Shrewsbury Colleges Group

08 Nov 2019
A manager at Shrewsbury Colleges Group, and decorated former soldier, has creatively hand-crafted three wooden silhouettes from a tracing of a tattoo he has on his arm. Stewart Coxon, known to staff and colleagues as ‘Ted’ retired from the army after 24 years in 2013 and started working at Shrewsbury Colleges Group as Commercial Manager, where he has been organising Remembrance Services ever...
19 Oct 2019
Students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group are heading to Ghana to help build classrooms with deliveries of stationery from two local suppliers. The four students, who all study A Levels, attended a talk by the National Citizenship Service and heard about a range of volunteering roles. They were inspired by talks from those who had been on a similar trip to Africa last year and decided to join a...
11 Oct 2019
Two teams of engineering apprentices from SCG have secured their place in the WorldSkills UK Finals in November 2019 after designing and building a remote control crane from scratch – they are two of only six teams selected across Great Britain to make it to the national finals at the NEC. The National finals will be taking place between 21-23 November at the NEC, Birmingham. The team will have...
03 Oct 2019
An 18 year old from Market Drayton is one of 13  talented A Level students from the West Midlands who have won bursaries from exam board OCR to support them with studies at the University of Cambridge. The students, all of whom are about to begin studies at Cambridge, will receive £3,000 for each year of their undergraduate studies. This will allow them to make the most of their time at...
22 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury Colleges Group are working with young offender learners and augmented reality in an Erasmus+ funded project. During a previous Ofsted inspection at Shrewsbury Colleges Group it was suggested, after witnessing the augmented reality learning used within the subjects, that they collaborate with the prison service to give individuals the skills they need to unlock their potential, gain...
30 Jul 2018
Two students who met while studying at Shrewsbury Colleges Group where they discovered they had both tragically had stillborn sons, have decided to take on a physical challenge to raise awareness and funds and bring the difficult conversation of stillbirth to light. Kylie Brennan, 29 and Anna Fitch, 35, both from Shrewsbury, met last year when they started on the Access to Higher Education Course...
27 Jul 2018
Shrewsbury Colleges Group is celebrating after being accepted as a Focus College via the Rugby Football Union – meaning it can expand its rugby-focussed qualifications and provide a better future for anyone wishing to work in the field of rugby or sport. After an intensive application process, the College found out it was one of just 12 colleges nationwide out of 36 which applied, to be chosen to...
16 Jul 2018
A record number of students graduated yesterday (Friday 13) from Shrewsbury Colleges Group, when they collected a range of degree-level awards in a prestigious ceremony at St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury. Led by the Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Peter Nutting, a line of 105 mortar boards and graduation gowns made its way from Shrewsbury Market Square to St Chad’s Church in the annual Shrewsbury...
22 Jun 2018
To celebrate Women in Engineering Day, Shrewsbury Colleges Group is championing some of its female apprentices who are making their mark in their careers already. The College offers a range of Apprenticeships from Intermediate to Higher Apprenticeships in disciplines such as Fabrication and Welding, Manufacturing, Maintenance and Product Design and Technical Support. Lily Glanville, 19, from...
04 Jun 2018
Three students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group studying Foundation Degrees in Engineering have scooped first, second and third prizes in a national engineering competition run to find the best inventions of tomorrow. The GradEX18 exhibition and competition, which is a unique chance to view the exiting and innovative work being produced by tomorrow's industry pioneers from: Computing, Digital...
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