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2012 Archives

University Technical College Sheffield – Free Information Event

Posted: 30 November 2012 in City Centre, News

The UTC Sheffield, which will specialise in engineering and creative industries qualifications, and opens next year, aims to get a balance of girls and boys. Young people across Sheffield City Region can find out more about a new college opening next year. The University Technical College Sheffield is for 14 to 19-year-olds, and the first […]

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New Education Opportunity for Girls in Sheffield City Region

Posted: 14 November 2012 in City Centre, News

Women have been traditionally under-represented in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths, but UTC working with WiSET aims to address the balance.  Girls who want to know more about engineering, technology and creative industries careers are invited to a taster event this month. The free information session takes place on Tuesday November 20th […]

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Meet Yorkshire’s First University Technical College Principal

Posted: 4 October 2012 in City Centre, News

Young people, parents and teachers can find out more about a brand new college that will train the next generation in the creative and industrial skills that Sheffield City Region’s businesses need to grow. “The UTC Sheffield is a brand new and exciting choice for young people in Sheffield City Region. Students will learn how […]

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Posted: 10 September 2012 in City Centre, News

A major step forward in the delivery of Sheffield City Region’s new £8.5m University Technical College (UTC) was celebrated on Friday 7th September with a special  ‘ground breaking’ ceremony to mark the start of construction on the project. Master Cutler, Pam Liversidge OBE and Cllr Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, joined contractor, Wates Construction, […]

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UTC Sheffield Planning Permission Secured

Posted: 13 August 2012 in City Centre, News

SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL STATEMENT    Monday 13 August 2012 YORKSHIRE’S FIRST UNIVERSITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE GETS PLANNING APPROVAL Plans for Yorkshire’s first University Technical College are a step nearer to becoming reality after it secured planning permission today. Cllr Leigh Bramall, Cabinet Member for Business, Skills and Development at Sheffield City Council said: “Securing planning permission […]

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Unveiling the Sheffield UTC building designs

Posted: 28 June 2012 in City Centre, News

Last month we announced the selection of Wates Construction as the contractor that will build the new University Technical College on the Porterbrook site. Wates’ proposed scheme for the site is currently going through the building planning application process but we are able to share some of their designs with you while the application is […]

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Consultation reveals overwhelming support for Sheffield’s UTC proposals

Posted: 25 June 2012 in City Centre, News

The statutory consultation for the Sheffield UTC ran from 27 January to 9 March 2012 and invited people from across the Sheffield City Region to give their response to our proposals via a widely distributed survey, public events and a series of focus groups. We were pleased to receive a total of 202 responses to […]

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Contractors announced for city’s first University Technical College

Posted: 24 May 2012 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield is one of only 18 in the country and is set to open in September 2013. Work is set to begin on a brand new multi-million pound college in the city centre following the selection of the contractors for the delivery of the building. The £8.5m University Technical College (UTC) – dedicated to […]

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Nick Crew appointed as Principal Designate

Posted: 3 April 2012 in City Centre, News

The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust Board recently confirmed that they have appointed Nick Crew as the Prinicipal Designate for Sheffield UTC. You can read more about Nick Crew’s appointment on the Postcode Gazette website.

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Consultation survey draws to a close

Posted: 12 March 2012 in City Centre, News

We are pleased to announce that we have received more than 200 responses to our statutory consulation survey which was available to fill in online and offline during a six-week period that came to an end yesterday. You can read an in-depth summary of the survey results, and our response to some of the comments […]

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