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UTC Sheffield Hosts Northern Powerhouse Roundtable With Business Leaders

Posted: 17 May 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

The North can lead the next industrial revolution and business leaders need to work more closely with educationalists to achieve that. That was the message from one of the UK’s leading employers at a Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) skills roundtable event hosted by UTC Sheffield. Juergen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK and NPP Board member, was […]

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“If Channel Four were a city it would be Sheffield” … UTC students back distinctive and diverse bid for national headquarters

Posted: 14 May 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

Media and creative students from three of the city’s leading academic institutions have thrown their weight behind the city’s bid to bring Channel 4 to Sheffield. Mia Fidment and Mia Rehman who are both at the UTC Sheffield City Centre and specialise in creative & digital media, joined journalism students from The Sheffield College, Moses […]

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Meet our Non-Destructive Testing Partner Lavender International

Posted: 11 May 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

When you want to find out if something is safe to use, what do you do? How do you know that the aeroplane you fly on is safe to fly? Take it to bits perhaps, but that isn’t always possible and certainly not always desirable. What happens if you don’t want to damage it at […]

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Meet our employer partner, Giles Grover, founder of Small Machines

Posted: 1 May 2018 in City Centre, News

What is your business? We design and make contemporary, laser-cut, hydraulic wooden toys that come in the form of construction kits. I started out Small Machines initially when I was a teacher and sold the kits through maker fairs. It was so successful that I decided to leave teaching to run the business full time. […]

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UTC Paves Kamil’s Road to Success at Toyota Derby

Posted: 18 April 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

Kamil Zmich has just started work on the factory floor at Toyota’s hi-tech car manufacturing plant in Burnaston, Derby. Aged 19, he is training to be able to maintain all the hi-tech equipment used in car production at the plant. Kamil was one of only 14 candidates to be selected from hundreds of applicants for […]

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Year 10 Engineering Students Discover the Heritage of Rolls Royce

Posted: 5 April 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

Our Year 10 Engineering students recently took part in an exciting visit to the Rolls-Royce Learning and Development Centre and Heritage Centre at Derby. Rolls-Royce Engineers gave the students a guided tour and explained the history and development of the company from its very beginnings to the present day. The trip was part of the […]

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Meet our employer partner, Nigel Stafford, from Clear Channel

Posted: 19 March 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

What does your business do? Clear Channel is one of the biggest advertising companies in the world. We specialise in outdoor advertising or Out of Home (OOH) advertising as it’s called – billboards and digital screens on the street and in shopping centres. We have more than 40,000 sites around the UK. What is your […]

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Apprentice Engineer’s Career Takes Off at Boeing

Posted: 7 March 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

Nineteen-year-old Dan Schofield is enjoying the first year of a prestigious engineering apprenticeship for Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company. The former UTC Sheffield student is learning in a hi-tech training centre at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing (AMRC), a world-class engineering research campus founded in 2001 by Boeing and […]

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Meet Head of Engineering, Letisha Smith

Posted: 12 February 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

“I’m a qualified Engineer and teaching Engineering is something I feel quite passionate about. Businesses need it, there’s such a shortage, and young people have no idea what Engineering is about.” Letisha studied Materials Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University. Her first job was in technical marketing but she decided to go back to university and […]

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UTC Sheffield’s Response: Northern Powerhouse ‘Educating the North’ Report

Posted: 1 February 2018 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield has welcomed a new report, published today, that calls for more employer involvement in education and technical training. Educating the North: Driving Ambition Across the Powerhouse makes several recommendations including calling for Northern employers to commit to providing an inspirational experience of the world of work for more than 900,000 young people every […]

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