Travel & Aviation student Manvir is soaring to new heights after being selected to train as a pilot! She starts her EASA Integrated Pilot Training next month with Airways Aviation. Manvir was invited to attend selection at the London Oxford Airport-based Academy, where she passed a Compass/Aptitude assessment and face-to-face interview with flying colours. She said: “I successfully completed … Continued
Future Central Sixth students were discovering their new surroundings at the Sixth Form Expo 2018. Expo gave the learners a great opportunity to meet other students starting their studies in September and have guided tours around the campus. Staffordshire, Wolverhampton and Worcester Universities were also on hand to provide ‘after A Levels’ advice.
Two elite football students from Sandwell College are on target for the Premier League, playing for the West Bromwich Albion under 18 Academy. Callum Nimmo was offered a six-week trial and has already played against the Manchester United U18 team, after impressing academy coaches. Chams Faraji – an ESOL Level 1 student from France – joined the course in January … Continued
Travel & Aviation students loved their study trip to Dubai, where they worked with children at the RAK Academy!
Music students at Sandwell College have launched their own record label at their new recording studios. Denovo Records is based at Central Sixth campus, offering professional quality recordings, industry standard equipment and experienced technicians. The newly opened studios are open to all artists, from all genres, and can be used on an hourly, half day … Continued
A determined and dedicated former Early Years student from Sandwell College has won a national award for her nursery. Dovile Baikauske, nee Sunskyte, overcame her struggle with English to complete Level 2 and 3 in Childcare and Education after first moving to the UK from Lithuania in 2007 aged just 16. Fireflies Nursery, where Dovile … Continued
Business networkers were given a great insight into the new GDPR at Sandwell College’s latest Get Connected event. Digital marketing specialist Amy Staniszewski was guest speaker at the 8th in the series of networking breakfasts in collaboration with Sandwell Business Solutions Centre. Amy is head of marketing at Microsoft Gold Partner and security specialist ACUTEC, where … Continued
Sandwell College’s Duke of Edinburgh Award Manager David Hughes has been presented with a long service award by Michelin Chef Raymond Blanc in recognition of his 25 years’ dedication. David, who is also Student Liaison Coordinator, was invited as a special guest to a Gold Award Presentation at St James’ Palace, in the presence of Prince Edward, … Continued
A talented Sandwell College student is overjoyed at being offered a place at Cambridge University. Lauren Brant, aged 17, is hoping to study Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at St Catharine’s College, subject to gaining A*AA in her Biology, Psychology and Sociology A Levels at Central Sixth. After a nail-biting wait to check her emails, while … Continued
Animal Care students helped to exercise dogs in need of rehoming when they visited Birmingham Dogs Home. The students were given an educational talk by staff and learned all about the work they do in the local community.