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New part-time classes at Fraserburgh Campus

North East Scotland College is offering a number of part-time day and evening classes at its Fraserburgh Campus after Easter.

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Inspectors praised the school for its curriculum which was influenced by parents and developed childrens use of the Doric dialect

Happy, friendly pupils at school

Pupils at Inverallochy School are ‘happy, friendly and confident’ who support each other well and are proud of their school.

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The Campus will open its doors on Tuesday, March 20

New date for college open evening

NESCol’s Fraserburgh campus has set a new date for its College and Employer Open Evening following the cancellation of the original event due to poor weather conditions.

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NESCol's Fraserburgh campus

College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

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The project delivers a mentoring and talent development programme, providing young people with weekly one-to-one adult time and support.

Pioneering school mentoring programme to launch in Aberdeenshire

MCR Pathways, a ground-breaking school-based mentoring programme supporting more than 1,000 disadvantaged young people in or on the edges of the care system, has announced plans to launch in Peterhead and Fraserburgh.

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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Fraserburgh Academy pupils Benjamin Bain, Calum Duthie, Iona Strachan and Pyper Noble

Challenge final for pupils

Fraserburgh Academy pupils recently competed in a local heat of the Technology Schools Challenge run by North East Scotland College sponsored by Shell UK.

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An excellent turnout for the Girls in Energy conference

Girls in Energy event success

Energy giant Shell hosted Scottish schoolgirls at an Aberdeen event aimed at addressing gender balance issues in the oil sector.

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Gillian Martin MSP with some of the school pupils during a Q&A session

MSP meets pupils for political debate

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian martin has met with pupils from a Buchan academy to discuss some of the most pressing issues in politics.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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Morgan Spence who will be holding stop-motion animation workshops

Open Day and Digital Expo at NESCol

NESCol is planning an open day with a difference that has something to inspire every member of the family.

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When her daughter Alexis was born in 2012, Julie found the motivation she needed to return to full time education.

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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