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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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A Former Footballer Who Won A Full International Scholarship Who Suffered Cruel Blow To Her Career Uses Experience Of Sports Injuries To Inspire New Generation Of Experts.

In News, on the 7th, January 2016

But the 27-year old now draws on her own experience of recovery and rehabilitation teaching a Sports Science Diploma at Darlington College. Lucy said her students recognised the importance of academic study as well as following their sporting dreams. “I think my experience gives...

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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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A Family Treat for All – Christmas Pantomime

In In the Press, News, on the 11th, December 2015

Firthmoor Community Centre is providing panto fun at an affordable price with a Christmas production of ‘Cinderella’ performed by Darlington College students. The ‘alternative’ pantomime which opens next week, looks to bring the story of Cinderella to the local community as well as provide...

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Students Brave Chill to Plant Acres of Trees for a Local Community Group

In In the Press, News, on the 10th, December 2015

The initiative was put together by The Friends of Cocker Beck, who have worked tirelessly to improve their local environment. Dec Donaghy, the Uniformed Public Services tutor who led the students, said the college welcomed the opportunity to work with the community. “The students...

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Christmas Cheer To Swell Charity Coffers

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 7th, December 2015

From today (Monday, Dec 7, 2015) visitors to the Star Radio website,, will be able to download the ‘Winter Wonderland’ single for £1 and all the proceeds will go to the Star Giving Fund. The video, starring students and staff from Darlington College...

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