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OXFORD UNIVERSITY APPLICATION MASTERCLASS FOR CENTRAL SIXTH

Central Sixth students got an application masterclass from none other than Oxford University when they visited one of its historic colleges. The A Level students received top tips on how to excel at interview plus a taster of university life at Mansfield College.  

GRAND UNVEILING OF STATION MURAL & EXHIBITION ROOM

Art & Design students from Sandwell College were today at the grand unveiling of the mural they have produced in partnership with London Midland. The mural stands proud under the platform archway at Rolfe Street Station in Smethwick. Construction students have also transformed the former station master’s office into a new community exhibition room.  

CENTRAL SIXTH STUDENTS GET LIVE TV & RADIO EXPERIENCES AT WORCESTER UNI

Central Sixth students got a real taste of TV and radio recording in a live studio at a Journalism Taster Day at the University of Worcester. The A Level English students experienced the pressure of presenting, sound and floor managing with lecturers who work in the industry, including BBC Sports Editor Dan Johnson.

SANDWELL COLLEGE FASHION SHOW WOWS FRONT ROW

Graduate designers showcased their final collections on the catwalk at the Sandwell College Fashion Show. The show was staged in the main college atrium, and marked the students’ successful completion of their BTEC Diploma courses in Fashion and Clothing. See more photos on Facebook!

PLUMBING STUDENTS ON A ROLL WITH ‘COPPER CHOPPER’ BIKE

Skilful plumbing students at Sandwell College are on a roll after creating a ‘copper chopper’ bike! The ambitious project, which demands dexterity, planning and practical ability, was headed up by 18-year-old Ryan Selwood, who completed his qualification earlier than planned and used the time effectively to develop the replica bike using copper pipe. Ryan is … Continued

HEALTHCARE STUDENTS MEET CHIEF EXECUTIVE AT AMBULANCE HQ

Health and Social Care students got to meet West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) Chief Executive Anthony Marsh on an accompanied tour of its HQ. Fiona Limacher of the WMAS Patient Experience Team encouraged students to ask questions, explained security and confidentiality within the building and college representatives were asked to sign a confidentiality clause. Sue Green, Deputy Director … Continued

WORLDWIDE AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIER DEVELOPS SKILLS AT SANDWELL COLLEGE

Leading automotive supplier Valeo has successfully completed its continual professional development with Sandwell College. The course delivered by the college’s automotive staff is one of many scheduled for colleagues in the sector. Valeo is an automotive supplier and partner to automakers worldwide. As a technology company, they design innovative solutions for smart mobility, with a particular focus … Continued

AINSLEY IN RUNNING TO BE DUNLOP’S NATIONAL MULTISKILL CHAMPION

A Sandwell College Construction student is in the running to be Dunlop’s national multiskill champion. Ainsley Walwyn is through to the grand final to be held in Stoke after being presented with his trophy by Dunlop Adhesives. The Dunlop Multi-Skill Champion Competition is the only one of its kind in the UK to recognise students … Continued

GET CONNECTED IN SANDWELL BRINGING BUSINESSES TOGETHER

Sandwell College and Think Sandwell worked in partnership to bring businesses together at the latest highly successful Get Connected in Sandwell networking event. On the informative agenda was guest speaker Jackie Richards, who gave employers an update on employment law. Keep in touch with us for more details on the next Get Connected event.