College News

The latest news and events from Dumfries and Galloway College.

Students say College is top-class place to study

Dumfries and Galloway College has once again been rated top of the class after achieving high marks from students, according to a recent report.  For the second year in a row, DGC learners who took part in the Early Experience Student Survey awarded the educational establishment and overall star rating of 4.5 out of 5 in the

Students learn ‘life-hacks’ from college graduate  

An alumni of Dumfries and Galloway College (DGC) recently returned to the campus to give students an illuminating insight into the world of cyber security.  Stephen Broadbridge started his career path at DGC on the  Intermediate Computing and Computing HNC course – and it wasn’t long before his aptitude in this field was acknowledged by lecturers,

Students create their own career paths  

Two Creative Industries students from Dumfries and Galloway College (DGC) have designs on reaching the top — after landing jobs before even finishing their studies!  Eilidh Sinclair was offered two graphic design roles and was delighted to accept an offer as a Junior Designer with Browns Food Group.  Browns have a track record of employing

Student praises college for support with neurodiversity

A Dumfries and Galloway College student has praised staff for their help and support after recently graduating from the South of Scotland education establishment. Anita Hall, from Dumfries — a neurodiverse student who completed her Business Administration SVQ at SCQF Level 6 at DGC — thanked college staff for helping her achieve her goal and

DGC and Natural Power joins forces for new graduate placement scheme

Dumfries and Galloway College is pleased to announce a special partnership with Natural Power — the leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider — as they launch the first graduate placement scheme in a bid to help tackle the industry skills gaps. Thanks to the partnership, the first three placements: Jonathan Payne (Moniaive), Iain McColm

College welcomes minister for special visit

Dumfries and Galloway College (DGC) was delighted to welcome Graeme Dey MSP, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Veterans, to its Crichton campus in Dumfries today (Tuesday, Aug 8). Principal and CEO Joanna Campbell greeted Mr Dey and local MSPs Emma Harper and Finlay Carson at the college’s Henry Duncan Building and introduced them

Graze Thyme’s success is just a taste of things to come

A former student at Dumfries and Galloway College has spoken of her delight after her local deli was chosen to provide the catering at the Celebration of Success day at Stranraer.

Future looks bright for top apprentice Lukasz

Dumfries and Galloway College student Lukasz Wiczling is looking to build himself a bright future after being named Apprentice Bricklayer of the Year 2023.

DGC and 1000Steps provide pathway to help businesses boost sales

Dumfries and Galloway College is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with leading consultants 1000Steps to provide online training opportunities for sales professionals.