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Vacancies at the University of Derby in the Centre for Mineral Products

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 15, 2018 4:04:54 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Education, University of Derby

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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.

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Adrian Iordache becomes first Romanian Member of the Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2017 11:22:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, University of Derby, International, IQ

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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.

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University of Derby students honoured with top IQ awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 9, 2017 8:39:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Education, University of Derby, IQ

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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.

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Class of 2016 Mineral Products Graduate

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2016 11:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Education, University of Derby

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Students from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products celebrated their graduation last week.

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IQ Study Tour 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2016 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Education, University of Derby

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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.

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Student Awards 2015

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 8, 2015 1:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Education, University of Derby

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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.

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Sharing your skills, knowledge and experience

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 6, 2015 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Education, University of Derby

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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.

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Forging the future of higher skills development

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2014 1:30:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in PRIME, Education, University of Derby

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Catering for the future needs of employers and improving higher level skills throughout the UK to ensure sustainable growth.

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