University Centre Shrewsbury

Students Caitlin Osborne (on left) and Bethany Maddock, at the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings.
20 Jun 2018
Students from University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) are playing a part in the regeneration of one of the town’s most iconic and the world’s most important historic buildings. History undergraduates and postgraduates are volunteering their time to support the National Lottery-funded restoration of the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings - known as ‘the grandparent of all skyscrapers’. Second year Caitlin...
Left to right: Harrison Kennedy, Kelly Gardener and Rob Kerr - students and staff beginning the countdown.
20 Jun 2018
The countdown is on to the Inaugural University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) Graduation Ceremony. Today (Wednesday, June 20) marks 100 days until this momentous event which will celebrate the first students gaining their degrees and their time at the institution. The ceremony will take place at St Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury, on the afternoon of Friday September 28, 2018, with further celebratory events...
John Buckley, Professor of Applied Exercise Science at University Centre Shrewsbury (centre), and Shrewsbury Town FC Physiotherapist, Chris Skitt, demonstrating the ECP Therapy treatment with Shrewsbury Town FC player Lenell John-Lewis.
12 Jun 2018
University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) is sharing new medical rehabilitation and therapy research technology and know-how to help Shrewsbury Town Football Club (STFC) players recover after matches, training or an injury. The technology is known as External Counter Pulsation (ECP), and has only recently and exclusively been used by a number of leading Premier League clubs. Until a few years ago, ECP...
Map and computer.
11 Jun 2018
A free workshop at University Centre Shrewsbury will highlight new opportunities for businesses created by a national move to make more geographic data available to the public. The event on Tuesday June 26, 2018, organised by The Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology at University Centre Shrewsbury ([email protected]), will explore the benefits for businesses in using geospatial...
Books and pencils
29 May 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) short course this summer will give literature lovers the chance to learn more about the works of some of Britain’s most revered female writers. The course will explore the novels and poetry of women writers from the early 19th century to the present. Among the texts studied will be: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice; Emily Brontë’s poetry; George Eliot’s ...
Professor John Buckley and Cindy Lim
16 May 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) postgraduate student has presented her research on improving people’s heart and lung health to clinicians and scientists at one of the world’s most respected cardiovascular disease prevention conferences. Cindy Lim, who is a physiotherapist based at the Singapore Heart Foundation and one of UCS’s first international Masters’ students studying Exercise Medicine...
Book and flowers
16 May 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) study day will explore the work of two writers who found inspiration in very different regions of the Midlands. The ‘Writing the Midlands: A Sense of Place in the Works of Mary Webb and Arnold Bennett’ event will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, on Saturday May 26, from 10am to 4pm. Professor Deborah Wynne from UCS, one of the...
Shrewsbury panorama
23 Apr 2018
University Centre Shrewsbury’s undergraduate prospectus for 2019 has been published, showcasing what the town and institution has to offer. The booklet provides details of courses, support, sites, accommodation, the town and wider area, research, and how to apply. It also includes information on the ways University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) courses and wider opportunities are designed to help...
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...
Anna Sutton, Isabel Thomas, Katie McPartland and Robin Morris
12 Feb 2018
The DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival kicked off with an explosion of independent thinking on Thursday February 8th with the Finals of the first ever Shropshire Young Thinkers’ Competition - a spectacular challenge dreamt up and staged by Morris & Company and University Centre Shrewsbury.  Last night saw 20 finalists competing in front of a packed audience of parents, teachers, supporters and judges...
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