Former Derby College Engineering student Melissa Chimutanda has won a £1,000 bursary from a leading industry body to support her future studies.
Melissa (21) is now studying Mechanical Engineering at Leicester De Montfort University and applied for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Engineering Horizons Bursary which includes membership of the professional body.
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.
Engineering learners at Derby College have spent a week gaining an insight into the advanced composites manufacturing business at epm:technology's £6 million manufacturing, research and development facility in Derby.
A group of 24 Derby College Engineering learners have just returned from a two-week trip to Derby's twin town of Osnabrück where they gain specialist training in robotics at a local company.