HE & FE Open Day - Thursday 13 October 2022
We're proud to be at the heart of our community and love to keep you informed of developments at Lancaster & Morecambe College. We're all living through uncertain times, but at LMC we ﬁrmly believe that providing accessible education to our young people and adults is more important than ever.
The eagerly awaited return of the North Lancashire Business Expo is coming soon! Celebrating 125 years of supporting businesses across North Lancashire in 2022 Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Lancaster City Council will host the North Lancs Expo this month here on campus.
The North Lancashire Business Expo is a unique event which sees businesses and visitors all invited to showcase our amazing North Lancashire. A business showcase which brings stakeholders in the region together for a day of discovery and connection, with exhibitors, stands and talks. North Lancashire is an amazing place. It has unique locations, warm, friendly people and a rich, growing business community. We believe that it deserves a gateway to allow people and organisations to discover all of that in one place… to get a taste of why North Lancashire is important. Now and in the future.
This event which will include local businesses exhibiting within a marquee on the College car park. The College will be closed to students on this day, but will be open to the general public. The North Lancashire Business Expo offers exhibitors and visitors a unique opportunity, so why not join us on the day.
Following our fantastic Ofsted Inspection in March 2020, I am really proud that we did not close our doors to our most vulnerable students at any point during lockdown, instead we produced over 16,000 meals for vulnerable members of our community, hundreds of items of PPE for our NHS and moved learning online in a matter of days.
In line with government expectations, we have now reopened for face-to-face education and have seen masses of young people and adults enrol to progress their skills and careers.
LMC has won a number of awards for embedding ‘citizenship’ into its curriculum and this remains a high priority this year. As your community college we pride ourselves on offering opportunities for all, and we are committed to supporting our local employers through economic recovery, whilst shaping their workforces of the future.
I remain hugely optimistic looking forward, not only for our College but also for the Lancaster and Morecambe District. There are some great opportunities on the horizon, once we have navigated these difficult times together.
Wes Johnson, Principal, Lancaster & Morecambe College
We’re proud to be growing our community provision at Lancaster & Morecambe College and offering accessible qualifications to those looking to upskill, retrain, or find a new hobby.
The College is part of the Community Learning Network (CLN) alongside local organisations, community centres, charities, parent groups and support groups that are all passionate about developing the skills of people living and working in our community. To help achieve this, we are offering funded courses to help meet our community's needs. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or would like to learn more, please get in touch.
The CLN are in the process of arranging information briefings, personal invitations and presentations however, in the meantime, we are keen to get community perspectives & opinions through the roll out of our Community Learning Survey.
Becky Davenport, Adult & Community Manager, Lancaster & Morecambe College
Have your say in LMC's future...
We're looking for members to join our Board of Governors to help set the strategic direction of the College and monitor its achievement, particularly those with experience in:
To get involved you can; apply to join our Board of Governors, or get in touch with us using the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Register your interest in Part Time courses available to the community & recommend new courses at LMC today! Our aim is to provide educational pathways by offering a wide range of courses that lead to people gaining valuable new skills in all areas of life and work.
Complete the Community Learning Survey to tell us which new skills and interests you'd like to discover at the College.
Despite the challenges faced due to Covid-19, the LMC Community has continued to carry out collaborative projects with local residents and organisations.
If you're a member of the local community and would like to speak with us regarding a project you'd like us to be involved in, or Part Time courses available to you, or any other questions at all, fill in the below form and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.