Message from UTC Sheffield City Centre

  • Updated: Sunday, October 18th 2020
  • A Year 9 student has tested positive for Covid-19 and Year 9 parents/carers are asked to download our letter. Year 9 students are being asked to isolate and return to school after half-term on Monday 2 November.
  • The UTC remains open for all other year groups.
  • When Sheffield moved into the Tier 2, high risk category, we had to cancel tours of the UTC, but we are currently looking at strategies to enable tours in some format in the near future. We will be in touch as soon as possible about transition meetings/possible tours.

Message from UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Updated: Friday, October 16th 2020

All students will be able to return to learning on site at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park full-time – week commencing Monday, October 19th 2020. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time. Please note our campus tours are going ahead in single family groups.

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park are running virtual events to hear about our exciting specialisms, with an opportunity to hear from the Principal, the Curriculum Director and staff, and our employer partners.

Computing Showcase:  Tuesday 10th November, 5:30-:6:20pm

Health Sciences & Social Care: Wednesday 18th November, 5:30-6:20pm

Sport Science Showcase: Tuesday 24th November, 5:30-6:20pm

Computing

Computing is available at UTC Sheffied Olympic Legacy Park.

Are you full of ideas? Do you like solving problems? Do you enjoy playing online games or using technology to make and create?

If so, you’ve already got the kinds of skills that employers need because technology is now such a big factor in almost every walk of life.

App development, cyber security, big data, VR and AR, are all areas that the UTC specialises in leading to a host of job possibilities in any sector.

You could set up and run your own tech company, deal with clients, manage projects, develop software or look after big IT systems, or you could become any of these people:

  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Games Developer
  • Solutions Analyst
  • Web Designer
  • UI/UX Designer

What you will study?

Our Computing Pathways document shows the full picture of what you will study from Year 9 all the way through to Post 16 for this specialism:

>Download the Computing pathways document here


Employer-led projects

You will undertake projects set by some of the region’s leading IT companies. We already have organisations with major IT departments involved in the UTC – organisations such as Sheffield International Venues and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust – alongside local entrepreneurial companies.

You will work with computing professionals on a whole range of project ideas. Given the location of the UTC on the Olympic Legacy Park with the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre next door, there will be significant opportunities to work with sports and healthcare professionals on projects to do with health, wellbeing and lifestyle.

Meet our Computing Employer Partner, Razor

We are a member of the UTC Cyber Group , which enables UTC Sheffield students to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of the role that cyber security plays, and prepares them to start their career in a digital world.


What jobs are available in Computing?

Programmer/ 3 D Developer/ Web Developer/ Technology Runner/ Software Engineer/ Junior Data Scientist/ Cyber Security Analyst/ Games Developer

  • You can be one of the 1.46 million people working in the fast-moving and exciting tech industries driving the digital economy here in the UK and globally
  • Learn in world class facilities that include IT suites with both PC industry-level specifications and flexible a Raspberry Pi lab.
  • Study academic programmes which can include GCSE Computing and A Level Computing, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry as well as the latest Cambridge Technical qualifications in IT.

Employer Partners

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