Shrewsbury Colleges Group

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...
17 May 2018
This September, a new round of degree-level courses will begin at Shrewsbury Colleges Group, which has been successfully teaching higher education (HE) courses for over 20 years. Among the full and part-time courses on offer are a Foundation Degree in Sports and Physical Education, HNC in Performing Arts, 13 engineering and construction degrees including a Foundation Degree in Mechanical...
08 Feb 2018
Art and Design students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group had the privilege of listening to a renowned Chinese Imperial Costumes and Textiles lecturer as part of their syllabus. David Rosier, an accredited National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) lecturer, travelled from Scotland and gave up his free time to give Shrewsbury Colleges Group students a one-off learning...
18 Dec 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group is launching a new vocational rugby course at its London Road Campus for September 2018. Rugby enthusiasts will have the opportunity to gain a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport that will be focused on the skills and coaching techniques of rugby. Students on the course will be taught how to coach all abilities, from young children to elite professionals. During this two...
14 Dec 2017
Childcare students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group welcomed the Little Explorers Pre-school for a Christmas party at the London Road Campus last week. Twelve children aged between two and four attended the festive event. The students had arranged lots of activities including Christmas crafts, handmade story sacks, a snow machine and an exciting visit from Santa. The Christmas collaboration between...
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