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UTC Sheffield Students Enjoy Bauer Academy Summer School

Posted: 18 September 2017 in News

During the summer holidays five Y12 students from UTC Sheffield City Centre took part in the Bauer Academy Summer School, where they went behind the scenes at popular South Yorkshire radio station, Hallam FM. Over two days during August the students, Abigail, Matthew, Fran, Chloe and Kai, who all specialise in Creative and Digital Media, […]

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New Research Shows Technical Schools Get Teenagers Out Of Bed

Posted: 8 September 2017 in City Centre, News

Teenagers attending University Technical Colleges (UTCs) are willing to get up earlier and travel further for the state of the art facilities and the chance to study technical subjects. According to a national survey commissioned by Baker Dearing Educational Trust, nearly half (47%) of UTC students travel more than five miles each way to get […]

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UTC Sheffield Students Celebrate their GCSE Results

Posted: 24 August 2017 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield students are celebrating their GCSE results today – Thursday, August 24th. A total of 82 students at UTC Sheffield City Centre campus on Matilda Street sat GCSEs and technical qualifications this summer. Students have achieved a good set of results in the technical subjects of Engineering and Creative Digital Media, Mathematics and Sciences […]

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UTC Sheffield Students Celebrate Cambridge University Places First

Posted: 17 August 2017 in City Centre, News

Jake Stuchbury-Wass and Oliver Smith have made history by being the first at UTC Sheffield to get to one of the world’s top universities. The 18-year-olds have just completed their studies at UTC Sheffield City Centre campus, on Matilda Street. Now, they are both going on to the University of Cambridge to study degrees in […]

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UTC Sheffield Students Celebrate Another Year Of Strong Technical and Academic Results

Posted: in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield students are celebrating another year of strong A Level and technical results including a significant rise in the top grades today, Thursday August 17th. At UTC Sheffield City Centre campus, students complete academic and technical qualifications in engineering or creative and digital, backed by employers. The technical qualification pass rate this year for […]

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UTC Sheffield Given Green Light To Lower Student Recruitment Age

Posted: 14 August 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield has been given the green light to recruit younger students from the age of 13 next year. Students currently join the UTC at the age of 14 in Year 10 or at the age of 16 in Year 12. They complete technical as well as academic qualifications including GCSEs and A Levels. Now […]

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UTC Sheffield Students Winners In City’s First Digital Festival

Posted: 17 July 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park students have won a competition category in the city’s first annual festival to celebrate the next generation of digital talent. Sheffield Digifest aims to showcase careers opportunities in the digital sector where there are skills shortages and opportunities for industry growth. Primary and secondary pupils from 15 schools attended the […]

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UTC Sheffield Public Consultation and Open Event

Posted: 12 June 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park

Young people and their parents are invited to take part in a public consultation as part of a UTC Sheffield open event this week. Visitors will meet the Principals and teachers, and take part in tours of the multi-million pound facilities at UTC Sheffield City Centre campus on Matilda Street – which is Ofsted graded […]

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Professor Lord Winston Officially Opens UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Campus

Posted: 24 May 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Leading scientist Professor Lord Winston has officially opened Sheffield’s second University Technical College (UTC) this week. Lord Winston met students, staff, governors and employers at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park on Old Hall Road, Attercliffe Common, on Tuesday, May 23rd. During the visit Lord Winston toured the new facilities, saw students demonstrating technical tasks, took […]

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UTC Sheffield Computing Students Win National Robotics Challenge

Posted: 22 May 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield computing students have shown that their level technical skills are top of the class by winning a national robotics competition. Two teams of Year 10 and Year 12 students attended a national Vex Robotics UTC Championships at Silverstone UTC in Northamptonshire this month on May 10th. The UTC Sheffield Year 12 students were […]

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