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Join the Carlisle Youth Council to Judge Landscape Project

Carlisle City Council in partnership with the Landscape Institute has launched a two-stage design competition to select an outstanding designer or team of designers to prepare design proposals for a new multi-modal Greenway and Park which will form the centrepiece of some new Garden Village communities to be located to the south of Carlisle.

This is a project rich with opportunity, focused on selecting a design that demonstrates an outstanding and innovative piece of green infrastructure and that delivers a range of themes within an integrated landscape design.

The competition has two stages – the first stage of judging has taken place and three entries have been shortlisted for Stage 2.

We would like to invite you to join the judging panel for Stage 2 of the Competition to choose a winning design from the three shortlisted.

You will need to be available for the below key dates, to judge for the competition and should note these in your diary.

    Monday 29 November – Monday 6 December 2021
    During this period, judges will be asked to read the entries and score the entries against specific criteria. Judges will be able to manage their own time, and will need to complete the online scoring by end of day Monday 6 December.
    Wednesday 8 December, 09:00 – 15:30 GMT

Each of the shortlisted teams, will each be required to present to the judging panel over the course of the day. The presentation slots for the day will be-

  • 09:00 – 10:30
  • 11:00 – 12:30
  • 14:00 – 15:30

Each team will have 90 minutes to present and discuss their proposals, which will be broken down as-

  • Introduction of the team – 20 minutes
  • Presentation of the proposals – 30 minutes
  • Q&A followed by discussion – 40 minutes

Judges will be required to be available for each of the three presentations slots, with presentations taking place over zoom.


Thursday 9 December, 09:30 – 11:30 GMT
There will be a video conference call for the judging panel to discuss the initial review, scores and presentations of the three shortlisted entries. The video conference call will last approximately two hours, but may vary depending on the judge’s deliberation.  You will review the entries along with the other members of the judging panel and make a final decision about which team should win. Carlisle City Council intends to award a contract for the delivery of the winning scheme.

RSVP – Friday 22 October 2021
Please RSVP to this invitation to judge by end of day Friday 22 October to

Judging can be a very rewarding experience and is an excellent opportunity to see the work of the best of the profession, and we do hope that you will join the judging panel for the competition.

NEXT STEPS – Due Friday 22 October 2021
If you are able to join the judging panel, we would appreciate if you could send through the following with your RSVP –

  • A short biography (50 words)
  • A headshot

And also confirm the below details-

  • Full Name, including any postnominals
  • Job Title
  • Company

These details will be used on the website and other competition collateral, so please check the spelling carefully.

First Term Survey

Click the link below to complete the First Term Survey.
The code is your student number (without the s)

If you receive an invalid login – please do not worry it means you were enrolled after the data was taken. Please get in touch with with your student number and we will forward your details to NCG in order to be added to the survey.

Student Support Guide

Who you need to contact when you need support whilst in College.


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TryLife is as an interactive drama series, designed by some of the best people from the creative, youth, education and health care industries in which the story is moulded and shaped by the user.

At key moments the action is paused and the user decides the outcome.

The user guides the character through various different scenarios which are all filmed. The user is faced with decisions and these decisions will change the course of the story line. The outcomes of their decisions and the plot routes are based on probability using real stats and data.

Give this a go by following this link or visiting our Student Portal and clicking on Resources.


Why not make a visit to our Portal and take a look at all of the Enrichment programmes we have going on in Carlisle College. Should you require any further information contact Marie Cato in the Student Zone.

Changes to logging into your college Microsoft 365 account

Multi-factor authorisation  

How to Install the Microsoft Authenticator App on Your Phone

Changes when signing into your college Microsoft accounts 

The way you sign and access your college accounts is changing from Thursday 30 September. This means that when you try to access any of your Microsoft accounts through or any Microsoft Office App (Teams, Word, PowerPoint etc), you will be prompted to authenticate your details.   

This is called Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and you may be familiar with this when you access your online bank or other online accounts. 

What will change?  

When you access your accounts for the first time from Thursday 30 September you will be asked to set up MFA.   

How do I know what to do?
A guide has been created which explains how to set up MFA from a PC/Laptop and mobile device. This guide can be found here.  

An additional SWAY presentation is also available here which provides a walkthrough of each of the steps.

Why do I have to do this?  

MFA adds a second layer of security to your college accounts. It means that if someone gets hold of your password, your account can’t be accessed.   

Need help?
If you need support in setting up your device please email 

We can also help you in the Student Zone should you need any assistance or help with understanding this.

Breakfast Club

Feel free to come up to the Student Zone each morning when you arrive in College. We are open from 8am – 8.45am as self-service. Bring in your breakfast or help yourself to one of our breakfast bars, log on to a computer or find somewhere to relax before you start your college day.