MESSAGES OF HOPE FOR 2022 LIGHT UP SANDWELL COLLEGE

Sandwell College was one of the buildings to be lit up with inspiring messages of hope – aimed at sending a message to our future selves. ​The Message to Me in 2022 campaign saw buildings including Lightwoods House in Smethwick lit up with messages including “hugs”, “friends”, “joy” and “laughter” – all chosen by local … Continued

NEW SANDWELL YOUTH HUB GIVES YOUNG PEOPLE ACCESS TO TRAINING AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Young people from Sandwell are set to benefit from a new package of support to give them access to training and career opportunities. Sandwell College’s new youth hub is offering practical advice and support to young people aged 16-29 who are unemployed or at risk of losing their job, or leaving school, college or university. … Continued

FOUR SANDWELL COLLEGE STUDENTS SIGNED BY STOURBRIDGE RFC

Amazing news! Four Sandwell College Sport students have been signed by Stourbridge Rugby Club thanks to a dynamic college/club partnership. First Team contracts have been offered to Dallas Ororo, Oliver Clare, Max Brown and Adam Tamillio who are all Rugby Academy students. Scott Thomas, Head of Sport, said “The relationship between Sandwell College and Stourbridge … Continued

VR PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT IN THE WORKPLACE

Sandwell College students are on the right track for success in the workplace by harnessing the power of virtual reality to start their careers and uncover the secrets to making a positive impact with future employers. The college’s Fab Lab have partnered up with Bodyswaps to help pilot their innovative new VR and AI software … Continued

WELLBEING WEDNESDAYS GET STUDENTS MOTIVATED

Art students have been creating some amazing work after getting some feel-good motivation from Wellbeing Wednesdays. Lecturer Rupinder Sandhu sets her learners a task every week. One of the latest weekly tasks was to select a word to focus on this year to become a better version of themselves. The learners shared what they wanted … Continued

ONLINE OPEN DAYS FROM HOME

Are you unsure about what to do after school? Need someone to point you in the right direction? Or do you want to plan your next move in advance? If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions then join our March Online Open Days! Start your career journey from the comfort of your own … Continued

PROUD TO BE WBA FOUNDATION PRINCIPAL PARTNER

Sandwell College is delighted to be The Albion Foundation‘s Principal Partner. The College has been working together closely with the Foundation for a number of years, and we were Headline Sponsor of the charity’s Disability Department in 2020. We have a number of Sport programmes we run, in successful collaboration with Albion’s official charity, aimed … Continued

ART STUDENTS CREATE HANDMADE CHRISTMAS BAUBLES FOR NHS

Caring Level 2 and Level 3 Art students have created handmade Christmas baubles for Sandwell Hospital staff. The individually designed decorations are being given to each critical care worker and volunteer to say thank you for helping our community during the pandemic. Course leader Rupinder Sangha said: “The learners loved doing this and they found … Continued

TALENTED FEMALE FOOTBALLERS ON TARGET FOR NATIONAL COLLEGES TEAM

Congratulations to our talented female footballers for being selected for national trial! Alima Abdallah, Mariam Mahmood, Chloe Hood and Isabel Green are through to the next stage of selection for the England Colleges squad after successful trials at Newcastle-under-Lyme College. The players, who are all studying the WBA Foundation Female Football Coaching and Education programme, will … Continued

SANDWELL COLLEGE PROVIDES FREE SCHOOL MEALS FOR STUDENTS THIS OCTOBER HALF TERM

Sandwell College has announced today that it will provide food vouchers for hundreds of students this October half term and for the Christmas break. With young people facing unprecedented challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic, the College is committed to supporting its most vulnerable students through the provision of food vouchers and mental health services. The … Continued