DLD College London marked the national month of ‘Movember’, with a series of events.
Students and staff at the Westminster bridge-based college have participated in the nationwide movement, raising much-needed funds and awareness for male health. The college has exceeded its intended fundraising target of £500 raising £867 and counting.
To kick-start November, nine members of male staff at the college took part in ‘Shave the Date’.
A local salon visited the college to give the participants a close shave, preparing them for the month ahead competing to grow the most impressive moustache.
At the end of the month, staff and students gathered in the atrium to crown one of the Mo Bros the winner. This was decided by whoever got the loudest applause. During the month, 42 students and staff at the independent college completed a gruelling cycling challenge.
An exercise bike was in prime place in the college reception area, where competitors rode for five minutes to see how far they could cycle. After a contribution to take part, the challenger’s overall aim was to determine the distance on a map that they could travel, which concluded with a distance of 59 miles.
Raising additional funds in front of a supportive crowd, competitive students challenged staff members to a charity football match held at Archbishops Park.
The students won 3-1. Principal Rachel Borland said: “It is inspiring to see the entire college coming together to generate important awareness and raise essential funds for such a worthy cause.
“Everyone has been incredibly competitive during the activities and we are delighted that we have
exceeded our intended target of £500.”
Those interested in finding out more about the college can attend the next open evening on Wednesday, February 28, 5pm – 7pm by pre-booking at: www.dldcollege.co.uk/dld/students-at-dld/admissions-for-students/open-days/
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