Derby College Group (DCG) recently hosted a Dragon’s Den style event for around 150 Business students to present their plans for a new product.

A programme to support the training and development of employees at local small and medium sized businesses has been launched, thanks to funding from the European Social Fund.

Three local colleges have joined forces to raise awareness of the options available to study a university-level course close to home with the flexibility of fitting studies around their work and family commitments.

Current and former Travel and Tourism students at Derby College Group have been sharing their experiences of work placements during a special information event.

A partnership programme between Derby College Group (DCG) and a leading business travel and events company has so far led to nine Travel and Tourism students securing full time jobs there.

Derby College Group’s annual Peak Awards was a double celebration this year. As well as students from colleges across the group receiving awards in recognition of their hard work and achievements, DCG marked the 10th anniversary of the opening of the historic Roundhouse.

Derby College is working with a wide range of local businesses to launch Employer Academies - designed to bridge the gap between education and employment.

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