South Shields Marine School has played a key part in turning the tide against poor safety at sea which experts say is causing needless fishermen deaths.

Its specialist maritime survival centre has hosted three days of new-style instruction to emphasize to trawlermen the danger of setting sail without a life jacket.

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South Tyneside College’s support for a young people’s education initiative in Zimbabwe has taken a novel turn.

In 2014, through our Dr Winterbottom Charitable Fund, we donated around 10,000 books to the Youth Contact Centre music and creative arts collective in the town of Bulawayo.

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Overseas cadets studying at world-renowned South Shields Marine School are making waves by netting new roles alongside their studies.

They have thrown themselves in at the deep end to support high-flying South Shields Football Club - by volunteering as match day stewards.

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Players at the North East’s top rugby league club faced four seasons in one day when they undertook a unique team bonding challenge – with the support of Tyne Coast College (TCC).

Newcastle Thunder’s first team squad took the plunge into a state-of-the-art environmental pool at TCC’s Marine and Offshore Safety Training Centre (MOST) in South Shields.

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New careers at sea will be launched when South Shields Marine School opens its doors to potential Merchant Navy recruits on Saturday, November 13.

Our experts will be on hand to give advice to people considering a well-paid life on the ocean waves, from 10am to 2pm.

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South Shields Marine School’s experts are sparking an international fire safety collaboration into life in Africa.

They have provided vital technical know-how that is helping Kenya’s navy build its first specialist fire-fighting training centre.

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South Shields Marine School’s award-winning 3D modelling team is rewriting history – but it could take some time.

To keep pace with technology, the team is upgrading computer files which hold details of their ground-breaking work in ship and port digital modelling from more than 20 years.

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