University Centre Shrewsbury

Professor Anna Sutton, Provost of UCS, and Robin Morris, Chairman of Morris & Company
24 Oct 2018
Robin Morris, chairman of the fifth-generation family business Morris & Company announced the launch of The Morris Scholarship at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) Open Day on Saturday (20th October). The Morris Scholarship will cover the cost of all tuition fees for a full three year degree as well as providing a bursary of £3,000 per year towards the successful applicant’s living costs....
09 Oct 2018
A record number of new students have been welcomed to University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). Undergraduates got to know the town and their new surroundings during Welcome Week before settling into their studies, alongside new postgraduates, also embarking on a range of courses. More than 170 students have taken up their places at UCS - the majority from Shropshire with others from the wider UK,...
Students Caitlin Osborne (on left) and Bethany Maddock, at the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings.
20 Jun 2018
Students from University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) are playing a part in the regeneration of one of the town’s most iconic and the world’s most important historic buildings. History undergraduates and postgraduates are volunteering their time to support the National Lottery-funded restoration of the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings - known as ‘the grandparent of all skyscrapers’. Second year Caitlin...
Left to right: Harrison Kennedy, Kelly Gardener and Rob Kerr - students and staff beginning the countdown.
20 Jun 2018
The countdown is on to the Inaugural University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) Graduation Ceremony. Today (Wednesday, June 20) marks 100 days until this momentous event which will celebrate the first students gaining their degrees and their time at the institution. The ceremony will take place at St Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury, on the afternoon of Friday September 28, 2018, with further celebratory events...
John Buckley, Professor of Applied Exercise Science at University Centre Shrewsbury (centre), and Shrewsbury Town FC Physiotherapist, Chris Skitt, demonstrating the ECP Therapy treatment with Shrewsbury Town FC player Lenell John-Lewis.
12 Jun 2018
University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) is sharing new medical rehabilitation and therapy research technology and know-how to help Shrewsbury Town Football Club (STFC) players recover after matches, training or an injury. The technology is known as External Counter Pulsation (ECP), and has only recently and exclusively been used by a number of leading Premier League clubs. Until a few years ago, ECP...
Map and computer.
11 Jun 2018
A free workshop at University Centre Shrewsbury will highlight new opportunities for businesses created by a national move to make more geographic data available to the public. The event on Tuesday June 26, 2018, organised by The Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology at University Centre Shrewsbury ([email protected]), will explore the benefits for businesses in using geospatial...
Books and pencils
29 May 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) short course this summer will give literature lovers the chance to learn more about the works of some of Britain’s most revered female writers. The course will explore the novels and poetry of women writers from the early 19th century to the present. Among the texts studied will be: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice; Emily Brontë’s poetry; George Eliot’s ...
Professor John Buckley and Cindy Lim
16 May 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) postgraduate student has presented her research on improving people’s heart and lung health to clinicians and scientists at one of the world’s most respected cardiovascular disease prevention conferences. Cindy Lim, who is a physiotherapist based at the Singapore Heart Foundation and one of UCS’s first international Masters’ students studying Exercise Medicine...
Book and flowers
16 May 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) study day will explore the work of two writers who found inspiration in very different regions of the Midlands. The ‘Writing the Midlands: A Sense of Place in the Works of Mary Webb and Arnold Bennett’ event will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, on Saturday May 26, from 10am to 4pm. Professor Deborah Wynne from UCS, one of the...
Shrewsbury panorama
23 Apr 2018
University Centre Shrewsbury’s undergraduate prospectus for 2019 has been published, showcasing what the town and institution has to offer. The booklet provides details of courses, support, sites, accommodation, the town and wider area, research, and how to apply. It also includes information on the ways University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) courses and wider opportunities are designed to help...
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