2019 Archives

UTC students take part in national STEM competition to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day

Posted: 24 June 2019 in City Centre, News

Twelve Year 10 students from UTC Sheffield attended an engineering competition hosted by Amey ahead of International Women in Engineering Day. Amey are a leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services both in the UK and internationally. Their many different areas include engineering, facilities management, utilities, transport, environmental services, defence and justice. The event […]

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OLP showcases employer and university partners at world of work event

Posted: 13 May 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park hosted an ‘Exploring the Future World of Work’ event for new and existing applicants. The event, held on Tuesday 30th April, was an opportunity for prospective and current Year 9 and 12 students to explore the options regarding their future, meet current pupils, staff and employer partners, and find out […]

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UTC students engage in engineering extravaganza: Get up to Speed with STEM

Posted: 2 April 2019 in City Centre, News

UTC Sheffield City Centre Year 9 students joined over 2000 young people from South Yorkshire for the inspiring Get up to Speed STEM careers event at Magna Science Adventure Centre. The annual occasion, which is now in its ninth year, saw over 90 exhibitors, attractions and activities, including an interactive stand hosted by the UTC, […]

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Creative and Digital Media students visit Hallam FM

Posted: 25 March 2019 in City Centre, News

Year 10 Creative and Digital Media students have enjoyed a fantastic opportunity to visit leading Sheffield based radio station, Hallam FM. The 32 students, who visited Hallam FM on Friday 1st March, were split up into six groups where they put their creativity to the test. They were given briefs for various companies such as […]

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Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park recognised by Royal visit

Posted: 22 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park welcomed His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester, on Tuesday 19 March to meet representatives involved with the project, which is transforming one of the most deprived areas in the UK. Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is delivering a tangible legacy from the London 2012 Olympic Games through a combination of world-class […]

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Fundraising campaign launches after OLP students qualify for World Robotics Championship

Posted: 19 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Talented students at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park have launched a fundraising campaign after winning a place in the world’s largest robotics championships in America. Six students in Year 13 from the UTC have been selected to represent the UK in the VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, from April 24th to May 1st. […]

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Ice Hockey Success for UTC Student

Posted: 18 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

A UTC student has his sights set on a career in professional Ice Hockey. Year 9 Sport Science student, Ben Parkin, has been selected as a reserve goal keeper for the U14 England Ice Hockey team. Following a successful trial in December 2018, Ben progressed to the second and final trials which took place during […]

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UTC Female Footballers Progress to Regionals

Posted: in News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC OLP Girls Futsal Team

The undefeated girls’ Futsal team at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park has won a South Yorkshire competition and will now progress onto the next heat. The team has swapped their traditional 11-a-side version of the popular game for the emerging sport of Futsal, which is 5-a-side indoor version. Played on a flat surface with squarer, […]

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Olympic Legacy Park UTC Celebrates Ofsted Good

Posted: 14 March 2019 in News, Olympic Legacy Park

Pictured: Dr Sarah Clark, Principal of UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Sheffield is leading the way with two trailblazing University Technical Colleges that are equipping teenagers from across the region with the high level skills that employers and universities need. Sheffield is the only city outside of London to have two UTCs both of which […]

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Meet our Alumni: Degree apprentice at BP, Tom Spires

Posted: 12 March 2019 in City Centre, News

Nineteen-year-old Tom Spires graduated from UTC Sheffield City Centre in 2017 and walked straight into a degree apprenticeship with BP. In his role as a Junior Electro Technical Officer with BP, Tom spends most of the year travelling the world in-between periods of study at University of Newcastle. Tell us about your time at UTC […]

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