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Jazmine Greenaway: Former student travels the world studying languages

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

After studying her A Levels at Derby College, Jazmine is now studying Modern Languages with Business at university. She spoke to our Alumni Team about her passion for languages, her plans for the future (of which she has many) and the opportunities that studying languages has given her to travel the world. Jazmine gained her [Read more…]

Sean Treacy: Mechanical Engineering graduate promoted to CEO

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

“I knew from my early teenage years I wanted to be a part of Mechanical Engineering,” Sean Treacy told the Derby College Alumni Team. Today, Sean has forged an impressive career path for himself, with the support of a Derby College. “I achieved my ultimate career goal this year,” said Sean. Sean Treacy embarked on [Read more…]

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…]

Former Derby College Students Closes Gap in Youth Provision

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

A former Derby College student has started his own company to bridge the gap in services provided for young people which have been in danger of being hit by local authority funding cuts, East Midlands Youth Service provides sub-contracted youth service provision as well as training and mentoring for professionals working with young people. Craig Thomson [Read more…]

Julia Suzuki: From Derby College to Successful Businesswoman

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Former Derby student, Julia Suzuki, has many strings to her bow. She’s a business woman, brand ambassador, public speaker, mentor, mother and now fantasy fiction author. After graduating from Derby College in 1993 with a BA (Hons) in Business Administration and French, Julia has had a hugely varied career. She took time out from her [Read more…]

Former Derby College Student Named Electrical Apprentice of the Year

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Former Derby College Electrical student 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. He [Read more…]

Former Pupil Returns to Merrill Academy

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

A former pupil has returned to Merrill Academy in Allenton as part of a team from Barclays Plc who are coaching young people on key employability skills. Dominic Saneria left the school in 2003 and progressed onto Derby College where he studied IT. He started working life at EGG and now works for Barclaycard in [Read more…]

Local bricklayer in training to be the best in the world

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

A former Construction apprentice at Derby College has won a place in Squad UK for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. Zack Lysaczenko (21) from Chellaston is now in with the chance of representing the UK construction industry on the world stage after excelling in the finals of the WorldSkills UK skills competitions in Birmingham. WorldSkills is [Read more…]

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