University Centre Shrewsbury

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....
19 Nov 2018
A highly regarded business commentator and national journalist is returning to Shropshire next month to give a lecture at University Centre Shrewsbury. Andrew Hill is an Associate Editor and Management Editor at the Financial Times and studied at Shrewsbury School from 1978 to 1983. He will be at the University on Monday, December 10, and will be exploring if business can do well by doing good....
19 Nov 2018
The importance of rock conservation will be highlighted at a special lecture in Shrewsbury, given by the only Professor of Geoconservation in the world. Cynthia Burek is a professor at the University of Chester and will be giving the lecture ‘Why Conserve Rocks? What is Geoconservation?’ at University Centre Shrewsbury on December 5. Professor Burek has published extensively on the topic of...
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,...
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