With the closing date for entering the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon fast approaching - seven teams made up of Derby College students, staff and representatives from businesses involved in the College's Employer Academy programme have signed up for the Smith Cooper Team Challenge at the triathlon which will be held in Derby's Markeaton Park on Sunday July 17.
More than 200 people gathered for the 13th annual Derby College Peak Awards at the historic Roundhouse to celebrate the achievements of students across the organisation and at Merrill Academy, which is sponsored by the College.
Two Derby College Art & Design students have won bursaries from Derby Decorative and Fine Arts Society to support their move into Higher Education.
Horticulture staff and students at Derby College have won a coveted gold medal at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2016 at the NEC for their unique plant border created to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has praised the partnership working between Derby College and regional employers to better prepare young people for the world of work.
Horticulture staff and students at Derby College have teamed up with The Multiple Sclerosis Society, Derby and District Branch to create a unique plant border that will be exhibited and judged at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2016 at Birmingham's NEC next week (June 16 – 19).
Engineering learners at Derby College have produced the medals that will be sported by competitors in this year's Jenson Button Trust Triathlon – one of the final tasks in their year-long programme with Derby advanced composites manufacturing business epm:technology.
Nineteen Derby College learners who are recent arrivals to Derby from across the world have compiled their stories of how they have come to the UK which have been published in a book entitled 'Our Journey to English' and launched as part of this year's Derby Book Festival (June 3-11 2016).
On Friday 27th May, Trent Bridge Cricket Club in Nottingham was home to the first East Midlands College HE Scholarship and Research conference. HE staff and students from 6 East Midlands College HE providers attended the event, which was hosted by the consortium of Leicester, Derby and Central Nottingham colleges.