Furness College

College News 1st May 2015

Hi Everyone – Friday again, and the end of week 2! 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND AND THE COLLEGE OFFICE AND RESIDENCE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY 4TH MAY REOPENING 9.00AM ON TUESDAY 5TH MAY.

Please remember that from  13th April – 17th June is Quiet Period across the University.

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Please remember – NO PARTIES AND BBQ’S ARE ONLY ALLOWED IN THE DESIGNATED AREAS!

FINAL YEAR STUDENTS

Scones and JamThe cream tea tickets are still on sale at a cost of £6.00 per person.  Please bring your booking form with you when buying your tickets.  If you have sent your forms to the office, or left them with a member of staff, you will need to call into the College Office and collect the actual tickets!

 

FURNESS PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION – ENTRIES FOR THIS ARE STILL BEING ACCEPTED.  GET YOUR CAMERA OUT AND GET SNAPPING!

Information from the University

ENTERPRISE

Are you still exploring career options and sectors, or have you ever wondered what it takes to be, or work with, and entrepreneur?  Curious, then join the enterprise team and the story telling event Start Up Stories with past Lancaster Alumni narrators, sharing the highs, lows and lessons learned on their own entrepreneurial journeys. The event will take place on Thursday 11th June between 6 and 9pm.  To sign up click this link: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/enterprisecentre/events/start-up-stories/

STUDENT BASED SERVICES

Student Based Services are looking for UG, PG and international student volunteers to map the student journey from the point of first lecture to graduation. The session will take place on May 8th from 18:00-20:00 and will include pizza and drinks. All participants will receive a £10 Amazon voucher. If you are interested in being involved please email j.m.walmsley@lancaster.ac.uk

 

Kids Meals Now Available On Campus                                                      food4kids_large

To improve our food and drink offering on campus for families and parents, kids meals are now available at a number of our popular outlets including The Deli, The Winning Post and Refuel (at both County and Barker House Farm). From strawberry jam baps, hot meat sandwiches to spaghetti bolognaise, there’s something on each menu that your kids will love. We even have activity packs to keep them busy whilst waiting for their food. High chairs are also available in all of these outlets.  

LANCASTER AWARD

Award ceremony for this years successful applicants is 15th June 2015.

It is recommended that all students aim to submit their documents before the deadline date as we have experienced technical glitches with Moodle in the past that show submissions as being late. The deadline for submissions this year are as follows:

 

  • To submit a one skill for reviewing (that does not count towards the overall grade) = Friday 22 May
  • To submit the Activities Checklist and Skills Bank = Monday 22 June
  • For placement and study abroad students = Friday 30 October
  • Extenuating circumstances may be considered on an individual basis

POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNTIES.

Lancaster University is offering more than 100 scholarships worth £10,000 each as part of a Government initiative to offer additional support for students wishing to progress to Master’s level study. The scheme is open to UK/EU students who began their undergraduate studies after 1st September 2012.

In addition, as a Lancaster graduate you may also be entitled to the Alumni Loyalty Scholarship. This scholarship will offer a reduction in tuition fees to all taught Master’s programmes for eligible applicants, determined by the level of undergraduate award achieved. The value of the scholarship is as follows:

  • 20% fee reduction for 1st Class Hons degree holders
  • 10% fee reduction for 2:1 Hons degree holders.
  • As a top 10 University we ensure that our world-leading research informs our high quality teaching, resulting in a dynamic postgraduate community. We support every student in making the most of their education and life at Lancaster with excellent facilities, reputable teaching staff and professional support services.

To find out if you’re eligible for either the Lancaster Master’s Scholarship or the Alumni Loyalty Scholarship and would like to apply, please visit our website for further information.  For enquiries relating to the scholarships please email: pgscholarships@lancaster.ac.uk

Interested in a Career in the Army? 1-2-1 drop-ins Interested in a Career in the Army? With graduate vacancies in catering, engineering, business, accounting, IT, flying logisitics, medicine, veterinary, communication, cyber & leadership development and many more… If you are looking for  career that offers challenge and adventure, then a career in the Army could be right for you. The salary is competitive and you’ll get paid from the moment you start your training. With over 200 different roles, there’s a huge range of careers to choose from.Book your place to have a chat to Marc Steventon to discuss your career.

When: 06-May-2015 – 10:30 – 14:50 Where: A12 Careers – The Base

Book your place via TARGETconnect The Careers Team

Useful Links:The Knowledge Bank contains careers information and resources related to your programme of study, graduate recruitment and selection together with insights into some of the key graduate employers.

Got a query? Submit your CV for checking or ask us a question via TARGETconnect

THATS ALL FOR THIS WEEK – HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!

BEV