Local contractors resume multi-million-pound investment programme at Northumberland College

A leading North East college is using businesses based in the local area to work on its ambitious investment programme, which will support employment within the region and growth in the local economy. After a suspension to non-essential construction work, Northumberland College is set to resume its development project using 9 local construction and building … Continued

College donates to food bank to help those in need

Northumberland College is helping a local food bank feed the vulnerable people and families in crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the college moving to online teaching and learning, unused stock from campus refectories have been passed to the Wansbeck Valley Food Bank to be distributed in Northumberland. Dozens of boxes of crisps, cookies, brownies, … Continued

Student Union May giveaway

This month we’re giving you the chance to WIN a £25 Netflix gift card! To enter: You must be a current Hartlepool Sixth Form student Follow @epnestudentunion and @NorthumberlandColl on Instagram Post the Netflix Giveaway graphic on college social media from 18th May and tag in five of your fellow students. The competition will close on … Continued

Supporting the LGBT+ community

During this time it is hard to find support and have someone to talk to. There are two organisations that are still offering support to the LGBT+ community during lockdown. Visit https://switchboard.lgbt/ or https://lgbt.foundation/ for more information.

Supporting your future

Our dedicated Careers team continue to offer 1:1 guidance to all of our students during this time. Email guidance@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk with your queries or to arrange an appointment, The team are also running live sessions every week which you can attend virtually. These will support your progression decisions, help to develop you employability skills and get you ready … Continued

Supporting your health & wellbeing

During this difficult time, our fantastic support teams are still here for you.  Our Intensive Support and Counselling Teams continue to provide their support. They are available on LiveChat Monday-Friday 10am-2pm. You can also email if you need to speak to someone or have any concerns at safeguarding@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk Please also visit our Expert & Friendly Support page for … Continued

New Student Union logo – your vote matters!

The Students’ Union will be working on developing a new logo. The Students’ Union is for all students and there will be weekly polls on social media where you can vote and give your views throughout the process. Make sure you follow your college on Twitter at @northlandcoll. Make sure you follow our Instagram page @epnestudentunion. … Continued

Duke of Edinburgh Award

This is a great time to learn new skills and keep active – why don’t you sign up for DofE and complete whilst you are at home? I have signed up myself, and this is a fantastic opportunity and a great addition to your CV. You can volunteer for family members, for example you might … Continued

Student President nominations

The new Student President nominations are open now for the new academic year (August 2020 to July 2021) and will close on 4th April 2020. For more information check your student email or learning platform (Canvas, Moodle or Google Classroom). This is a chance for you to makes a difference to all students at all … Continued