Welcome to the Northampton College blog, giving you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at life at Booth Lane, Lower Mounts and Daventry.

This blog features the thoughts of both staff and students, providing invaluable advice on student life as well as reporting on all that's happening on campus, whether that's the latest sports events, a fashion show or theatre performances.

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By Ruth Exelby, Vice Principal on 9 March 2018

Having recently moved house I have purged a lot of waste but one thing I could not part with was my dissertation, ‘The transfer from one year to two-year Youth Training Schemes and the impact on UK training strategy’.

Such a snappy title and what a read!

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By Dan Walker, Head of Apprenticeship Delivery at Siemens Rail on 6 March 2018

With National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2018) just around the corner, we’ve been reflecting on what Apprenticeships mean to us at Siemens Rail. And the short answer is: a lot.

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By Jason Lancaster, Vice Principal on 5 March 2018

I’m an engineer, by training at least. Although I get to spend most of my time working in other subject areas (which is also great, by the way), I always love the chance to return to looking at engineering because I feel like I’ve come back home.


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