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Lucky for Some, 13 Young Apprentices Hired by Major UK Employer, Student Loans Company

In In the Press, News, on the 18th, November 2016

Apprentices also gained NVQ qualifications in business administration through Darlington College. SLC team leader Tanya Greenall said: “This is the first time we have taken in a cohort of business and administration students from Darlington College and we are delighted to have been able...

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Uniformed Public Service Students Trek Across Hadrian’s Wall

In In the Press, News, on the 7th, November 2016

Izzy Rickaby, 16, wants to go on  an expedition of a life time next summer helping villagers in remote Peru. But she needs to raise over £4,000 for the once in a lifetime chance, and has already clocked up over £1,500 after a 34-mile...

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TEENAGERS Offered Fresh Start As Part Of Unique College Course Designed To Boost Their Prospects.

In In the Press, News, on the 2nd, November 2016

Young people who have struggled to find the right path since leaving school will get a second chance thanks to the pioneering initiative to get them into learning, apprenticeships or the workplace. The 10-week course, which will run for six hours on a Thursday...

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Former Student Wins European Fight Title

In In the Press, News, on the 20th, October 2016

The young fighter beat his French opponent in the first round of the contest at Willington, near Crook. Lewis, a former Uniformed Services student at Darlington College, will now go on to defend the title later this year. “I am really pleased, I enjoyed...

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Young People Help Tackle Issues Associated with Mental Health

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 10th, October 2016

Darlington College Art and Design year 2 students, as part of their curriculum, have been tasked with designing a bus shelter poster advert to highlight the negative impact of stigma around mental illness and/or how to achieve good mental health. Some of the best...

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Science Student, Hollie Defies Odds To Train As Pet Physiotherapist.

In Adults, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 24th, August 2016

“I’ve always wanted to work with animals since I was very young,” said Hollie, a former student at Carmel College, Darlington. “We had hamsters, rabbits and a dog and I never had any problems but during my final year at college I noticed that...

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