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.
Derby College has become the first further education college in the East Midlands to be officially recognised by Autism East Midlands for its work to support students with Autism.
The College has developed a wide range of measures to support prospective and current students and to raise awareness of autism in the local community.
Students at Derby College's Roundhouse campus have joined forces to stage a creative event to raise money for two local charities.
Business students organised a catwalk event as part of their study programme which showcased the skills of the Media Make Up students who created designs inspired by the film Mad Max.
Senior leaders at Derby College have visited Firs Estate Primary School in Raven Street to see the benefits of the new phase of the city's Breakfast Club programme.
The scheme, to offer funded breakfast's through local business to children across Derby city schools, is a collaborative project between Derby City Council, leading City entrepreneur Kavita Oberoi OBE, Aaron Thalman, Mike and Dana Copestake, Derby County Football Community Trust and HIS Church.
Mature students at Derby College's Ilkeston campus in Pimlico have collected and donated food and toiletries to Ilkeston Arena food bank.
The students are on the Access to Health Professions programme at the College with their sights set on progressing onto University and a range of careers in nursing, midwifery and other health care professions.
An extravaganza of boxing, mixed martial arts and ballroom dancing held at our Roundhouse Campus has helped to smash a £10million fundraising milestone.
Over a hundred beginner boxers, fighters and dancers competed across the weekend in front of a packed out Roundhouse, jiving, punching and grappling their way to victory.
A group of Derby College students have raised more than £440 to help buy new sensory play equipment for a charity that supports the families of children with special needs.
Tegan's Butterflies in Paradise was set up last year by a group of local parents who themselves have children with special needs. It is named after Tegan Treece who had Down Syndrome and died in 2011 aged three and a half and whose mum Mel is vice-chair of the group.
Entrepreneur Kavita Oberoi OBE has hosted an event Derby College's Roundhouse Campus to launch the new phase of the Breakfast Club project.
The scheme, to offer funded breakfast's through local business to children across Derby city schools, is a collaborative project between Derby City Council, leading City entrepreneur Kavita Oberoi OBE, Aaron Thalmann, Mike and Dana Copestake, Derby County Football Community Trust and HIS Church.
Students and staff at Derby College's Joseph Wright Centre have raised a record £1,121 for three charities at their annual RAG week.
A wide range of competitions and activities were organised throughout the week and the money raised has been split between local charity Children First Derby, Cancer Research UK and Barnardo's.