Shrewsbury Colleges Group

25 Mar 2021
The achievements of former Shrewsbury Colleges Group students were celebrated at a virtual student awards ceremony this week. SCG has celebrated the exceptional students who finished their studies in 2020 and to reward all their hard work, especially throughout the challenges of the first lockdown. Stand-out students who had gone the extra mile during their time at the College, from all...
25 Mar 2021
Shrewsbury Colleges Group is hosting a series of course specific virtual higher education advice events. The events are aimed at anyone over 18 leaving full time education this summer, along with adult learners wishing to return to learning with a view to further their education or career. Business owners may also wish to attend the advice events, especially in areas including Education,...
22 Mar 2021
Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) is holding an event to help young people achieve their future careers with a range of sector specific virtual events. The virtual Careers Live Event, aimed at young people in school and college aged 13-18 in Shropshire, Telford and Wales, will showcase the range of exciting careers available across various sectors. The free events will be packed full of advice and...
16 Mar 2021
Previous Film studies student has landed a dream job with LucasFilm. Disney and Star Wars fan Ellie Rivett, 20 from Shrewsbury, has gained a coveted position at LucasFilm in their costume department. Ellie, previously of The Priory School, studied Film Studies and Textiles at SCG with her assistance dog, Stich. Ellie applied for the position via the BFI’s future skill program and within a few...
09 Mar 2021
Students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) have shared their experience of lateral flow tests as mass COVID-19 testing begins for students. Mass lateral flow testing of students and staff for COVID-19 has now started at SCG in line with Government guidelines, ready for the return of face-to-face learning on campus from March 22. Students will be invited in three times to be tested before they...
08 Mar 2021
Midwife and teacher at Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) is helping deliver COVID-19 vaccines across Shropshire. Sarah Davies, Health & Social Care teacher at SCG, volunteered to join the team delivering vaccinations to the people of Shropshire. Sarah, who also works as a Midwife for Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, completed her training and began delivering vaccinations during February...
25 Feb 2021
A team at Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) have been leading a project to develop interactive resources to support offender learners in prison for three years. The project was developed after the College’s 2016 Ofsted inspection, when inspectors praised the use of Augmented Reality (AR) to support learners and awarded the College a best practice case study. The lead inspector invited the College...
10 Feb 2021
Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) is celebrating the impact student volunteers have on local and national communities. With national Student Volunteering Week underway this week, SCG is celebrating student volunteers who have supported charities and their local community over the last 12 months. SCG Student Ambassadors have launched a new virtual Friendship group to help students get to know each...
01 Feb 2021
Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) is now an approved Kickstart Gateway organisation, offering a comprehensive service for local employers wishing to get involved and offer a young person a job. This Government’s flagship Kickstart scheme was introduced last year, with 120,000 jobs created nationwide so far. Via the Job Centre Plus, young people, aged 16-24, who are currently in receipt of Universal...
25 Jan 2021
A Shrewsbury woman has credited the accounting courses at Shrewsbury Colleges Group for turning her life around. Emma Clarke, aged 45, is registered disabled and didn’t work for many years, which caused her self-esteem to take a dive. But three years ago, Emma took the brave step of enrolling on an accounting course at Shrewsbury Colleges Group. She has now completed her Level 2, 3 and 4...
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