City Centre News

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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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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Trendsetters: Meet Young Sheffield Engineer Hannah Frost

Posted: 4 March 2019 in City Centre, News

Twenty-year-old Hannah Frost is a graduate of UTC Sheffield and now works as an apprentice technician at global engineering company Arup. Hannah started at Arup in August 2017, straight after leaving the UTC, and is now progressing towards a degree apprenticeship. We met Hannah in Arup’s smart Sheffield office overlooking the city. What is your […]

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Meet our Alumni: Sheffield Hallam University animation undergraduate, George Allan

Posted: 1 March 2019 in City Centre, News

George Allan joined UTC Sheffield City Centre in Year 10 and continued into the sixth form where he completed his A Levels. He chose English Literature and Art alongside a technical specialism in Creative iMedia, in which he gained a Level 3 diploma. We sat down with George to find out what he enjoyed most […]

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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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