John Latham European Projects Co-ordinator. Lancaster & Morecambe College. Public sector college of further education (all ages from 16 -99!) 1700 full-time students 3000 part-time students
Lancaster & Morecambe College
1700 full-time students
3000 part-time students
Main role is training in vocational skills leading to employment and/or academic skills leading to University
WHO ARE WE?
The area's population of some 143,700 is among the fastest growing in the Northwest of England. Between 2001 and 2008 the population of Lancaster & Morecambe increased by 4.9% compared to an increase of 1.6% for the region as a whole.
In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the 30-64 age group moving into Lancaster.
Two urban areas – Lancaster and Morecambe
both with a history of industrial change and social exclusion
Students account for around 11% of the city-area's (Lancaster’s) population, nearly double the national average, while employment in the higher education sector is four times the UK average.
Partners in over 20 European countries
The only FE College to receive the Leonardo Quality Certificate of Mobility
Holder of the International School AwardTransnational Experience