APPRENTICE IN LINE FOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARD

An apprentice from Sandwell College will soon find out if she has been named as Apprentice of the Year at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards. Aleksandra Zurowska has been nominated for the prestigious prize following her placement as a business administration apprentice at the college, where she consistently went above and beyond duties … Continued

HANDMADE POPPIES FOR REMEMBRANCE SERVICE

Over 600 paper poppies were hand-made by Sandwell College Foundation Learning and Art departments. Students then created a remarkable display of them in tribute to those who lost their lives for the College’s remembrance service on Armistice Day. #lestweforget

AVIATION TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT FOR STUDENTS AT RAF COSFORD

Automotive students got to see technological advances in vehicle design at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. The Level 1 Motor Vehicle students viewed a number of historic and more recent aeroplanes and their engines, and gained an insight into aviation technology. They also saw tanks and associated artillery, as well as a number of … Continued

THEATRE STUDENT ACES LONDON AUDITION

A Sandwell College Performing Arts student passed an audition with the award-winning Frantic Assembly and spent a week with them in London! BTEC Level 2 student Mohamad Aldube took part in a full day’s workshop along with A/AS Level Theatre Studies and BTEC Performing Arts students at the college. Mohamad was one of several of … Continued

LIMO SURPRISE AS EMPLOYER TAKES ON SIXTH APPRENTICE

Finishing Touch Cars have established a highly successful partnership with the College and recently took on their sixth apprentice. As a thank you they provided a luxurious Chrysler limousine to transport business administration apprentice Aleksandra to her 21st birthday dinner destination.  

HERE TO HELP #WORLDMENTALHEALTHDAY

It’s World Mental Health Day and here at Sandwell College we have just trained 16 specialist mental health first aid trainers to help support students. It’s important to remember though that we are here for you throughout your whole stay at College – so you never feel alone. Here are just a few examples of … Continued

THOMAS LANDS APPRENTICESHIP AFTER IMPRESSING ENGINEERING EMPLOYER AT WORK EXPERIENCE

An engineering firm’s search for an apprentice is over after Sandwell College student Thomas Embrey excelled in his work placement! Thomas impressed aluminium heat treatment specialists Alloy Heat Treatment (AHT) so much during his work experience, they offered him an apprenticeship. The Dudley-based firm were struggling to find the ideal candidate despite heavily promoting the … Continued

SPECIAL AWARDS EVENING TO CELEBRATE LAUNCH OF CENTRAL SAINT MICHAEL’S SIXTH FORM

Successful A Level students from the newly launched Central Saint Michael’s Sixth Form celebrated their amazing achievements at a special awards evening. Sandwell Mayor Cllr Ann Jaron cut the ribbon before the ceremony to mark the relaunch of the former Central Sixth college. Prizes were presented to 14 students in categories ranging from Overcoming Adversity … Continued

DEPUTY COMMISSIONER SUPPORTS CONSTRUCTION GATEWAY EVENT

Sandwell College was proud to welcome regional employers to its Construction Business Breakfast this morning with high profile speakers on the guest list! Employers were invited to support the West Midlands Combined Authority Construction Gateway project, which is dedicated to recruiting currently unemployed people into the sector at no cost to businesses. Dara McCarthy of … Continued

A GRADE RESULTS FOR CENTRAL SIXTH STAR PERFORMERS

Star performers at Central Sixth are celebrating yet another outstanding set of A Level results! Students achieved an impressive 99 per cent pass rate overall, with a 100 per cent pass rate in 24 subjects. Among the top scoring students were Rachel Baldini, who achieved a hat-trick of As in History, Psychology and Sociology A … Continued