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Urban Garden at The Joseph Wright Centre

Students at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright post 16 Academic and Arts college in the Cathedral Quarter have created an urban garden for staff and students to enjoy.

Skills on the agenda for RDS Global

RDS Global’s mission to inspire and prepare the technical employees of the future has seen the Derby-based company, which offers comprehensive IT support and security solutions, celebrate the success of its recent cohort of academy graduates.

Triple success for Derby College sisters

Three sisters who started their UK learner journey at Derby College Group (DCG) have returned to thank the lecturers who supported them.

Rag Week Total Announced

 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.

Three Derby College Group Art and Design students have been awarded bursaries from Arts Society Derby to support their move into Higher Education.

Construction Apprentice Competition Success

Derby College Group (DCG) apprentice Jack Ellis has clinched a silver medal in the national finals of the Guild of Bricklayers skills competition held in Liverpool.

DCG Chosen as SEND Centre for Excellence

Derby College Group (DCG) has been chosen as one of three Centres for Excellence in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) under a new national programme.

DCG will work alongside The Education and Training Foundation (ETF), City College Norwich and Weston College on the Department for Education (DfE) funded programme.

Derby College Group Celebrates Peak Performers

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 Group (DCG) has been chosen as one of 54 colleges and training providers to recruit and train new FE teachers and improve links with industry in key technical areas.

DCG will be among the first colleges to offer T Levels from September 2020 in the areas of childcare and education, digital, engineering and construction.

Silver Merit Medal For Broomfield Hall Show Garden

An ambitious show garden created by Horticulture and Construction students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall and Ilkeston colleges has won a silver merit medal at the prestigious BBC Gardeners World Live show at the NEC.

An open day at Broomfield Hall in Morley on Sunday June 16 has been cancelled due to the weather.

Two young people studying Construction industry skills at Derby College Group (DCG) have each been awarded £1,000 bursaries from construction company Bowmer + Kirkland to support their future studies and job career goals.

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