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Current Students

Whether you're progressing on to another course / year of study with us, or starting a new adventure, we'll make sure you're ready with guidance and activities to help you. 

We're working hard at the moment to make sure these are easily accessible from home, so please bear with us. Your tutors will be able to let you know once they're ready, but rest assured we'll help you to keep going with your learning during the next half term and into summer.

If you're not sure what you want to do next, please get in touch with your tutor or email enquiries@riseholme.ac.uk and we'll do everything we can to help you decide.

New Students

Starting college is a big step in all young people’s lives and we want to make the next stage in your future as easy and as smooth as possible, whether you're coming to us straight from leaving school or after a break in education. That’s why we've developed our Stepping Forward transition to college support programme.

This page has been populated with a range of subject specific activities designed to help you get a start in 'stepping forward' with your learning and knowledge ready for the start of your college life. All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write down your answers and bring this with you when you come for your induction. We can't wait to see how you got on.

We've also recommended some additional activities to have a go at once you've completed your subject tasks. These are around the topics of staying safe online, radicalisation and extremism and British Values.

If you're not sure what to expect when you start with us then this will be a good opportunity to get a little taste for the kind of thing you could be studying at Riseholme. 

Remember, our Student Services team is still here to give advice and guidance if you need a little more support. They're available to live chat Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm, by clicking the green button on the bottom right of this page. Alternatively, email enquiries@riseholme.ac.uk or give us a call on 01522 304600.

Agriculture

Riseholme College is the perfect place to study Agriculture, with expert tutors and new facilities. To give you a feel of what you'll be learning when you join us in September we've put together the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, complete the activities and then bring it with you to your induction.

Animal Management

Riseholme's recently expanded Animal Management Unit is the perfect place to develop your skills ready for a career working with animals. We've put together the below activities so that you get a feel of what you'll be learning when you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF files, write in your answers and bring them with you on your induction.

Business

Studying Business at Riseholme College will give you the opportunity to learn about a wide range of aspects, from marketing to management, allowing you to move forward into a range of rewarding careers. We've put together a small business activity for you to have a go at before you start with us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write your answers and bring it with you on your induction.

Childcare

With experienced tutors and excellent industry links, Riseholme College is the perfect place to launch a career within the Childcare sector. We've put together the below activity for you to have a go at and to see the types of things you'll be learning about when you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write on your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Welcome to Childcare

PDF Document (7.45 MB)

Engineering

Riseholme's experienced Engineering tutors will ensure you enjoy hands-on study to develop the skills you need for a career within the land-based industry. We want you to get a feel for what you'll be learning when you join us in September so we've put together the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write on your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Equine

Working with Riseholme College's expert lecturers at our newly refurbished Equine Centre will prepare you for a range of careers in the industry. We've put together the below work pack for you to get a feel of what you'll be learning about when you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the pack, write your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Food

Studying a Professional Cookery course with Riseholme College's Food department will give you the opportunity to develop your expertise in industry-standard kitchens. We've put together a couple of activities for you to have a go at before you start with us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write on your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Foundation Studies

Our Foundation Studies students develop their academic and life skills in a safe and supportive environment. We've put together the below activity pack all about horses for you to have a go at before you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the activity pack, write in your answers and then bring it with you to your induction.

Health and Social Care

Riseholme can help you start your career in this hugely rewarding area, at a time when health and social care professionals are needed more than ever. From social services to nursing, we'll provide you with the skills to progress. So you get a feel of what you'll be learning about when you join us in September we've put together the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write on your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Welcome to Health and Social Care

PDF Document (1.93 MB)

Public Services

Whether you're interested in becoming a paramedic or joining the police, Riseholme's Public Services courses will open you up to a range of careers. We've put together the below activity fro you to have a go at and get a feel of what you'll be learning when you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write on your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Welcome to Public Services

PDF Document (7.31 MB)

Sport

With excellent Sport facilities and expert tutors, it's no wonder that Riseholme College is the home of Lincoln City's Shadow Scholarship Academy. So you can get a feel of what you'll be learning when you join us in September, we've put together the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write on your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Welcome to Sport

PDF Document (643 KB)

Fun Sports Challenge

PDF Document (3.64 MB)

Travel and Tourism

By studying a Travel and Tourism course at Riseholme, you'll get the opportunity to engage in projects which reflect the realities of the industry, ensuring you're ready to work or to progress to degree-level study. We want you to get a feel of what you'll be learning when you join us in September so we've created the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write on your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Additional Activities

As part of your transition to Riseholme college we want to support you, not just academically but also support you to remain safe in a range of situations and contexts. As part of this work, you may wish to complete one or all of the four learning packages available here.

The learning packages will support you to better understand subjects like, staying safe online, radicalisation and extremism and British Values. Each of these are topics you will hear about and discuss alongside you primary learning goals when at Riseholme.

For each learning package successfully completed you will receive a printable certificate which you can use to supplement your CV moving forward.

To access these excellent learning materials, simply follow the link and set you your personalised account which should take no longer than five minutes.

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