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Derby College Students Design Seasonal Video Game

Games Development students at Derby College have designed a high quality video game as part of a project to give them real-life industry experience.

The students are based at the Joseph Wright Centre – the post-16 Academic and Arts college – and designed ‘Drive By Santa’ in just seven weeks.

Television Lifetime Achievement Award for Pollyanna Pickering

The late wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Create and Craft TV.

The award recognises her excellence in wildlife art and her passion for conservation as well as the contribution she made to the channel during six years of regular guest appearances.

Derby College Joins Prestigious Microsoft Programme

Derby College has been chosen by IT giants Microsoft as one of the first globally to become a Showcase College.

This is a new global education programme launched by Microsoft and is an extension to the company’s global network of institutions using technology to improve teaching and learning.

Local Business Celebrated at House of Lords

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Burton-based Ask the Chameleon director Rachel Hayward joined some of the UK’s top small businesses to receive special recognition at an exclusive House of Lords reception.

Ask the Chameleon was recognised as one of this year’s Small Biz 100 which ran ahead of Small Business Saturday, which was celebrated across the UK on December 1.

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