Student Life at LMC

Life at LMC

Here at Lancaster & Morecambe College (LMC) we look to enrich students’ experiences through offering a variety of exciting opportunities to develop industry and social skills. We also offer a range of support and guidance services to ensure all learners get the most out of their College experiences. 

We want every learner on our campus to feel safe, secure and supported and that is why we encourage learners to utilise our Safer College Community, Student Money and Additional Learning Support teams amongst others, learn how we can support you during your time at College.

Course Trips, Visits & Guest Speakers

Throughout our study programmes we look to embed a range of industry related activities to help our learners gain greater insight into their chosen sector and to give them the opportunity to experience teaching from industry specialists.

All of our courses offer a range of trips, visits and guest speaker opportunities. Recently, learners studying on the Eden Land-Based and Animal Management course were invited to meet with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to discuss the benefits the eco-tourism visitor attraction Eden Project Morecambe will bring to the local community, and our Cabin Crew team visited an aviation training centre, and took part in a range of real-work tasks and activities.

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International Learning

As part of our commitment to working internationally, we send staff and students abroad for professional and personal development, increasing their cultural understanding and industry knowledge on an international scale.

Examples of recent international trips include:

Work Experience

All Full Time learners at LMC undertake work experience as part of their study programmes. This allows learners to put theory learnt throughout their course into practice and gives them the practical experiences to help them explore potential career routes. Work experience ranges from two weeks in industry to a two day weekly block release depending on the learners’ course. 

We have links to over 700 employers through our Apprenticeship provision so there are a wide range of local employers happy to work with our learners. We encourage Level 3 learners to source their own work experience as this gives them job acquisition experience however, we have a dedicated team available to support learners in securing their placements.  

National Citizen Service (NCS)

Learners on courses such as Sport, Public Services, Construction and Aspire, undergo the Autumn NCS programme as part of their course induction. This gives students a chance to bond with each other in an external environment, build key employability skills and increase their confidence through challenging themselves. 

Student Voice

LMC Student Voice provides learners with a student-focussed community of like-minded people from other subject areas and gives learners the opportunities to have their voice heard, support at College events and make a positive impact both on-campus and in the community.

Key roles available to learners include:

  • Class Reps
  • Student Ambassadors
  • LMC Volunteers

Learn more about Student Voice.