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COMPUTING GRADUATES HAVE DESIGNS ON COMMERCIAL SUCCESS

Three computing students have developed the innovative R2U Road to University app, after gaining inspiration from their course lectures, and are hoping to make it a commercial success. Creators Kieran Dee, Josh Oakley and Mukesh Jassal have designed the app to calculate numbers of UCAS points from students’ current grades, and to compile a list … Continued

OXFORD UNIVERSITY APPLICANTS INSPIRED BY TOUR

Central Sixth students took inspiration for their applications to Oxford University by visiting the renowned institution. Eleven AS Level learners spent a whole day in Oxford, attending events, talking to staff and students and getting answers to their questions. They are pictured here at the entrance to the historic Worcester College. During a week of activities designed to raise aspirations, … Continued

HEALTHCARE EMPLOYERS SHAPING FUTURE COURSES

Strong partnerships are being forged with healthcare employers and Sandwell College in a bid to shape future training. Camino Health Care, Community Engagement Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Learning and Development Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Learning and Development West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, Project Management Birmingham Women’s Hospital … Continued

COMMUNITY FUN DAY IS STREETS AHEAD

Crowds flocked to Central Sixth for a really successful community fun day! Face painting, camper van selfies, street theatre and a gameathon all added up to an action packed day for visitors.

STYLISH STUDENTS IN FINAL FASHION CELEBRATION

Fashion students showcased their final collections on the catwalk with an inspirational show in the college atrium. First year learners created a 1980s collection, from power dressing to punk, and a 1950s collection of hand printed pretty skirts and scarves. Second year learners designed a surreal dream drape collection and a Hollywood high fashion menswear collection, along with their … Continued

CHAMPION WRESTLER CHINU AWARDS STUDENTS

Commonwealth bronze medallist and eight-time British Champion wrestler Chinu was at Sandwell College last night to reward travel and sport students for their hard work. The former student said: “Thanks for giving me the honour of handing out the awards. It was nice to see my teachers from college time.”  

SPORTS STUDENTS GIVE NHS STAFF FITNESS BOOST

Health workers at Sandwell General Hospital are getting a boost to their wellbeing thanks to a new partnership between Sandwell College and Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust (SWBH). SWBH has provided a free 24-hour staff gym – and, every Friday, Sandwell College interns under the leadership of Sports Lecturer, Scott Thomas, deliver induction … Continued

END OF YEAR EXHIBITIONS GO ON SHOW

A week of end-of-year exhibitions is now open, showcasing the best of the college’s Art, Fashion, Multimedia and Photography. Students have been making final preparations to their art work, which is on display at Central Campus and Central Sixth. The graduate Fashion Show is at 1pm and 7pm in the atrium on Wednesday 15 June, and there will be a … Continued

PERFECT RESULT FOR MAMTA

Dental Nursing apprentice Mamta Gurung is a top class trainee after gaining 100% in her exam. Mamta, who works at a practice in Nuneaton, got the perfect score in Management of Oral Health Diseases and Dental Procedures. Team Leader for Medical, Amanda Parker-Harrison, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Mamta. She has worked really hard … Continued

CENTRAL SIXTH AUTHORS GET SPINECHILLING TALES PUBLISHED

Four talented English Language students from Central Sixth have had their prose published after rising to the challenge in a creative writing competition. AS students Kamila Miltko, Lauren Holman, Dominika Rabinska and Saba Shanaaz wrote the scary tales Aria, Transformed, The Forest Demon and Horror School, which are all featured in Spine Chillers – Tales from the West … Continued