Around 75 apprentices from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products are descending on Derbyshire’s Peak District in April for a week of challenges designed to inspire future industry leaders.
This year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) study tour for students from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products runs from 18-22 March 2019 and takes in a number of different mineral extraction and processing sites located across the North West of England.
Winners of the 2018 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Student Awards were presented with their awards at this year’s Fellows Lunch against the impressive backdrop of the Tower of London.
Based at the University’s Enterprise Centre on Bridge Street, Derby, the Centre for Mineral Products delivers industry standard and globally recognised higher educational qualifications to the mineral products sector. In partnership with the industry's professional bodies, the Centre and its qualifications have been established to meet the educational and developmental needs of the sector it represents.
We are please to announce Xannat Minerals SRL General Manager for Romania and Black Sea Region, Adrian Iordache became the very first Romanian citizen to become a Member of the Institute of Quarrying.
From left to right: Dominic Hodgson, Martin Riley, Daniel James, Nicholas Jackson, Robert Symes, Lee Preater, Robert Kelly, Mark Osbaldeston, James Thorne.
The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has honoured the highest achieving students from the University of Derby Higher Education programmes through the partnership with the Mineral Products Centre, with a series of awards presented at a ceremony last night.
Students from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products celebrated their graduation last week.
Focusing on delivering an insight into ‘quarry life’, the 2016 IQ study tour provided 20 delegates with the opportunity to undertake a three–day excursion, visiting six sites spanning across South Wales and into Bristol.
Recognising our members who excel themselves in their higher education achievements, the annual IQ student awards provide a platform for us to acknowledge an individual’s dedication and commitment to consistently raising the bar.
Whether it’s about giving something back to your industry, building your own skills and experiences or considering a change in career direction, the opportunity of working as part of the team that delivers the Institute’s Foundation and Honours Degrees is something that might well appeal to you.
If you’ve ever thought about the possibility of lecturing or getting involved in the education programmes running at the University of Derby, why not get in touch with Mark Osbaldeston, Manager of the Centre for Mineral Products Professional Development, for an informal conversation.
You can contact Mark on 01332 591 763 or M.Osbaldeston@derby.ac.uk.