City Centre News

Q&A: UTC Sheffield and Progress 8

Posted: 24 January 2019 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

Nick Crew, Sheffield UTC Executive Principal

This Q&A explains the government’s annual secondary school performance tables including Progress 8, published on January 24th, 2019. UTC Sheffield’s primary purpose is to deliver a curriculum that trains young people, aged 13 to 19, in the skills highly valued by employers, and which enhances their career and university prospects and contributes to the economy. […]

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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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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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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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City Students Meet Industry Experts

Posted: 19 November 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

Businesses from across the engineering and creative and digital sectors visited UTC Sheffield City Centre on Friday 9th November for another one of our fantastic termly ‘Employer Mentor Programmes’. This term, students had the opportunity to meet with employees from the following companies; Jaywing, WanDisco, Newburgh Precision, Linbrooke Total Network Solutions and CTL Seal. The […]

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Region unites to welcome new McLaren Composites Technology Centre

Posted: 14 November 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

Sheffield City Region’s excellence in advanced manufacturing and engineering was showcased to the world today, November 14th with the official opening of McLaren Automotive’s new Composites Technology Centre. The £50m innovation and manufacturing facility, on the border of Sheffield and Rotherham at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Park, aims to become a world-leader in lightweight […]

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UTC Sheffield Hosts US Ambassador Visit

Posted: 12 November 2018 in City Centre, News, Trust

UTC Sheffield has hosted a visit from the US Ambassador who spoke to business leaders about the ways in which the city is investing in young people to create a thriving digital economy. Ambassador Robert Wood Johnson attended a business roundtable at UTC Sheffield City Centre campus, Matilda Street, to hear employers’ views on training […]

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Engineering Students Spend the Day with Rolls Royce

Posted: 30 October 2018 in City Centre, News

Engineering students at UTC Sheffield recently spent a day working with Rolls-Royce employees designing an aeroplane refuelling pump. In September UTC Sheffield City Centre Year 10 engineering students enjoyed a jam-packed day of activity with UTC employer partner Rolls-Royce. Staff and apprentices from Rolls-Royce visited the campus and ran a session focusing on designing a […]

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UTC Sheffield Students Recognised at High Profile Awards Ceremony

Posted: 12 October 2018 in City Centre, News, Olympic Legacy Park, Trust

UTC Sheffield students have celebrated their academic and technical success at a high profile prize giving ceremony in the city. Students who have shown outstanding achievement, technical competence and progress were recognised in 56 awards categories, after completing their GCSEs, A Levels and technical qualifications this summer. Their parents and carers, and employers, as well […]

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