higher education

09 Oct 2018
A record number of new students have been welcomed to University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). Undergraduates got to know the town and their new surroundings during Welcome Week before settling into their studies, alongside new postgraduates, also embarking on a range of courses. More than 170 students have taken up their places at UCS - the majority from Shropshire with others from the wider UK,...
22 Jun 2018
To celebrate Women in Engineering Day, Shrewsbury Colleges Group is championing some of its female apprentices who are making their mark in their careers already. The College offers a range of Apprenticeships from Intermediate to Higher Apprenticeships in disciplines such as Fabrication and Welding, Manufacturing, Maintenance and Product Design and Technical Support. Lily Glanville, 19, from...
17 May 2018
This September, a new round of degree-level courses will begin at Shrewsbury Colleges Group, which has been successfully teaching higher education (HE) courses for over 20 years. Among the full and part-time courses on offer are a Foundation Degree in Sports and Physical Education, HNC in Performing Arts, 13 engineering and construction degrees including a Foundation Degree in Mechanical...
15 Feb 2018
Two free events exploring the opportunities for British companies in China are being held at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). Mark Schneider will discuss trends in the medical and healthcare sector in China, and the business opportunities being created by them, on Thursday February 22, 2018. Then, on Thursday March 8, 2018, a second talk will take place focusing on the environmental...
04 Jan 2018
The role of the British boy detective, made famous in children’s literary favourites such as Enid Blyton’s Famous Five, will be the focus of discussion at a free event being held at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) this month. Dr Lucy Andrew will officially launch her new book, The Boy Detective in Early British Children’s Literature: Patrolling the Borders between Boyhood and Manhood (Palgrave...
10 Jul 2017
Shrewsbury College has been offering Higher Education in Shropshire for over 20 years – this year saw another successful conclusion as students celebrated their achievements at the Annual Graduation Ceremony. A line of mortar boards and graduation gowns made its way from Shrewsbury Market Square to St Chad’s Church in the annual Shrewsbury College graduation parade on Friday. This year, the...
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