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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 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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Sheffield’s University Technical College (UTC) Launches Public Consultation to Lower Student Recruitment Age

Posted: 19 May 2017 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield has launched a public consultation on proposals to recruit younger students from the age of 13 starting in September 2018. Students currently join the UTC at the age of 14 in Year 10 or at the age of 16 in Year 12, and complete technical as well as academic qualifications including GCSEs and […]

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UTC City Students Enjoy Termly Employer Mentoring

Posted: 24 April 2017 in City Centre, News

Every term students from UTC Sheffield City Centre meet with mentors from an array of Creative & Digital and Engineering sector businesses as part of the exciting ‘Employer Mentor Programme’. Local, national and multi-national businesses continue to support UTC Sheffield City Centre by providing project support and mentoring to students throughout their programme. These Employer […]

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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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