Message from UTC Sheffield City Centre

  • Updated: Thursday, 22nd October 2020

    UTC Sheffield City Centre is running a virtual event for Year 12 applicants. Young people, and parents and carers, can find out about our exciting specialisms, with an opportunity to hear from the Principal, Curriculum Director, staff and our employer partners.

    Engineering and Creative and Digital Media: Wednesday 11th November, 5:00pm-6:30pm. Register here.

Message from UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Updated: Thursday, 22nd October 2020

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is running a series of virtual events for applicants.  Young people, and parents and carers, can find out about our exciting specialisms and hear from the Principal, Curriculum Director, staff and our employer partners.

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

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

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

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is also offering pre-booked on-site campus tours, strictly for one family (six people maximum) at a time, on November 3rd, 5th, 10th 12th, 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th from 4pm to 6pm. Pre-booking is essential. Visitors will need to comply with Covid-19 safety measures including wearing face coverings and social distancing. Please visit our events page.

Inspirational Student Receives Courage Award In Memory of Princess Diana

A UTC Sheffield student has received an award in memory of Princess Diana for showing courage in the face of adversity.

Lauren, aged 16, is studying creative and digital media at UTC Sheffield City Centre campus on Matilda Street. She has been awarded a Diana Courageous Citizen Award.

“I was pleased to be given an award for something I love doing. I like helping others if I can, and enjoy my volunteering very much,” said Lauren.

Brigidin Crowther, Assistant Principal, UTC Sheffield City Centre campus, said: “We are immensely proud of Lauren who has overcome major personal challenges to thrive in her education, help her peers and volunteer in the local community. This is all despite suffering chronic pain from arthritis, which has required hospital treatment.”

She added: “Lauren puts others first and is always looking for ways to help and encourage her fellow UTC students. She really strives to make a difference, and is an inspiration to all those who know her.”

Since 1999, more than 47,000 young people have been recognised with a Diana Award for making an outstanding difference in their communities across the globe and continuing Princess Diana’s legacy.
The award application was submitted by the UTC and received endorsements from Lauren’s hospital consultant as well as the Norfolk Heritage Park where she volunteers. Lauren was presented with her award on July 13th.

UTC Sheffield City Centre campus – which is Ofsted graded ‘good’ – specialises in advanced engineering and manufacturing, and the creative and digital industries. Students complete a technical qualification in addition to GCSEs and A Levels.

With the support of HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Harry, The Diana Award aims to inspire and recognise social action in young people by going beyond its Awards programme with youth led initiatives that empower young people to achieve their full potential and make a difference.

Since 1999, more than 47,000 young people have been recognised with a Diana Award for making an outstanding difference in their communities across the globe and continuing Princess Diana’s legacy.

Tessy Ojo, Chief Executive, The Diana Award, said: “The Diana Award is proud to recognise incredible young people, like Lauren, who have the confidence and courage to stand up for what they believe.

“The Diana Award is proud to recognise incredible young people, like Lauren, who have the confidence and courage to stand up for what they believe.”

“The Diana Award is presented to inspirational young people who work to improve the lives of others in their schools and communities. With a growing network of over 47,000 Award Holders, we are building a force of young people who are committed to taking action and improving the lives of others.”

To celebrate #DianasLegacy during Princess Diana’s birthday month The Diana Award has published a full list of award holders on The Roll of Honour 2015/16. Visit http://www.diana-award.org.uk/

Some course places are still available at UTC Sheffield for this September. Visit https://www.utcsheffield.org.uk/ or call 0114 2603970

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