2014 Archives

Empowering The Engineers Of The Future

Posted: 23 December 2014 in City Centre, News

Engineering students at UTC Sheffield have gained an insight into aircraft design, thanks to a project led by industry heavyweight Rolls-Royce. Eighty students completing a technical engineering qualification were set a brief to design an optimised fuel pump that can refuel an aeroplane for landing. The aim of the six-month curriculum assignment was to develop the […]

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UTC Sheffield Backs Maths and Science Campaign

Posted: 10 December 2014 in City Centre, News

We are backing the government’s Your Life campaign to show the career opportunities unlocked by studying science and maths. The Your Life campaign aims to raise participation in science, maths and physics A levels by 50% in three years, to ensure the UK is equipped with the skills it needs for today’s fast changing employment landscape. […]

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UTC Sheffield Celebrates WorldSkills Success

Posted: 24 November 2014 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield students Edward Anderson, 17, and Jacob Staniforth, 17, with Principal Nick Crew and Vice Principal Alex Reynolds, who leads on the engineering curriculum. UTC Sheffield students are celebrating after fighting off tough competition from companies and universities to win a prestigious WorldSkills UK medal. Edward Anderson and Jacob Staniforth, both aged 17, are […]

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Champions Manufacturing in Sheffield

Posted: 6 November 2014 in City Centre, News

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has met UTC students as part of a wider visit to the city

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Sheffield Design Awards Winner

Posted: 24 October 2014 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield external shot

The architects of UTC Sheffield are one of the winners of this year’s prestigious Sheffield Design Awards.

Judges praised HLM Architects for creating an inspiring and dramatic inner city building.

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UTC Sheffield Showcase Event, 21st October

Posted: 14 October 2014 in City Centre, News

Young people interested in applying for a place at UTC Sheffield are invited to a showcase event this month. The University Technical College, on Matilda Street, offers GCSEs and A-levels alongside technical qualifications for the advanced engineering and manufacturing, and creative and digital industries. Places are still available for the free event open to young […]

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Neil Carmichael, MP for Stroud Visits UTC Sheffield

Posted: 29 September 2014 in City Centre, News

Last week we were pleased to welcome Stroud’s Member for Parliament, Neil Carmichael, and the Principal of South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, Kevin Hamblin, to UTC Sheffield for a tour. The tour was part of their explorations into how they might replicate a similar UTC model in Stroud for the proposed Berkeley Green UTC. Their […]

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UTC Sheffield Students Quiz Local MP

Posted: 22 September 2014 in City Centre, News

Big Conversation Sept 2014

UTC Sheffield students enjoyed the chance to quiz their local MP this week. Paul Blomfield, Sheffield Central MP, met more than 100 learners during a lively question and answer session on Monday, September 15th. Students at the university technical college probed Mr Blomfield on a variety of topics. They included how he got into politics, […]

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First Birthday Celebrations For UTC Sheffield

Posted: 9 September 2014 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield is marking a major milestone this week by celebrating its first birthday, today Tuesday September 9th. Civic leaders, educationalists and employers have congratulated students and staff on a successful first year. The £9.9 million UTC Sheffield, on Matilda Street, for 14 to 19-year-olds, is the first of its kind in Yorkshire. Students complete […]

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UTC Students Test Virtual Reality World

Posted: 21 July 2014 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield students are putting their creative and technical skills to the test in a virtual reality project to trial the design of prosthetic limbs for amputees. Learners from the creative and digital, and the advanced engineering specialisms, have developed designs that will be tested in a virtual world. Staff and students at Sheffield Hallam […]

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