NEW starters at South Cheshire College in Crewe are being given an exciting introduction to college life by taking part in action-packed induction activities this week.

The sessions are helping Vocational and A-Level students to settle into college quickly as they start a range of different courses.

Lee Smith, Vice Principal for Curriculum and Learner Support at South Cheshire College, said: “We want to ensure that students who have chosen South Cheshire College get the best possible first impression on their first week.

“We are staging a number of activities which are active, engaging and enjoyable for learners and which will help them to settle in quickly and make new friends.”

Top motivational speaker Mikel Ameen is delivering a number of workshops throughout the week to boost students’ motivation levels and encourage them to strive for success.

Mikel works for the ‘Fix Up Team’ which is made up of people focused on motivating students, teachers and parents in UK education.

They work with a range of people in the education world including students, management teams and individuals.

Mikel’s sessions also help students to focus on living their dreams and fulfilling their potential.

Meanwhile, the College is also staging a ‘Freshers’ Fair’ on Tuesday and Wednesday to help students settle in.

Outside exhibitors will be attending the fair and students will be encouraged to sign up for extra-curricular activities.

The event will also feature an outside barbecue in the college copse, managed by first year Hospitality and Catering students.

The College announced its best-ever A-Level and Vocational results in 2014 which included a 99.7% A-Level pass rate and a 96.8% pass rate for BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas.