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### Vacancies Open for North East Scotland College Board Applications

has initiated a drive to recruit new members for its board.

Playing a pivotal role in strategic planning and influencing the provision of education and training, the college boasts a turnover exceeding £50 million. It currently employs approximately 850 staff across its primary campuses located in Aberdeen Altens, Aberdeen City, Fraserburgh, and Peterhead.

Susan Elston, chairwoman of the NESCol Regional Board.Susan Elston, the chairwoman of the NESCol Regional Board, expressed, “We are facing significant challenges and, more importantly, abundant opportunities for both NESCol and the north-east of Scotland. As a cornerstone institution in our communities, we have ambitious plans for growth and transformation. Collaborating closely with the industry to address the evolving demands of the regional economy, we are enthusiastic about the prospects ahead. The current board vacancies present an opening for individuals who resonate with our vision to actively contribute to realizing these goals for NESCol. It is an exceptional opportunity to join a seasoned, forward-thinking, and dynamic board during this critical juncture for our college and the sector at large.”

NESCol caters to over 20,000 students annually through full-time, part-time, and distance learning programs. With an annual funding of £44 million from the Scottish Government, the college is estimated to have an economic impact of £400 million.

Ensuring gender balance and inclusive representation of the diverse populace in the north-east of Scotland remains a key focus for the board. Encouraging applications from traditionally marginalized groups, NESCol also seeks to leverage the expertise spanning various industries and sectors. While the board predominantly comprises representatives from the energy sector, it welcomes applications from individuals with backgrounds in other vital sectors of the regional economy.

The application window is open until March 22. For further details, please visit NESCol’s website.

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