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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.

Show Garden Raises Awareness of Multiple Sclerosis

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.

Nineteen Derby College learners who are recent arrivals to Derby from across the world have compiled their stories of how they have come to the UK which have been published in a book entitled 'Our Journey to English' and launched as part of this year's Derby Book Festival (June 3-11 2016).

On Friday 27th May, Trent Bridge Cricket Club in Nottingham was home to the first East Midlands College HE Scholarship and Research conference. HE staff and students from 6 East Midlands College HE providers attended the event, which was hosted by the consortium of Leicester, Derby and Central Nottingham colleges.

Two Construction learners at Derby College are in line for places in the national finals of an annual skills competition later this year after clinching medals in the regional heats.

Creative Arts students at Derby College's Joseph Wright Campus will exhibit the work they have completed over the past year in a public end of year exhibition.

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