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Catering students are to get their teeth stuck into a professional function thanks to the support of two local top chefs.

In News, on the 27th, February 2018

The event follows a series of master classes in college by brothers Jacob and Nathan Pattison who run Food@Vesuvio, the latest dining experience to hit Darlington. Jacob is a former Darlington College student while Nathan has enjoyed a successful career change from the building...

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Wyvern Academy students try out their underwater robot.

In News, on the 26th, February 2018

Students from Wyvern Academy, Darlington, were given a hands-on experience of engineering surrounding the subsea industry at a Foundation for Jobs event hosted by Darlington College. The Year nine students took part in a range of practical activities including the construction of specialist mini...

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College Tutor Travels to Middle East to Train Safety Officials.

In News, on the 23rd, February 2018

Denise Kirkpatrick spent five days in Dubai instructing safety officials in the best way to increase standards at Sharjah Airport. For the past 20 years Denise has delivered the assessor’s course working with the highly regarded International Fire Training Centre at Teesside Airport. Dubai...

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You’re hired – Student Loans Company recruits successful apprentices

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, on the 20th, February 2018

The Student Loans Company hired all five candidates who took up the first apprenticeship posts in their pre-assessment department, after completing their on-the-job training and studying for their NVQ2 in Business Administration at the same time. During their training, Ricky Gatenby, Shareena Elliott, Josh...

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A WINGER is making a rare cross by combining college education with a professional football contract.

In News, on the 14th, February 2018

The 16-year-old level 3 sport science student is also part of the Martin Gray Football Academy in a unique partnership between the game and education. Vinnie, of Seaton Carew, plays on the left wing and made his debut in the 5-2 win against Hartlepool...

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Darlington Council’s Public Health department commission artwork after drawing up a healthy weight action plan for the borough.

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 5th, February 2018

More than 40 Darlington College students, on a variety of courses, including graphic design, fine art, art and design and photography, have designed posters for display and social media to promote healthy weight. Darlington Council’s Public Health department commissioned the work after drawing up...

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