Our aim

Our international strategy aims to benefit and create opportunities for our learners, staff and the wider college community, as well as addressing sector challenges alongside our global partners. 

New College Lanarkshire's Internationalisation Strategy launched in January 2017 with significant progress being made in line with its objectives:

  • Create an international mind-set
  • Generate additional income
  • Future-proof New College Lanarkshire
  • Build a strong international network
  • Develop plans that ensure that we compete internationally based on our strengths
  • Create an outward-looking organisation capable of growth and change
  • Develop the learner experience




New College Lanarkshire aspires to develop international partnerships to:

  • make a positive contribution to partner countries
  • enhance international standards of education
  • develop plans that ensure we compete internationally based on our strengths
  • develop joint-delivery programmes
  • create staff training and exchange opportunities
  • promote study abroad opportunities and develop learner experiences
  • share ideas and best practice
  • address the Scottish Government's priority areas i.e. the development of STEM subjects


Find out what our partners have to say about us:


British Council 

Colleges Partnership 

Case Studies

British Council - Collaboration culture

British Council - Automotive skills


International Projects

Partnerships and Projects

Latest News

USA Partners visit College

Tuesday 19 June 2018


We recently welcomed new partners from Chippewa Valley Technical College in the USA to the College.

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Chinese dental partnership strengthened

Thursday 17 May 2018

An international partnership between New College Lanarkshire and two universities in China has taken a step forward following a recent visit. 

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British Council highlights NCL

Thursday 26 April 2018

The British Council has featured NCL's skills development in the automotive industry in South Africa as a huge success. 

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