

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RGU and NESCol unite for a seamless tertiary education system

Robert Gordon University (RGU) and North East Scotland College (

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Apprentice Spotlight: Kyle Charles

Kyle Charles

Kyle Charles started his apprenticeship with Sparrows Group as Apprentice Warehouse Operative after leaving school and completing an Introduction t

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Creative Arts End of Year Show People’s Prize winner announced

Find out who was named winner of the People’s Prize at the Aberdeen City Campus Creative Arts End of Year Show 2018.

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Creative Arts End of Year Show 2018 Aberdeen City Campus winners announced

Best Work on the Wall winners photo

Find out who won awards for their display of work at the show!

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Apprentice Spotlight: Stephen Poppe

Precision Oiltools in Kintore is no stranger to Modern Apprenticeships.

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Apprentice Spotlight: Kerri Wright

Kerri Wright

Kerri Wright left school after completing year 6, armed with a wide variety of Highers and no specific idea of which career path to pursue.

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Girls switch on to Energy course

Kirsty Hyslop and Ann–Maria Jees, aged 16, are students on the 2017/18 Girls in Energy course at Hazlehead Academy.

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NESCol joins scheme helping adults access university

North East Scotland College has joined the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) which supports adults with few or no formal qualifications who want to access degree courses.  

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Student Spotlight: Christopher Tattersall, Higher English (part-time)

Christopher poses with Higher English books in front of a shelf of books

Christopher Tattersall was working as a taxi driver up until two years ago, but - inspired by his niece and nephew - decided to make a dramatic car

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Challenge claimed by Meldrum Academy

two people with safety goggles working at a computer

Eight Aberdeenshire academies competed head-to-head at the final of North East Scotland College's Schools Technology Challenge held recently at Fra

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Artwork for City Centre Masterplan project takes shape

Ross Cartney, Margaret Brown, Jack Easdale and Kirsty Godsman.

Sculptures that will mark a new pedestrian priority area in Aberdeen are nearing completion ahead of the project launch this summer.

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Calum has Captain in his sights

Calum Miller

Calum Miller lives in Stonehaven and is in the final year at Mackie Academy.

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NESCol students overwhelmed by nationwide success of appeal

The group of students with some of the donations.

A group of Level 4 Health and Social Care students at North East Scotland College have been overwhelmed by the level of support they have received from across the UK.

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NESCol in Your Community

Photo of lady in classroom.

North East Scotland College would like to know what you want to learn!

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Apprenticeship Week Spotlight: Bradley Cowan and Lewis Nichol

Bradley Cowan and Lewis Nichols are both training through the Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Programme and are working their way towards successf

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Apprenticeship Week Spotlight: Reah Cairns and Becky Laing

Becky Laing and Reah Cairns are employed by Sparrows Groups, and have both recently completed their Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in Business and A

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Happy International Women's Day

NESCol Principal Liz McIntyre holding her pledge.

This year, the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is inviting other woman in leadership positions to join her #FirstMentor programme, by pledging to gi

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Modern Apprenticeship Awards: Aberdeen

Students came together last night at Aberdeen City Campus to celebrate the successful completion of their Modern Apprenticeship.

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Launch of North East Early Learning and Childcare Academy

Today marks the launch of the North East Early Learning and Childcare Academy.

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Apprenticeship Week Spotlight: Logan Cameron

Logan Cameron is in his first year of a Foundation Apprenticeship in Children & Young People.

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Apprenticeship Week spotlight: Lisa Shaw

Lisa Shaw in the Mechanical Engineering Workshop at Altens Campus

Lisa Shaw, NHS Grampian

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Application deadline extended to 10th March

Thanks to the ‘Beast from the East’, we have had to close our campuses for a few days. 

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Knitters needed at NESCol

The group of students sit at a table with a large pile of wool donations

A group of Level 4 Health and Social Care students at North East Scotland College are appealing for volunteers to help knit blankets, hats and card

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Cooking up a storm in the Country Range Student Chef Challenge

Three Professional Cookery students from NESCol's Aberdeen City Campus have made it through to the

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Student Focus - Brodie Murray NC Sport and Fitness

Find out about British Nordic Youth Ski Team and future Olympic hopeful Brodie Murray, who is studying NC Sport & Fitness at NESCol.

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Engineer your career with Shell

two students in overalls and safety goggles

Shell UK are attending NESCol's College & Employer Open Ev

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New part-time classes for 2018 at NESCol

North East Scotland College is offering a range of inspiring and informative day-time and evening classes in the first half of 2018.  There is some

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