University Centre Shrewsbury

From left to right, Shrewsbury Cake Trail organisers, students Lucy Bance, Billie Taylor and Beth Jones.
07 Apr 2022
A fun-filled cake trail organised by University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) students proved to have all the ingredients for success, raising more than £1,600 for charity. Students Beth Jones, Billie Taylor and Lucy Bance created a buzz in the town with the event which took people on a whistle-stop tour of its best bakeries and cafes. Everyone taking part was given a map and could sample a cake at...
From left to right, Shrewsbury Cake Trail organisers, UCS students Billie Taylor, Lucy Bance and Beth Jones.
06 Feb 2022
Students from University Centre Shrewsbury are organising a charity cake trail taking people on a whistle-stop tour of the town’s best bakeries and cafes this March. Everyone taking part can sample a cake at each stop on the trail, taking place in aid of Lingen Davies Cancer Fund on Saturday, March 12. They will also have the chance to score each of the cakes they try, to determine the People’s...
Evaluating Augmented Reality (AR) solutions with Joseph McArdle. Photo by Sasha Taylor.
28 Dec 2021
A medical innovation expert at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) is helping to shape the future of healthcare with cutting-edge research revealing the benefits of the latest wireless mobile technology. Joseph McArdle, Project Director for Digital Solutions at UCS and Director of Health, Medical Innovation and Transformation at the University of Chester, is at the forefront of an initiative...
Shrewsbury Enchanted Trail
15 Apr 2021
Four students from the University Centre Shrewsbury have organised an Enchanted Trail taking place this Saturday, to get youngsters outdoors after a winter in lockdown. The event will raise money for The Little Rascals Foundation, which supports children with disabilities. The Events and Festivals Management students from University Centre Shrewsbury want to provide local children and their...
19 Oct 2019
Are you interested in or working in the area of children's literacy and reading for pleasure?  Do you want to share ideas on how to help children develop a life-long love of books? Do you want to hear from nationally renowned educators and specialists in children's books, literacy and education? Then come to this conference, right in the heart of Shropshire, to share strategies to empower, unlock...
Charles Darwin at last year's Shropshire Young Thinkers' Final
04 Oct 2019
Shropshire’s creative young people have been challenged to let their imaginations run free and design a striking emblem to celebrate Charles Darwin. The winning design will feature on specially created flags for Charles Darwin’s birthday celebrations in February 2020 in Shrewsbury, the town where the great naturalist was born. Darwin’s 2020 Vision is the theme of this year’s Shropshire Young...
06 Aug 2019
An outgoing Shrewsbury teenager who impressed with her hard work and positive attitude has been awarded the first Morris Scholarship at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). Paige Eades, aged 18, will study for a three-year Business Management degree course from October at UCS, with all tuition fees paid for by Morris & Company, plus an annual bursary towards her living costs. On hearing the...
Paul Kirkbright - University Centre Shrewsbury, Ali McGowan - Shrewsbury Bookfest, Claire Rogers - The Wynn Foundation
24 May 2019
Since 2010, the charity Shrewsbury Bookfest has run its exciting Book Award scheme every two years, reaching almost 2,000 primary school children each time across Shropshire and it has become the charity’s flagship project winning plaudits from schools, teachers, children’s authors and the Education Centre at The Guardian newspaper.  No wonder then that this impactful reading development project...
19 Nov 2018
A special event is being held in Shrewsbury to coincide with the release of the film Mary Poppins Returns - and it promises to be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! It is 54 years since Mary Poppins was released and has proved to be a much-loved classic with children of all ages ever since, if not with the creator. The new film goes on general release in December and will be the subject of a...
19 Nov 2018
Have you ever wondered what it is that makes Christmas music Christmassy? Well now is your chance to find out at a special lecture being held in Shrewsbury. Professor Darren Sproston will be exploring the well-known, the obscure, the obvious and the ambiguous in an effort to answer this riddle at University Centre Shrewsbury on December 6.   The lecture will be held at Guildhall, Frankwell Quay....
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