KAIE MAKES GBR U23 RELAY SQUAD!

Sandwell College’s Kaie Chambers- Brown has earned a spot in the national relay squad! Kaie, who has just finished his BTEC Level 3 Sport, was able to place third in the 100m in 10.68 seconds and has been named in the first wave of selections for the European U23 Championships in Gavle Sweden (Gavlehov Stadium Park) … Continued

CELEBRATING SANDWELL’S APPRENTICES WITH THE APPRENTICE STAR JAMES WHITE

Our apprentices enjoyed the spotlight when they were celebrated at the 2019 Apprentice Star Awards, the first event of its kind – hosted by The Apprentice winner and business owner, James White. Apprentices from Sandwell, currently working within businesses across the region were nominated for going above and beyond and excelling in their respective fields. … Continued

PSYCHOLOGY CHALLENGES AT UNIVERSITY SCIENCE CENTRE

Psychology students from Central Sixth have been getting a great taste of university life at Staffordshire Science Centre! Here’s what they experienced: – a taster lecture on the significance of conspiracy theories in Psychology – a driving simulation to analyse their reaction times – eyewitness testimonies and the effects of leading questions and inattentional blindness … Continued

GROUNDBREAKING MIDWIFERY PARTNERSHIP WITH BIRMINGHAM WOMEN’S HOSPITAL

In a ground-breaking partnership with Birmingham Women’s Hospital, which is the first of its kind in the West Midlands, Sandwell College Health and Social Care students now have the opportunity to get real experience of the career of an NHS midwife. The hospital has agreed to work in partnership with the college to support students … Continued

IT’S FUN TO WORK AT THE YMCA!

Sandwell College sports students have been working at the YMCA’s new health centre, thanks to a great partnership. Students complete their personal training qualifications while working with the community, offering health and fitness advice. They’re also volunteering with administrative duties and being a helping hand to YMCA residents.

30 YEARS OF COLLEGE COLLABORATION IN FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography students from Sandwell College and chefs from University College Birmingham are celebrating 30 years of working together to produce mouthwatering images. HND and HNC photographers topped off their year in another collaborative inter-college project with UCB. Winners of the food shoot were Elliott Smith from Sandwell College and James Moore from UCB for their … Continued

ONE WORLD CELEBRATES AMAZING COLLEGE DIVERSITY

All of Sandwell College joined together for another hugely successful One World Event! The annual event was held at Central Campus to raise cultural awareness and to celebrate our great strength – the diverse make up of our learners and staff. Talented musicians, dancers, cooks, artists and performers showcased their culture, with a host of … Continued

SEE WHAT WE SEE

Higher Education Photography students from Sandwell College are seeing their images through new eyes! Partially sighted photographer Karren Visser hosted a studio workshop for current and past HNC/HND students and a visually impaired Foundation Learning student. The learners worked alongside members of local charity group Sandwell Visually Impaired who came to experience the facilities and … Continued

SANDWELL ROCKS!

Sandwell College launched its inaugural Festival of Creative Arts with a live music and dance extravaganza at the centre of West Bromwich. Musical Theatre and Performing Arts students braved the rain to make their debut on the New Square outdoor stage, while Music students played live in the Arts Café at Central Sixth campus. The … Continued

EVENT MANAGEMENT FOR CHARITY

Business & Law students have helped raise a grand total of £107 for Macmillan Cancer Support! As part of their Managing an Event module, the Young Professionals Academy students organised an End of Year Event at Central Sixth plus other events to mark the 70th anniversaries of Windrush and the NHS, the women’s vote centenary, … Continued