About College: The Northern Regional College was established in 2007 following the merger of the previous legacy colleges, the Causeway Institute of Further and Higher Education, the East Antrim Institute of Further and Higher Education and the North East Institute of Further and Higher Education. The College has seven campuses, two in Ballymena, and one each in Ballymoney, Coleraine, Larne, Magherafelt, and Newtownabbey. It shares its campus in Larne with an organisation offering sheltered employment, and it also has a community presence in a number of out-centres across the region. The Northern Regional College is the main provider of further education across 9 of the 26 Council areas in Northern Ireland, covering a population of 450,000, or 25% of the people in Northern Ireland. As well as its further education provision, the College provides work-based learning through the Department’s ApprenticeshipsNI and Training for Success programmes. Northern Regional College will provide students with a life-changing, supportive and innovative experience, which will equip them with the skills to compete successfully in the global employment market and meet the needs of local industry and employers. Campuses: Ballymena (Farm Lodge), Farm Lodge Buildings, Ballymena Ballymena (Lamont Building), Trostan Avenue, Ballymena Ballymena (Trostan Avenue), Trostan Avenue Building, Trostan Avenue, Ballymena Ballymoney, 2 Coleraine Road, Ballymoney Coleraine, Union Street, Coleraine Larne, Pound Street, Larne Magherafelt, 22 Moneymore Road, Magherafelt Courses Northern Regional College is providing about 146 Study Courses Strategic Priorities of Northern Regional College: Students • Ensuring student recruitment meets enrolment targets and students successfully complete their programme of study. • Delivering outstanding teaching and learning. • Embedding innovative use of technologies. • Ensuring students are satisfied with their College experience and enjoy a safe and supportive learning environment Internal Resources • Achieving long-term financial sustainability. • Delivering curriculum efficiencies and ensuring high levels of teaching staff utilisation. • Engaging and empowering staff. • Providing a high quality learning environment. External Stakeholders • Increasing the percentage of education and training delivered in priority skills areas. • Developing strategic partnerships. • Diversifying income. • Ensuring external stakeholders are satisfied with their College engagement.