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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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Molly Gets Broadcast Career on Track Thanks to UTC

Posted: 31 January 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

While some new students worry about beginning a new course at university, Molly Keyworth arrived feeling confident of her creative ability and technical skills. The 21-year-old, from Sheffield, is currently completing her final year of a BA Honours Degree in Television and Radio at the University of Salford in Manchester. Molly is now making successful […]

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Q&A: UTC Sheffield City Centre Campus Progress 8 Scores

Posted: 26 January 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

Introduction: new performance measures  The way that the performance of schools and pupils is measured has changed. The government introduced a new score called Progress 8 in 2016. This replaced the GCSE leagues tables based on the number of pupils gaining A* to C grades. Under the new system UTC Sheffield City Centre campus – […]

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UTC Sheffield City Centre Principal Appointed To National T Level Panel

Posted: 14 December 2017 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield City Centre Principal Alex Reynolds has been appointed to a new government panel as part of a national shake-up of vocational education. The government is launching 15 new technical qualifications, known as T Levels, as part of an overhaul of the education system for 16 to 19-year-olds. T Levels aim to put technical […]

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UTC Students Enjoy Super Sonic Car Adventure With The Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Posted: 12 December 2017 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield students have put their technical skills to the test during a Bloodhound Engineering Adventure themed day supported by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Sixty-four Year 11 engineering students, aged 15 and 16, were introduced to the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car project which is a global engineering adventure, using a 1,000mph world land speed […]

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Team UTC Sheffield Win Three WorldSkills UK Medals

Posted: 21 November 2017 in City Centre, News, Trust

Our UTC Sheffield City Centre engineering students are celebrating after winning three medals in a prestigious skills competition that attracted entries from across the UK. Three teams representing UTC Sheffield City Centre,  won two gold medals and one bronze medal at the WorldSkills UK National Finals. A fourth UTC team was also highly commended. The […]

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Design By UTC Sheffield Student Unveiled On City’s Gritters

Posted: 17 November 2017 in City Centre, News

Photo credit: Dean Hodson A UTC Sheffield student’s creative designs are set to tour the streets of Sheffield this winter. Kirstie Dale, 17, is one of three pupils from across the city who has won a competition to create artwork for the Streets Ahead gritters. As part of a competition run by Streets Ahead, pupils […]

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