2018 Archives

Industry Partner Events a Success for City UTC

Posted: 14 December 2018 in City Centre, News

South Yorkshire teenagers gathered at two UTC open events to learn about the latest opportunities in engineering. During November and December our UTC Sheffield City Centre campus held two collaborative events with two of our industry partners, aiming to help prospective students understand some of the exciting opportunities available within engineering. The first event was […]

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Life Beyond GCSEs Event Inspires UTC Students

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

Post 16 students at UTC have been exploring their higher education opportunities at a careers event supported by HeppSY+. On Tuesday 27th November, with the support of HeppSY+, UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park held a “Life Beyond GCSEs” event for students and their parents to explore the option available to them after school. The event […]

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Patients Teach UTC Health Students

Posted: 6 December 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Health students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park have been getting hands-on experience with patients and medical professionals. Year 10 students, who are currently studying coursework about the body’s systems, have been working with the University of Sheffield on their “Patients as Educators” project. The programme, which was developed by Martin Hague, Clinical Skills and […]

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UTC Students Learn from Professionals

Posted: in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Students at UTC have been getting a taste of the world of work during an employer mentoring week. Employers from the sport, health and computing sectors visited UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy last week to meet and talk to students about their professions and share inside tips about securing roles in their fields. These visits happen […]

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Success for UTC Students at National Maths Competition

Posted: 5 December 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

A UTC student has been selected as one of only 1000 students in the UK to take part in a national Maths competition. Christian Marriot was one of 15 A-Level UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park students who took part in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Senior Mathematical Challenge on Tuesday 6th November.   The […]

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UTC Sheffield Computing Students Aim To Crack Cyber Security Challenge

Posted: 3 December 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Our UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park computing students are applying the latest high tech skills to problem solving as part of a national cyber security challenge. Twenty UTC students are competing in the Cyber Centurion competition, aimed at 12 to 18 year-olds interested in cyber defence, code breaking, puzzles and problem solving. Four teams of […]

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Work Experience Turns to Employment

Posted: 28 November 2018 in City Centre, News

Photography and football enthusiast Jack has secured a position as a regular match reporter after a successful week’s work experience. Fifteen-year-old Jack, who is a Creative and Digital Media student at UTC Sheffield City Centre, recently undertook work experience at Rotherham United. During the placement, which was initially for one week but was extended to […]

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UTC Sheffield Engineering Team Win WorldSkills UK Medal

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

UTC Sheffield City Centre students compete in WorldSkills 2018

UTC engineering students have won a medal at a prestigious national competition. It aims to develop the next generation of global skills talent. Five teams from the City Centre UTC, competed in WorldSkills UK in Birmingham during November. The competition aims to inspire and equip the next generation with lifelong, world-class skills that the economy […]

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South Yorkshire Teenagers Invited To Life Beyond GCSEs Careers Evening

Posted: 22 November 2018 in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Teenagers are being urged to think about life beyond exams and attend a higher education careers evening. Some of the region’s top universities as well as local colleges and employers will be in attendance. Celebrity boyband New Kings Order, from The X Factor, will be making a special appearance and staging a live performance. Hosted […]

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Meet Our Industry Partner: Duncan Philpott

Posted: 20 November 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

We asked action and sports adventurer photographer Duncan Philpott about his work with the UTC Sheffield Creative and Digital Media team. Did you always want to be a photographer? Well I did a maths degree, but I started taking photographs when I was 13 and it became a real passion. I got my first commission […]

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