Newcastle College University Centre Breakfast Event – Higher Education for the Digital Sector

Venue: Newcastle College Lifestyle Academy, Rye Hill Campus, NE4 7SA

Date: Tuesday 22nd January 2019

 

Introduction:

Newcastle College University Centre has launched a transformational, highly-vocational approach to STEM related Higher Education with exceptional levels of employer support as a key cornerstone.  Our initiative focuses on the NE LEP four smart specialisms: Digital; Advanced Manufacturing; Energy; Life Sciences & Pharma.

The objective of this breakfast event is to outline our thinking on the University Centre’s Higher Education offering for the Digital Sector, and receive employer feedback to enable us to refine and develop our Foundation Degree, Full Degree, Higher and Degree Apprenticeship portfolio.  We will also explain how our Taught Degree Awarding Powers can be used to quickly develop, accredit and deliver Higher Education qualifications tailored to meet specific employer requirements.

 

Event Presenters:

Jon Ridley, Assistant Principal

Nicky Turnbull, Director of Higher Education

Kevin Hillary, Higher Education Development Manager

Andrew Esson, Employer Engagement, Higher and Degree Technical Qualifications

 

Programme:

8.00 – 8.30 Registration & Breakfast
8.30 – 8.40 Welcome & Introductions
8.40 – 9.00 Newcastle College University Centre – Transformational STEM
9.00 – 9.20 Higher Education Options for the Digital Sector
9.20 – 9.30 Higher Education Options, Digital for Non-Digital Businesses
9.30 – 9.50 Round Table Discussion: Creating an Employer Led Digital Sector Learning Environment
9.50 – 10.00 Questions and Closing Remarks

 

Please contact Andrew.Esson@ncl-coll.ac.uk if you are interested in attending.

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