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Beth Till: My route to success after college

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Beth Till studied her NVQ in Business & Administration Grade Level 2 & 3 at Derby College as part of an apprenticeship. She now works in the Cayman Islands as a Service and Marketing Coordinator. She spoke to our Alumni team about how she got where she is today. “I found by having a college [Read more…]

Sophie Hoodless: A Levels reveals her experiences of university

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

After graduating from Derby College with four A levels under her belt, Sophie Hoodless was accepted onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling course at the University of Greenwich. Now studying for her Master’s, Sophie spoke to our Alumni Team about life at university and how Derby College helped her get there. “My time at [Read more…]

Rita Jansone: After returning to education, I secured a place at university

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Rita Jansone returned to education in 2013 to study for her GCSE’s in English and Maths after she didn’t get into university. She passed with flying colours and is now at university studying Accounting and Finance. Our dedicated former learner agreed to speak to our alumni team about her experiences. “I had been refused a [Read more…]

Former Derby College Learners Branch Out Into Business

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Two former mature learners from Derby College have joined forces to set up their own business – using the arboriculture skills they learnt at Broomfield Hall land-based industries campus in Morley. Andrew Fretwell (39) from Swanwick and Mark Hall (40) from Alfreton both signed up for the Forestry and Arboriculture study programme at Derby College [Read more…]

Let’s go back to school!

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Are you ready to get back into learning? Going to college or deciding to start learning again can be a daunting experience. At Learning for Leisure we are here to give you the support and guidance needed to get you started. There are many reasons why adults return back to learning. Those who want to [Read more…]

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