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Young People Help Tackle Issues Associated with Mental Health

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 10th, October 2016

Darlington College Art and Design year 2 students, as part of their curriculum, have been tasked with designing a bus shelter poster advert to highlight the negative impact of stigma around mental illness and/or how to achieve good mental health. Some of the best...

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Jenny Chapman Visits Uniformed Public Services Students for a Q&A Session

In Adults, Apprenticeships, News, School Leavers, on the 20th, September 2016

The first and second year students held her to account on everything from Brexit to international defence policy. Mrs Chapman said the students were clearly well informed on current affairs, which would stand them well for careers in public service. The students were keen...

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College Opens New Flat to Help Students With Additional Support Needs Live Independent Lives

In News, on the 9th, September 2016

The Flat was officially opened at Darlington College, a project to help students with additional support needs live independent lives. Six students, aged 18-21, have joined the Preparing for Adulthood course after completing last year the Next Steps study programme. Over the summer holiday...

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Science Student, Hollie Defies Odds To Train As Pet Physiotherapist.

In Adults, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 24th, August 2016

“I’ve always wanted to work with animals since I was very young,” said Hollie, a former student at Carmel College, Darlington. “We had hamsters, rabbits and a dog and I never had any problems but during my final year at college I noticed that...

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NCTJ Journalism Trainee Joins Communications Team on Internship

In In the Press, News, on the 18th, August 2016

Becky, 19, completed the NCTJ Journalism Diploma in June leaving with a gold standard multimedia qualification in reporting and ethics, media law, public affairs, video journalism and achieving 110wpm shorthand. She is now putting her skills in to action with County Durham and Darlington...

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NCTJ Student, Nick lands first job on regional daily business desk.

In Employers, In the Press, News, University Level, on the 8th, August 2016

  Nick Gullon will join the business desk at The Northern Echo on August 22nd after securing gold standard grades in reporting, media law and court reporting, public affairs, video journalism and sports journalism as well as gaining 100wpm shorthand. During his one-year NCTJ...

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