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Aged 23 and over - applying to University - read about the Uversity Scholarship

The Uversity Adult Learners’ Scholarship Programme was launched in 2018. It is open to students - aged 23 and over wishing to attend University to undertake a Degree for the first time.

Posted on: 08 January 2018

Belfast Met scores hat-trick at Creative and Cultural Awards

Belfast Met won three awards at the Creative and Cultural Skills show held at its E3 Springfield Road campus.

Posted on: 03 January 2018

Further Education delivering educational success for all

Reflecting on the FE Colleges Leavers Survey, the latest Employers Perspectives Survey and challenges faced in Northern Ireland Education system, Colleges NI have issued a statement.

Posted on: 13 December 2017

British Council invites Northern Ireland Colleges to apply to participate in the Leadership Exchange Programme

British Council has invited local FE College representatives to apply for the ‘Leadership Exchange Programme’ linking the UK with South Africa.

Posted on: 12 December 2017

Northern Ireland FE colleges present “Let’s do Business”

Northern Ireland’s six regional Further Education (FE) Colleges have joined together to launch a new marketing campaign, “Let’s do Business” to promote their services to local employers and businesses.

Posted on: 04 December 2017

Northern Ireland's Local Heroes recognised at UK SkillsShow 2017

Nine Local Heroes from Northern Ireland were recognised last week at the UK SkillsShow. These staff has helped teamUK on their way to success at the World SkillsShow in Abu Dhabi 2017, were Northern Ireland achieved a bronze medal and a medal of excellence.

Posted on: 21 November 2017

Northern Ireland strike Gold in Birmingham

Students from Northern Ireland have brought home sixteen medals from the biggest skills competition in the UK including six golds and four silver medals.

Posted on: 20 November 2017

Northern Ireland is going for gold at UK Skills Show

The Skills Show is the UK’s largest skills and careers event and is designed to reward talent and recognise the levels of expertise in apprenticeships, skills and further education.

Posted on: 15 November 2017

Westminster Budget provides certainty for FE Sector

Colleges Northern Ireland (CNI) welcomes the removal of funding uncertainty for the current financial year with the setting of a budget for Northern Ireland at Westminster yesterday. It is vital now that we see a move forward towards a political agreement that does not impact on ensuring clear funding streams are available and budget set for future years.

Posted on: 14 November 2017

FE success at Women in Business Awards 2017

The Women in Business Awards celebrate, reward and acknowledge the hard work and achievements of some of the most successful, entrepreneurial and inspiring business women throughout Northern Ireland. Now in their 7th year, the Women in Business Awards allow all sectors and industries to come together for an evening of celebration to recognise the best of home grown talent and the valuable contribution that women make to the economic life of Northern Ireland. This year’s Awards were held on 9 November and a Principal from a FE College took the top prize.

Posted on: 10 November 2017