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Students at Derby College's Ilkeston campus have teamed up with Fixers, a national organisation working with young people to share their past experiences to improve their future lives.

Student Awards

Derby College learners who are studying Higher Education programmes and who have contributed to student life through the Derby College Student Union have been recognised at an awards evening.

Derby College Students Learn Skills In the Wild

Derby College Students Learn Skills In the Wild

Derby College's Employer Academy programme, which has attracted widespread acclaim, has celebrated its first anniversary with a number of students progressing into jobs and apprenticeships.

Local Apprentice Clinches Competition Gold Medal

A local apprentice has clinched the gold medal in a national construction competition.

Derby College and Derbyshire County Cricket Club are holding an open day on Friday July 15 at the Derbyshire County Ground to outline the opportunities available to young people in professional sports.

Derby Cathedral has launched its search for a second apprentice verger following the resounding success of its first appointment.

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 2,500 young people attended the annual East Midlands Big Bang Fair at the Derby College Roundhouse campus.

Pupils from schools across the region came together at the event, which encourages young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Derby College Celebrates Peak Performers

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.

Show Garden Clinches Gold Medal

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.

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