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Vicky Neeson Wins Darlington College Student of the Year at Annual Awards Ceremony.

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 8th, February 2016

Vicky Neeson was presented with the principal’s top award at a celebration event at Darlington College to recognise dedication, enthusiasm and excellence in learning. Vicky, 30, of Catterick, was also presented with the Outstanding Student for Access to Higher Education after completing the Darlington...

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Northern Echo editor Peter Barron featured the training of Darlington College’s trainee NCTJ journalists in his latest column

In News, on the 26th, January 2016

THERE are journalists all over the world who were trained in Darlington. For decades, the town has not only been known for giving birth to the railways but nurturing careers in the media. Eminent members of the profession who cut their teeth at Darlington...

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IT students put their skills to good use

In Adults, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 26th, January 2016

Level 3 BTEC support and networking students at Darlington College have set up Vybrus Hosting less than a year after leaving school. The IT business offers clients space to host their websites, web-design and technical support, working with data centres in Coventry, Texas and...

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New college construction manager, Lisa, follows in her father’s and grandfather’s footsteps.

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 25th, January 2016

Lisa has just been appointed as the first female curriculum construction manager in a Tees Valley college. She started as a 16 year old student on a diploma in construction at Darlington College and now heads a team of 20 men at the same...

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College Tutor Who Devotes Spare Time Inspiring Next Generation of Marines Is Set To Qualify As A Teacher,.

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 19th, January 2016

‘Steven graduated in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering from Newcastle University in 1993, and 23 years later, teaches at Darlington College in engineering. Steven is a qualified commando and physical training instructor with the Royal Marines Reserves Unit, inspiring 18-24 year olds to get the green...

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FORMER Apprentice Who Left School At 16 To Pursue A Career In Industry Is About To Graduate From Teesside University

In Adults, Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, on the 13th, January 2016

He left the world of industry and took a part-time job at Darlington College before becoming a full-time tutor and programme leader. He said his career change had been a stroke of luck and a massive opportunity. He is passionate about teaching and  the prospects...

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