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Evening Unwind: How to Decompress from Your Day

Tuesday, May 28th, 2024

One unfortunate fact of life is that the more you succeed in your career, the more likely you are to bring your work home – and all the stresses that come with it. A University of Toronto study (download the PDF here) found that professionals “with more authority, decision-making latitude, pressure, and longer hours” were [Read more…]

Martyn Brown: Former Art students is an Artwork Designer for Specsavers

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Martyn Brown is an Artwork Designer for Specsavers. After starting out doing his Art Foundation course at Lincoln College, Martyn agreed to talk to our Alumni team about his fascinating career.   Martyn didn’t always know what he wanted to do for a career.   “I enjoyed art and creative hobbies outside of school but [Read more…]

Jo K: Everyday I witness miracles! Who else can say that?” 

Friday, March 29th, 2019

When the Alumni team asked Jo Kirk what her career highlight was, she said: “There are too many to mention. Everyday I witness miracles! Who else can say that?”    Jo studied Access to Healthcare Practitioners at Lincoln College as a mature student and today, she works as a Nurse Practitioner.     Here’s what she had to [Read more…]

Gina Johnson-Hirt: The skills I learned at Lincoln College have been invaluable,” says Leisure and Cultural Services Officer

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Gina Johnson-Hirt studied her GNVQ in Advanced Leisure and Tourism at Lincoln College. Her qualification propelled her into her industry and she has now gained a position as a Leisure and Cultural Services Officer at the North Kesteven District Council.   “I have always wanted to work within the leisure and tourism industry as it [Read more…]

Ex-student succeeds as Sports Therapist for Lincoln City

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Mat Rudd talks of how Lincoln College set him up on the path to his dream career. Mat studied the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport before going on to attend Leeds Beckett University to study a BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Therapy. He is currently studying his master’s degree in physiotherapy at the University of Lincoln, alongside working for Lincoln [Read more…]

Alumnus and CEO Dan Hayes comes back to college

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Dan is CEO of The Orders of St John Care Trust, a charity that provides care across Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. The Charity delivers care in 71 care homes and offers a domiciliary care service in 14 extra housing schemes across England, they also employ approximately 4,000 staff and support over 3,500 residents. Dan [Read more…]

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