News - Derby College

Regional Employers Inspire Future IT Stars

A former Derby College Group (DCG) IT student has returned to the Digital Communications Academy at the Joseph Wright post 16 Academic and Arts college to inspire young people at the start of their further education careers.

Three Derby College Group (DCG) IT students have secured apprenticeships with the company that provided them with valuable work experience and support as part of their College study programmes.

Adult GCSE Success at Derby College

Mother-of-one, Lauren Burns (24), from Ilkeston, one of the many mature students who sat GCSE examinations at Derby College Group (DCG) this summer, is celebrating a Grade 7 (equivalent to an A grade) in English.

Top Grade Achievements at Derby College Group

The largest cohort of A level students for several years collected examination results at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre today (Thursday August 15.)

Nexperia Recognises Apprentice Achievements

Nexperia UK in Stockport, part of a global company specialising in semiconductor components for the automotive industry, has celebrated the achievements of apprentices who have completed their training programmes with the company.

Urban Garden at The Joseph Wright Centre

Students at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright post 16 Academic and Arts college in the Cathedral Quarter have created an urban garden for staff and students to enjoy.

Skills on the agenda for RDS Global

RDS Global’s mission to inspire and prepare the technical employees of the future has seen the Derby-based company, which offers comprehensive IT support and security solutions, celebrate the success of its recent cohort of academy graduates.

Triple success for Derby College sisters

Three sisters who started their UK learner journey at Derby College Group (DCG) have returned to thank the lecturers who supported them.

Rag Week Total Announced

 Students and staff at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre post-16 Academic and Arts college have raised £1,122 for three charities at their annual RAG week.

Three Derby College Group Art and Design students have been awarded bursaries from Arts Society Derby to support their move into Higher Education.

Construction Apprentice Competition Success

Derby College Group (DCG) apprentice Jack Ellis has clinched a silver medal in the national finals of the Guild of Bricklayers skills competition held in Liverpool.

DCG Chosen as SEND Centre for Excellence

Derby College Group (DCG) has been chosen as one of three Centres for Excellence in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) under a new national programme.

DCG will work alongside The Education and Training Foundation (ETF), City College Norwich and Weston College on the Department for Education (DfE) funded programme.

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