The Cricket Derbyshire Sports Academy gives Derby College learners the opportunity to further their employability skills in the sports industry through specialist training and work experience.
The Cricket Derbyshire Hospitality Academy gives learners from Derby College a wide range of work experience and paid work opportunities at the various banqueting and hospitality venues at the 3aaa County Ground – working alongside the club's Derbyshire Experience conference and events operation.
Derby hairdresser Sarah Bloor, who specialises in vintage styles, held a masterclass for Hair and Media Make Up students at Derby College's Roundhouse campus.
Twentysix pupils from six local schools competed in four different construction skills challenges organised by staff and students at Derby College.
Derby College is working with a wide range of local businesses to launch Employer Academies - designed to bridge the gap between education and employment.
Former Derby College Electrical learner Mitchell Shore has been named Apprentice of the Year for 2016 by national training provider JTL. Mitchell, who is 22 and from Chaddesden, fought off competition from more than 6000 apprentices across the UK to take the title at an awards ceremony at London's Drapers' Hall, attended by 150 people.
Derby College is holding two special events as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2016 which are designed to support young people into apprenticeships and the world of work.
Visitors at an open day at Derby College's Broomfield Hall campus in Morley on Sunday March 13 between 10am and 3.30pm will have the chance to meet the new-born lambs and other animals who are cared for by students at the College.
Higher Education students at Derby College came under the spotlight at an awards ceremony at the Roundhouse to celebrate their success.
A student at Derby College has been selected to play for her native Latvian table tennis national team in the world championships in Kuala Lumpur next week.
Diana Rusinova (19) came to the UK from Latvia with her family in 2012 and is studying Travel and Tourism at Derby College's Roundhouse campus in Pride Park.