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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...
10 Mar 2017
Nine students from Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, part of Shrewsbury Colleges Group, have been successful in Aberystwyth University’s Entrance Scholarship competition. This year, the University awarded 65 Scholarships and a number of Merit Awards to students applying to study at Aberystwyth in September 2017.  The following SSFC students have been awarded scholarships: Merit - for first year of...
05 Jul 2016
A 19 year old from Wellington has secured herself a place at university after completing an apprenticeship with a local training provider. After leaving New College in 2015, Megan Moore enrolled on a Level 2 Support Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship with County Training, whilst working at John Wilkinson Primary School in Broseley. Megan, who has always wanted to be a teacher, is due...
05 Apr 2016
A 22 year old, from Telford, has secured a place on a degree course along with permanent employment, after completing an apprenticeship with a local training provider. On leaving William Brookes Sixth Form College, Rebecca enrolled on an apprenticeship with County Training. Having now completed a level 2 and level 3 apprenticeship in Business Administration, Rebecca has been successful in gaining...
20 Aug 2015
Shropshire businesses are being urged to plan ahead and create more skilled jobs to prevent new graduate skills from being “wasted”. The call comes after a new report found the majority of university graduates are working in jobs that do not require a degree and concerns that graduate numbers have now out-stripped the creation of high-skilled jobs. Anita Bickerdike, owner of Shrewsbury-based...
11 May 2015
Today’s graduates ‘hit the ground running’ with a portfolio of professional skills, on-line, mobile and social media – join colleagues with the Shropshire Business Partnership (SBP) for breakfast and networking on 22 May and get ready for the Digital Generation. Event organiser Roy Broad said: “Shropshire is enhancing its reputation as a place to live, learn and work with the arrival of...
30 Jan 2015
Journalism students in Cardiff will have the chance to compete for a £1,000 cash prize, a high-performance driving experience day and a two-week work placement at some of the UK’s top motoring publications. Launched by Welsh Motoring Writers in memory of John Arfon Edwards, one of the group’s founder members who passed away in 2014, the prize will be open to students at Cardiff University’s...
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