HOTSHOT RACHEL GETS SEASONAL BEST IN GOLD COAST GAMES

Embed from Getty Images     Sandwell College’s very own Rachel Wallader has finished sixth in the shot put final of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games! Rachel, who is a work placement officer for the Supported Learning department, threw a distance of 17.20m in qualification, finishing third in her qualifying group after having thrown the … Continued

PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS PRODUCE WINNING IMAGES

This spectacular prize-winning image of student Tashae, by HND student photographer Julia Zerihun, was created with invaluable assistance from The Flash Centre and their incredible Phase One cameras! Julia loves her Capture One Pro 11 software!  

FASHION GET UNIVERSITY LIFE/STYLE WORKSHOP

Fashion students got a real taste of university life on a recent visit to the University of Wolverhampton, where they completed a workshop in the fashion department.  

MANVIR PASSES PILOT TEST WITH FLYING COLOURS!

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.   Manvir said: “I was … Continued

#LOVEC6 EXPO EVENT

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.    

ELITE FOOTBALL STUDENTS PLAY FOR WBA ACADEMY

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 STUDENTS AIMING HIGH IN DUBAI

Travel & Aviation students loved their study trip to Dubai, where they worked with children at the RAK Academy!  

MUSIC STUDENTS LAUNCH OWN RECORD LABEL AT NEW RECORDING STUDIOS

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

NATIONAL NURSERY AWARD FOR FORMER STUDENT DOVILE

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

BUSINESSES GETTING CONNECTED WITH GDPR

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