Olympic Legacy Park News

Meet our computing employer partner, Razor

Posted: 1 June 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Razor is a fast-growing digital agency based in the heart of Sheffield. As digital experts, Razor help businesses to refine their technology, ensuring that it’s efficient, effective and perfectly fit to meet their needs and objectives. The company has worked alongside clients from a range of industries, including retail, travel, ticketing and utilities. Over recent […]

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New Cyber Security Lab For UTC Sheffield Computing Students Launches

Posted: 20 April 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Our UTC Sheffield computing students will train in the latest high tech facilities with the unveiling of our brand new cyber security laboratory next week. The security operations lab at our Olympic Legacy Park campus, Old Hall Road, aims to equip students with the skills that employers need and prepare them for the latest careers […]

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Meet our employer partner, Quality Context

Posted: 19 April 2018 in Olympic Legacy Park

We met with Becky Wilsdon, Marketing Executive at Quality Context, to talk about working with UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus. What does your business do? We offer consultancy and analytical testing services to pharmaceutical and healthcare businesses worldwide. The company was founded in 2009 by our Director Kate Krachai to provide cost-effective quality solutions […]

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Breaking New Ground On The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre

Posted: 12 April 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield students are set to benefit from the latest developments on Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. The UTC helped to host and celebrate the start of construction work on Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) this week. Set to become the most advanced research centre in the world for developing innovations that will […]

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Meet Head of Health Sciences and Sport Science at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park: Seana Sleaford

Posted: 6 March 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

“What makes UTC special is the value that’s placed on vocational learning.” Seana Sleaford leads the Health Science subject area at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park and is passionate about the value of high quality vocational learning working with employers. With a background in psychology, Seana trained as a social sciences teacher, specialising in the […]

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Meet Head of Computing at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, Colin Smith

Posted: 16 February 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

With years of experience in the computing industry, Colin Smith discovered a love for teaching when training software developers to extend their skills. “I applied for a PGCE course in Sheffield Hallam University and when it came to the first teaching placement, I absolutely loved it. I’ve never looked back since.” Colin originally studied computing […]

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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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UTC Sheffield Computing Students Make it Through to VEX Robotics National Competition

Posted: 5 December 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

A team of Year 12 students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park have made it through the regional heats of the VEX Robotics competition to secure their place competing at nationals. The team also took home Tournament Champions. A total of 18 teams took part in the competition, held at De Montfort School in Evesham. […]

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Professor Lord Winston Returns to UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Posted: 30 November 2017 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Professor Lord Winston has returned to deliver a talk to UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park students after officially opening the campus earlier this year. Lord Winston held a question and answer session on Thursday 23 November. The £10 million campus, on Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, specialises in Computing, Health Sciences and Sport Science, and opened […]

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Parent Governor Vacancy – Olympic Legacy Park

Posted: 29 September 2017 in Olympic Legacy Park

Election of a Parent Governor to the Sheffield UTC Olympic Legacy Park Local Governing Body Would you like to be a Governor at your child’s UTC? Membership of the UTC’s Local Governing Body includes two Parent Governors and an election is to be held soon to fill one of these vacancies.  It is a chance […]

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