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Think UTC Campaign Launches

Posted: 17 March 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

A campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of studying technical qualifications from the age of 14 is taking place this week. Think UTC celebrates the work that University Technical Colleges do to inspire young people to become the scientists, engineers, technologists and innovators of the future. The national day, on March 17th, is being […]

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Schools Struggle To Prepare Students For Technical Careers

Posted: 28 February 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

A new report released today – February 28th 2017 – by the charity that promotes University Technical Colleges, including UTC Sheffield, reveals that nearly half (45%) of 20-35 year olds working in STEM related roles (science, technology, engineering and maths) believe the subjects they studied at school are useless in the world of work. A […]

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Government Performance Table Results: Q&A

Posted: 26 January 2017 in City Centre, News, Trust

Introduction: the new performance measures The government has changed the way that schools are measured. The first set of new data was published this month, January 2017. The progress 8 score for UTC Sheffield City Centre – which is Ofsted graded ‘good’ – has ranked as ‘underperforming’. This does not reflect on the wider experience […]

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Young People Invited To UTC Sheffield Showcase Events

Posted: 13 January 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Young people interested in training for some of the region’s most in demand careers are invited to attend two UTC Sheffield showcase events next week. The first one takes place at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park on Old Hall Road on Monday, January 16th from 5.30pm to 7.15pm. The campus specialises in computing, health sciences […]

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UTC Sheffield Students Quiz Politicians In Live Radio Broadcast

Posted: 1 December 2016 in News

UTC Sheffield students were among a packed audience attending a live national radio programme at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus. BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? was broadcast live from Sheffield’s second and newly opened University Technical College (UTC) on Friday, November 25th. The lively topical discussion programme, presented by Jonathan Dimbleby, attracts a high profile […]

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Top Performing UTC Sheffield Students Win WorldSkills Medal Haul

Posted: 21 November 2016 in City Centre, News

Top performing UTC Sheffield engineering students have won a haul of medals in the prestigious national WorldSkills UK competition. UTC Sheffield City Centre campus students clinched four competition team medals overall comprising one gold, two silver and one bronze. The students are among the top performers for engineering skills after competing against colleges, employers and […]

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South Yorkshire Residents Invited To Quiz Politicians In Live Radio Broadcast

Posted: 10 November 2016 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

South Yorkshire residents are invited to take part in a national radio programme this month at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus. BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? is being broadcast live from Sheffield’s second and newly opened University Technical College (UTC) on Friday, November 25th. The lively topical discussion programme, presented by Jonathan Dimbleby, attracts […]

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UTC Supported Virtual Reality and Prosthetics Project Opens to the Public

Posted: 25 October 2016 in City Centre, News

Last week UTC Sheffield City Centre students enjoyed an exclusive first look around the Virtual Reality and Prosthetics Exhibition, a collaboration between Sheffield Hallam University and UTC Sheffield funded by the Wellcome Trust. The exhibition will soon move to the Millennium Galleries and then onto Weston Park Museum and will be open to the public. […]

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Lord Sebastian Coe Visits Sheffield’s Second UTC

Posted: 8 October 2016 in Olympic Legacy Park

On Wednesday 5th October, as part of a visit to the Olympic Legacy Park, the largest Olympic Legacy project outside London, Lord Sebastian Coe, former athlete and IAAF President, visited Sheffield’s second UTC: UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. On arrival Lord Coe was met by Executive Principal Nick Crew and Principal Sarah Clark and welcomed […]

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Students Move Into Sheffield’s Second £10 Million UTC

Posted: 26 September 2016 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield’s second University Technical College (UTC) has been completed and students have moved into the new building today, Monday September 26th. UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus, built by BAM Construction, has been handed over on time as planned. A total of 137 students have started at the UTC, and moved into the £10 million […]

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