students

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...
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...
01 Aug 2017
A number of Shrewsbury College students have beaten off fierce competition to be been accepted onto Midwifery courses at University starting this September. The six students were studying the one year Access to Higher Education (HE) Health course at Shrewsbury College, which enables students to gain a qualification widely-recognised by UK Universities and bridges the gap between their existing...
13 Jul 2017
Students at a Shropshire college walk away with top prizes in global competition. Four students studying Creative Media at Shrewsbury College entered ‘A Sense of Hope’, an international competition looking for the most talented in creative media animation, with two students scooping the top places.  ‘A Sense of…’ is a global film and animation competition for people up to the age of 25 years old...
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...
01 Jul 2017
A group of Shrewsbury College students have been successfully placed as the top talent in the region in a variety of Construction Trades. Six students, studying either Bricklaying, Site Carpentry, Electrical Installation or Plumbing at Shrewsbury College, recently took part in the regional stage of the UK SkillBuild competition - with five students coming out top with three first places, a second...
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...
27 Jun 2017
Hard work and professionalism has paid off for a Shropshire student after their work placement leads to a permanent job. Natasha Beaman, 17 from Shrewsbury, is currently studying Level 3 Travel & Tourism at Shrewsbury College and as part of the College’s work placement programme, Natasha had the opportunity to work at Opulent Travel Services. Opulent Travel Services, based in Shrewsbury, are...
25 Jun 2017
The Shrewsbury Colleges Group Equality & Diversity Committee has recognised students who have overcome adversity for the fourth year running through the ‘Star Awards’. Adversity takes many forms and the Awards were open to any student (including Higher Education) or apprentice across the Group, who has faced a difficult or unpleasant situation this year and has overcome obstacles and risen to...
05 Jun 2017
A group of students from Shrewsbury Sixth Form College have teamed up with Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors to help other students learn valuable debating skills as part of a volunteering project called Debate.Ed. The eight college students got involved in the project organised in Shropshire by Holly Edwards, a solicitor from Lanyon Bowdler. The students took the project into a range of local secondary...
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