Shrewsbury Colleges Group

21 Nov 2017
Beauty Therapies and Hospitality and Catering students who achieved their qualifications from Shrewsbury College, London Road Campus, in summer 2017; have excelled in their first steps after education. The fifteen Level 3 students studying Beauty Therapy and Complementary Therapy, and the nine Level 3 students studying Professional Cookery have all acquired jobs in their fields and are on their...
14 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group has welcomed one of its most well-known past student to its alumni, a music star who lives and studied in the town in the 1980s and wrote her biggest hit which topped the charts for 5 weeks 30 years ago this month! Carol Decker, lead singer with the band T’Pau, studied the Foundation Art Course at the Wakeman School of Art in 1979, just before the course and facilities...
06 Nov 2017
Students and staff from Shrewsbury Colleges Group will be concurrently performing Remembrance services at their three campuses on Friday. The poppy nets are already proudly cascading from each building and are visible to passers-by at the London Road, English Bridge and Welsh Bridge Campuses. The poignant services, which will involve staff and students across the whole group, will pay tribute to...
03 Nov 2017
A number of businesses across Shropshire were invited to a special launch dinner at Shrewsbury Colleges group, which is taking part in a Government pilot to help shape the vocational education landscape of the future. The move comes a Lord Sainsbury undertook a review vocational education, which resulted in the Post 16 Skills Plan being written. It suggests a change to the current qualification...
20 Oct 2017
A former Shrewsbury Sixth Form student is bringing an opera he has written and composed to The Wightman Theatre for one night only. James Oldham, left Shrewsbury Sixth Form College in 2008 after studying Music, Graphics and Maths at A Level. With encouragement and inspiration from his Music teachers, he went on to the renowned Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and gained a First Class honours degree...
20 Oct 2017
Two apprentices from Shrewsbury College have qualified for the National Final of WorldSkills UK 2017. Andrew Balmer is an Advanced Apprentice (Level 3) in Site Carpentry and has qualified for the SkillBuild carpentry final and Marc Marshall is an Advanced Apprentice in Electrical Installation and has qualified for the SkillElectric final. Both students were among the highest scorers in the 12...
10 Oct 2017
Nearly half a century ago, a couple met while studying together at Shrewsbury College and now they return to the campus café on the same date every year to celebrate their romance. Kevin and Elaine Nester (nee Hill) both attended Shrewsbury College 45 years ago where they studied A Levels. On 14 September, 1972, in their first Sociology class together, it was love at first sight. Kevin Nester...
28 Sep 2017
Past and present students studying Fashion and Textiles with Shrewsbury Colleges Group have excelled at this year’s Textile Design Competition held by The Shrewsbury Drapers’ Company. Former student Amelia Roe won the prestigious Jackie Ryan Memorial Award for her Embroidered ‘Jazzy’ Bowler. This award was won by a Shrewsbury Colleges Group student (Lauren Davies) last year and gives the victor...
21 Sep 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group is inviting Telford students, currently in Year 11, to a special progression evening, where they can get a host of advice about what to do after school. This one-stop shop to explore the choices available after leaving school includes full-time education, both vocational and A Levels, Apprenticeships and employment, is on Wednesday, 27 September from 4pm- 7.30pm at the...
27 Jun 2017
A Shrewsbury College student scoops first place at National barbering competition. James Roberts, 16 from Bridgnorth got through to the finals of The British Barbers’ Association, National Student Barber of the Year 2017 last month, after stiff competition from other students across the UK. Following a photographic competition, which had over 380 entries from colleges and training providers...
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