Short Story Competition (Now Closed)

The Library has launched its annual Short Story competition for 2019, open to both staff and students. To enter, write a story no longer than 1,500 words using the following line as your starting sentence or inspiration for your work: “You will never guess what happened to me yesterday…” Please hand your completed story in […]

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January 31, 2019

Generous Donation Of Books To The Library

The library was recently gifted a large number of books from the family of Dr Donald Sykes, a former Principal of Mansfield College at Oxford University. The books cover a wide range of topics within Art and Architecture and will be a fantastic resource for many of our students. Library staff are busy cataloging this large […]

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November 22, 2018

Poetry Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our ‘Autumn’ poetry competition. The quality of entries was outstanding and it was a difficult choice to narrow them down. Well done everyone! 1st                Jack Campling (LM) – ‘He’ 2nd              Robert Holland (Dav) – ‘Autumn Nightmare’ Joint 3rd      Kyia Drummond (Dav) – ‘Autumn’ Joint 3rd       Jamie Harris (Dav) – Untitled Staff winner: Charles […]

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November 19, 2018

Skills For Care – Health And Social Care

Skills for care is a great online resource for Health And Social Care Students. There are lots of downloadable resources covering all of the important aspects of H&SC. Click on the image to visit the site. “Skills for Care helps create a well-led, skilled and valued adult social care workforce. We’re a trusted independent charity […]

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November 6, 2018

Care Quality Commission – Health & Social Care

This is a great resource for Health & Social Care students with plenty of details information about the regulation of H&SC. Click on the image to visit the site. “We’re the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality […]

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November 6, 2018

Illustration Competition (Now Closed)

The library has launched its exciting Illustration Competition and this year there are three cool book themes: Children’s Classics Comic Books/Anime General Fiction You can submit your work in a wide range of styles and techniques, we can’t wait to see what you can do! Don’t forget there are prizes too 🙂

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November 6, 2018

Poetry Competition 2018 – Autumn (Now Closed)

***Now Closed*** Do you love Autumn? Why not put your thoughts about Autumn down in a poem and enter the library Poetry Competition 2018. To enter just write a poem on the theme of Autumn. The competition is open to both staff and students. The deadline for your entry is Friday 2nd November. Entry forms […]

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October 1, 2018

Another Award For Northampton College Libraries.

COLRIC Award

The Library is delighted to have won the CoLRic Best Practice Award for its Maths Magician numeracy support scheme! The Best Practice Awards are national awards that are designed to highlight excellence in Library initiatives that really make a difference. CoLRiC commented that the scheme ‘demonstrates excellent practice in engaging students in numeracy skills’. Entries […]

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July 6, 2018