Virtual learning and studying at home are not just the ‘new normal’ for young people across the county – it is also the challenge facing hundreds of adult students at Derby College Group (DCG) who are juggling their studies with work and family life.

Representatives from a wide range of companies organised hands on activities for female students from Derby College Group and city secondary schools to raise awareness of the career opportunities available in science, digital technology, engineering and construction.

An A level student at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre has won a top award in a national science competition.

A level Geology students from Derby College Group's Joseph Wright Centre (JWC) have spent a week studying dormant volcanoes in Tenerife as part of their study programme.

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.

Students at Derby College Group (DCG) attended special Maths and English workshop sessions during the Easter break to help prepare them for this summer’s GCSE examinations.

A-level students at Derby College's Joseph Wright Centre have won a clutch of awards in the British Olympiad competitions for Maths and Sciences.

Thirteen students have been presented with awards for Maths, Chemistry or Biology having completed papers in the subjects set by national bodies. They completed the timed exams at the College which were then marked and submitted for verification.

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