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Month: June 2016

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Daniel Ranby: Business student turned entrepreneur

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Daniel Ranby is pursuing his dreams in the business world, and doing a good job of catching them up. The former Derby College student told our Alumni Team about his time at college, his latest business venture and his tips to succeed in business. Daniel’s story (so far) Daniel graduated from Derby College with a [Read more…]

Construction Learners On Course For National Competition Finals

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

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. Mature learner Haralds Jonans (36) won a gold medal in the senior plastering category and apprentice Jordan Richards (20) came second in the senior bricklaying [Read more…]

Open House At Broomfield Hall

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Derby College’s Broomfield Hall will hold its annual open day on Sunday June 12 between 10am and 4pm with a wide range of family-friendly activities and demonstrations by students. Visitors aged 13 and above will be able to have a go at driving a tractor and, for those who prefer to be a passenger, trailer [Read more…]

Merrill Academy Students Gain Inspiration from Apprentice Star

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Businesswoman and motivational speaker Melody Hossaini, a former candidate on BBC Television’s ‘The Apprentice’, visited Merrill Academy recently as part of her national Success Tour in partnership with National Citizen Service (NCS) to inspire young people to achieve their goals. Melody met with students to talk about future career choices and exam revision tips as [Read more…]

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