About the Joseph Wright Campus

Offering excellent resources for A-level as well as advanced vocational creative arts programmes, the campus provides an independent study environment – a bridge between school and university, preparing young people for success in higher education.

The Joseph Wright Campus
Cathedral Road

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Courses available at the Joseph Wright Campus

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All routes lead to Derby College

Derby College is closer than you think. We are easy to reach, with central campuses in Derby and Derbyshire all served by good public transport links.

We want you to get to College as easily, conveniently and cheaply as possible. We’ll help you find the best transport option – whether it’s cycling, using a motorcycle or moped, taking the train, catching a bus or walking.

Learner Services provides the latest information on travel deals and discounts to help you save time and money, plus advice on journey planning and opportunities such as cycle training and moped loans.

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Welcome to the Joseph Wright Centre

Take a 360 Degree Tour of one of the Science Labs at the Joseph Wright Campus

Stacey Adams

Stacey Adams

Head of College, The Joseph Wright Centre

I'm always happy to hear your views and suggestions. If you see me around, feel free to have an informal chat and let me know how we can improve your experience at Derby College.

Joseph Wright Campus Facts!

  • The Cathedral Road campus was the college's first major building project in September 2005 and cost £12 million to complete.
  • High demand for courses led to the centre's first extension being built at a cost of £15 million, in 2008. It was then expanded in 2015 with a £3.1 million four-storey extension, which features additional resources for print making, photography, ceramics, 3D design, textiles and product design studies
  • The Joseph Wright Centre celebrates a fantastic 98% pass rate this year overall and the majority of A2 subjects recording a 100% pass rate
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