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Daughter was motivation for Julie

When Julie Hastie left Mintlaw Academy at age 16 she chose not to progress in her studies.

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Richard works as a Mechanical Technician at the St Fergus National Grid

Dad Richard says it was all worthwhile

Richard Simpson has had his hands full over the last couple of years but says it has all been worth it after not only collecting his HNC in Engineering Practice at the North East Scotland College Fraserburgh Awards Ceremony, but also being named as one of the Score Group sponsored annual prize winners.
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Marina has been studying on a part-time basis while working at the Campus for the past two years.

Marina's decision to return to education pays off

Marina Murdoch (37), who is originally from Fraserburgh and now lives in Peterhead, collected her HNC in Administration and IT at the North East Scotland College Fraserburgh Graduation Ceremony held at the College’s Fraserburgh Campus recently.

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With limited spaces available, schools from across the North-east are being invited to sign up before the deadline of October 13.

Science event to inspire the heroes of tomorrow

Curious youngsters from across Scotland will have the chance to experience the weird and wonderful applications of science thanks to the Science Museum, London who are special guests at this year’s Heroes of Tomorrow programme.

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Since starting her course two years ago, Elo has never looked back

Mintlaw mum cheered on by her family

When Elo Thain moved to Scotland, she never would have imagined that she would be graduating with an HND in Accounting – let alone accepting the Score HND Accountancy Award at North East Scotland College (NESCol).

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Individual presentations were also awarded to deserving students including prizes awarded by Score and the Rotary Club of Fraserburgh

Graduates’ success celebrated at NESCoL ceremony

More than 100 students received certificates of congratulations supported by friends and family at the North East Scotland College Fraserburgh Graduation held at the Fraserburgh Campus on Saturday, September 30.

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Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

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Members of last years winning team from Oldmachar Academy. (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

Shire pupils embark on energy industry challenge

Secondary school pupils across Aberdeenshire are tapping into their physics, maths, chemistry and geology skills to solve an energy industry challenge.

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Mike Rumbles MSP has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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Mr Rumbles has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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The fund can be used as a part-contribution towards training of a higher cost and is in addition toapprenticeship support which all employers are eligible to access in Scotland

Companies urged to contact NESCol for £10,000 towards training

North East Scotland College (NESCol) is urging companies that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to contact them as soon as possible as they could be eligible for £10,000 towards the cost of training.

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TechFest 2017 runs until September 25.

Author or best-selling Horrible Science to visit Techfest 2017

Renowned children’s author Nick Arnold will bring to life the evil experiments and gruesome games of his worldwide-selling Horrible Science books at this year’s TechFest.

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From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

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The fair will run from10.30am to 2.30pm in RGUs Sir Ian Wood Building

RGU part-time jobs fair focuses on student employment opportunities

More than 30 businesses from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire will exhibit at Robert Gordon University’s part-time jobs fair for students on Thursday, September 28.

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Research has highlighted that the working conditions of Scotlands teachers are extremely poor'.

Research highlights poor working conditions of Scotland’s teachers

A major new piece of independent research claims the working conditions of Scotland’s teachers are ‘extremely poor’.

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Pupils get the chance to tackle an underwater challenge with miniature ROVs

Pupils to go head to head at Offshore Europe

Teams of school pupils will use miniature ROVs to go head to head in a competition at the Robert Gordon University (RGU) stand as part of this year’s Energise Your Future event at Offshore Europe.

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Cllr Charles Buchan said he was very uneasy about what has been announced in the Tory Governments White Paper.

Music classes for the Chopin’?

Councillor Charles Buchan reports that the new administration in Aberdeenshire Council presented the ECS Committee with a paper to stop the visiting specialist service.

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Police Scotland's campaign is aimed at the 500,000 students starting or returning to college and university this year.

Police campaign to help keep students safe

Police Scotland has launched a campaign to provide the country’s students with guidance and advice on how to keep safe.

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Organisers are hoping for a great turn-out

Calling New Aberdour FPs!

A reunion is planned for all who attended New Aberdour Old School which closed in 1968. It will be on October 21, starting at 7.30pm in the Ritchie Hall, Strichen.

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