Derby College is holding an information event at The Roundhouse, Pride Park, on Wednesday April 18 between 6pm and 8pm for 15 and 16 year-olds to find out how they can be part of a flagship scheme supporting young people to make a positive difference to their local communities.
Derby College is one of the organisations involved in the …
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Derby College student Pennelope Allman (18) has been chosen to take part in one of the region's Olympic Torch Relays in recognition of her fundraising work for Loughborough children's hospice, Rainbows.Continue
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More than 120 students from Derby College will be working with official security personnel and Derbyshire Police to ensure the safety of participants and spectators of the Olympic Torch Relay through Derby on Friday 29th June.
Students, who have all undergone stewarding and door supervisor training as…
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Equine and Dog Grooming students at Derby College's Broomfield Hall have raised more than £170 for Sport Relief.
Activities included a horse and hound relay won by a team including students Dominic Hicks-Meer (19) from South Normanton, Serena Fisher (20) from Ilkeston and Naomi Oldfield (19)…Continue
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Derby College Games Development students, who are now based at the Joseph Wright Centre, have developed a wide range of interactive programmes suitable for handheld devices - including smartphones and iPads - as part of their second year course.
Games Development lecturer Jez Noond…
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Students across Derby College are being invited to sign up for a free card which entitles them to discounts on swimming, gym sessions and fitness classes at Springwood, Moorways and Queen's leisure centres in Derby.
The DC Active Saver Card has been launched by Derby College in partnership with Derby City Council and funded by Sport England. There are up to 3,000 cards available for students, valid until 31st August 2012.
Derby College Further Education Sports Coordinator…
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More than 130 students from Derby College joined a two-day DIY-SOS style project to refurbish a community centre in Derby.
Painting and decorating, joinery, plastering, electrical installation and plumbing students worked alongside professional tradesmen to transform the inside of the building in…
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Derby College is among the first FE colleges in the East Midlands to become a Peter Jones Enterprise Academy - providing an opportunity for aspiring young entrepreneurs to realise and achieve their business dreams.
The Enterprise Academy – the UK's first non-profit educational institution dedicated to teaching enterprise and entrepreneurship – is the brainchild of Dragons' Den star Peter Jones CBE, who had a vision to…
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Alfreton Town Football Club is launching the second phase of its Community Academy initiative – giving local young people the chance to gain sports leadership qualifications through a pioneering apprenticeship programme.
The Club, which was promoted last season to the Blue Square Bet Premier Division, is working with Derby College to recruit the…
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Derby College has teamed up with LIPA, the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts which was co-founded in 1996 by Sir Paul McCartney, to open a part time performing arts academy in the city
TheLIPA 4:19 academy will be held on Saturdays during term time at the Joseph Wright Centre in the city centre for children and young people aged four to 19 and will be officially launched on Saturday, 21st…Continue
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Derby College has teamed up with regional companies and national organisation Career Academies UK to launch a special programme to support engineering students into the workplace.
The College has selected eight students who are in their first year of the level three Extended Diploma in Manufacturing to be part of the Engineering Career Academy.…
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Nearly 100 pupils from city school joined an Olympic challenge at Derby College to introduce them to a wide range of vocational careers, courses and apprenticeships.…
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Ten apprentice chefs who are completing their qualifications in the workplace supported by Derby College took part in an Apprentice Chef cook-off competition at The Engine Shed restaurant as part of National Apprenticeship Week.
The apprentices were given two hours to cook and serve a two course…
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The first student from Derby College's Professional Construction Career Academy has clinched a coveted job with a leading Midlands construction group following a summer internship.…
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Derby College will mark this year's National Apprenticeship Week with a series of activities including showcasing a pioneering project aiming to break the motorcycle land speed record.…
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Young people interested in apprenticeships are being invited to a series of events at Derby College as part of our activities to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week.
School pupils from across the city and county will be visiting The Roundhouse and nearby Johnson Building in Pride Park on 7th February for a host of "have a go" activities ranging from Care and…
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