News - Derby College

Local Apprentice Clinches Competition Gold Medal

A local apprentice has clinched the gold medal in a national construction competition.

Derby College and Derbyshire County Cricket Club are holding an open day on Friday July 15 at the Derbyshire County Ground to outline the opportunities available to young people in professional sports.

Derby Cathedral has launched its search for a second apprentice verger following the resounding success of its first appointment.

With the closing date for entering the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon fast approaching - seven teams made up of Derby College students, staff and representatives from businesses involved in the College's Employer Academy programme have signed up for the Smith Cooper Team Challenge at the triathlon which will be held in Derby's Markeaton Park on Sunday July 17.

More than 2,500 young people attended the annual East Midlands Big Bang Fair at the Derby College Roundhouse campus.

Pupils from schools across the region came together at the event, which encourages young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Derby College Celebrates Peak Performers

More than 200 people gathered for the 13th annual Derby College Peak Awards at the historic Roundhouse to celebrate the achievements of students across the organisation and at Merrill Academy, which is sponsored by the College.

Bursary Awards For Derby College Students

Two Derby College Art & Design students have won bursaries from Derby Decorative and Fine Arts Society to support their move into Higher Education.

Show Garden Clinches Gold Medal

Horticulture staff and students at Derby College have won a coveted gold medal at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2016 at the NEC for their unique plant border created to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis.

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has praised the partnership working between Derby College and regional employers to better prepare young people for the world of work.

Many of our learners are accomplishing great things whilst studying with us and we want to share their achievements with you. Be inspired by the success of our learners. See how their dedication to learning and our high-quality teaching is helping them on their way to rewarding careers.

Horticulture staff and students at Derby College have teamed up with The Multiple Sclerosis Society, Derby and District Branch to create a unique plant border that will be exhibited and judged at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2016 at Birmingham's NEC next week (June 16 – 19).

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.

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