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College Media Training Responds to Growing Needs of a Digital World

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 19th, October 2017

The groundswell of interest from both news and communications organisations marks a recognition that formal media training is a growing requirement to avoid litigious pitfalls associated with self publishing on website, internal publications and social media. Media groups are also recognising the value of...

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Former Darlington College student in line for NCTJ sports journalism award

In News, on the 17th, October 2017

Nick Gullon, who studied NCTJ Multimedia Journalism with sports journalism at the college, is among 43 students, trainees and apprentices from across the country in line for an NCTJ Award for Excellence next month. Nick, a reporter at The Northern Echo, appears in the...

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A ROCKET that is helping to launch careers in engineering in the armed forces has been back to the college which created it for a vital update.

In News, on the 16th, October 2017

They have spent the past weeks servicing the STEM problem solving device that had originally been donated to 102 Battalion REME in 2013. The inert device simulator resembles a rocket and has intricate circuitry that puts users through a time critical scenario to read...

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A ROOFING and cladding trainee is hoping to scale the heights of the construction industry after securing a position with a new North East enterprise

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 10th, October 2017

Matthew, 22, of Bishop Auckland, who studied business, ICT and applied science at A level, before taking a degree in business management at Teesside University, said: “My uncle is a project manger and he’d given me some career advice and my granddad was a...

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STUDENTS are taking a leaf out of NASA’s book as they use the ancient art of paper folding in their hi-tech studies.

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 3rd, October 2017

Origami originated in Japan at least 500 years ago and involves the intricate folding of paper to create complex 3D structures. Darlington College students began by making a paper bird, the crane, as a means to show them the engineering potential of the paper...

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A STYLISH student is cutting a dash in the world of personal grooming after finding his own creative niche.

In News, School Leavers, on the 2nd, October 2017

Former Richmond School student, Kai, 18, is one the first students to enrol on the new level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals- Barbering (Apprenticeship) at Darlington College, combining studying with gaining a qualification and developing industry skills by working in a traditional barber’s shop. “I...

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