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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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Students Have Been Having a Ball After Being Challenged to Design a Charity Poster for The Mayor

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 4th, January 2016

His collage of images from Darlington and its twin towns in Europe captured perfectly the mood of internationalism for Mayor Tom Nutt, who is also the driving force behind the Town Twinning Association. The 17-year-old’s design will be transformed into a host of promotional...

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Applied Science Student Rachel Secures Place Studying Criminology at Leeds Beckett University

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 3rd, December 2015

A former Darlington College student hopes to use her scientific knowledge to become a crime-fighting detective. Rachel Hall, from Aiskew,  has secured a degree in Criminology from Leeds Beckett University, and is pursuing her dream of joining the police service. Rachel, aged 19, said...

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