Shrewsbury Colleges Group

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...
30 Nov 2017
Human rights campaigner, Peter Tatchell, marked the 1967 Sexual Offences Act 50 year anniversary with a talk to Shrewsbury Colleges Group students. This year celebrates 50 years since the Sexual Offenses Act of 1967 got passed, a major piece of legislation that decriminalised many anti-homosexual laws. Peter Tatchell, who is best known for his work with LGBT social movements, came to speak to...
28 Nov 2017
Health & Social Care students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group are running a food bank to support two Shropshire homeless charities. The London Road Campus based students have set up collection boxes at English Bridge, Welsh Bridge and their own campus reception until 14 December. There are a variety of things that students, staff and visitors can drop off to help those less fortunate,...
27 Nov 2017
Two apprentices from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have been flying the flag for Shropshire and showing the rest of the UK how skilful this county is by bringing home two gold medals. At WorldSkills UK competition last week Andrew Balmer, an Advanced Apprentice (Level 3) in Site Carpentry, won gold in the SkillBuild carpentry final and Marc Marshall, an Advanced Apprentice (Level 3) in Electrical...
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