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Welcome to the Northampton College blog, giving you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at life at Booth Lane, Lower Mounts and Daventry.

This blog features the thoughts of both staff and students, providing invaluable advice on student life as well as reporting on all that's happening on campus, whether that's the latest sports events, a fashion show or theatre performances.

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By Victoria Murphy, Head of Marketing, 5 April 2022

Salon life is something I’ve become quite accustomed to over the years. My best friends run a beautiful salon in Market Harborough called Mooi, and I love nothing more than having a treatment or two. Research suggests that activities involved in maintaining beauty positively influence our emotional and physical well-being. They create positive internal experiences that can result in decreased stress, as well as identifiable benefits to the body and brain.

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By Liam Kelly, Level 3 Business student, 21 March 2022

I am currently a student completing a Level 3 business course with Northampton College. Learning at the College has been a fantastic experience and has provided me with the crucial knowledge and qualifications to progress further within business, particularly marketing.

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By Victoria Murphy, Head of Marketing and Communications, 15 November 2021

When your website is your shop window it’s vital to make sure it looks good to tempt the customers through the front door.

While Northampton College may not be in the retail sector, attracting prospective students and building long-lasting relationships with employers is a key part of our strategy – and a modern, easy-to-use website is an essential part of that.

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By Patrick Leavey, Vice Principal on 1 November 2021

The eyes of the world are on Glasgow this week as global leaders gather for COP26 – the UN Climate Change Conference.

The summit will bring key parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. It’s likely we will be placed on red alert to go green.

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By Victoria Murphy, Head of Marketing on 29 September 2021

There’s no doubt there is a place for life online. Whether it’s a spot of ‘buy it now’ retail therapy or catching up with friends on social – our digital footprint is bigger than ever, but nothing quite beats the feeling of doing it IRL.