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North Shropshire College UPS Students Enhance Their Leadership Skills at Outward Bound Centre

Oswestry, United Kingdom, February 15, 2018 --( Eleven first and second year students from North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Uniformed Public Service (UPS) course went on a week-long visit to the Outward Bound Centre at Aberdovey recently. The week was designed to enable the students to advance their leadership skills and work on their team-working skills through a series of different challenges, including climbing a wall as a team and taking on "Jacobs Ladder." The students then put their climbing skills to good use climbing the slabs above Barmouth, and walking up Cadair Idris, where they set up a camp for the evening before walking 12 kilometres back to the centre. The Students then enjoyed an exciting end to the week, where they were set a team challenge to build their own raft and paddle down the river to the local water sports centre, followed by a pier jump into the sea.

Marie Davis, Sport Lecturer at NSC who accompanied the students on the trip comments, “It was a fantastic week, and we were delighted to have such an enthusiastic group of students. It was a pleasure to watch them develop their leadership skills, and to see them achieve so much personally throughout the week, and I hope that they will put these skills to good use during their time with us at NSC and in the workplace after they finish their studies.”

For more information about Uniformed Public Services courses, as well as full-time courses starting in September 2018, please visit or call 01691 688001. We are also holding a series of taster sessions for prospective students throughout 2018. To book a place, or to find out more, please contact Chloe Edwards, Schools Liaison and Marketing Co-ordinator via or call 01691 688087.
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Lucy Evans
01691 688039

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