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19 Oct 2018
The Music Technology team at Shrewsbury Colleges Group have had top-of-the-range equipment added to their classrooms and studios. An investment of £100,000 has been given to the Music Technology department at Shrewsbury Colleges Group’s London Road Campus, including development of the buildings and facilities. One of the College’s recording studios has been kitted out with a state-of-the-art...
01 Mar 2018
Moving from Hanoi, Vietnam, to Shropshire, England, just a few days after your 16th birthday is a big ask. But former Ellesmere College student Doai Bui did just that and has since gone on to great things. As ‘a small girl with very big dreams’ the 19-year-old is writing her first book, looking to create her first TED talk in the near future, aims to study across the world and is currently...
Representatives from Tennis Scotland and Ellesmere Tennis Academy with year 5 pupils Adam and Thomas Jacques at the award winning Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College
16 Feb 2018
A new state of the art tennis facility at a Shropshire school has been served an award for innovation and will be replicated across the UK. The Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College, which houses four full-size acrylic performance courts and changing rooms, won builders Rocklyn an Award for Excellence from the Sport and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) this month (Feb 8). The company, based in...
03 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group have three upcoming Advice Events for those who may have done better, or worse than expected in exams or for those who simply want to find out more about studying a course, at any level, this September. GCSE drop-in events are being held on Thursday, 24 August from 11am – 3pm, at London Road and English Bridge campuses, followed by an Advice Event from 5-7pm, at the...
18 Jul 2017
A Shropshire college computer student volunteered his time to help a local church by building it a website and helping with their social media presence. St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury is an iconic Grade I Listed Building – the only circular Georgian church in the country which retains its original interior.  The Friends of St Chad’s, who contribute to the maintenance of the fabric of St Chad’s,...
18 Jul 2017
A Shropshire college’s commercial restaurant has retained its ‘Highly Commended’ Rosette award for a further twelve months AND been voted one of the top eight College restaurants in the country Last year, Origins Restaurant at Shrewsbury College received a wealth of awards from the AA College Rosettes Scheme, such as ‘Gold Accreditation’ and a ‘Centre of Excellence’ status as well as their ‘...
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
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...
23 Jun 2017
Music Technology students at Shrewsbury College were rewarded for their efforts at their annual awards ceremony this week - with one scooping the main accolade named after former Charlatans’ drummer, Jon Brookes. The Jon Brookes Award for Endeavour was established after Mr Brookes, former drummer with world-renowned British Indie band The Charlatans, became affiliated with the College when he...
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