CREATIVE COLLABORATION WITH LEADING ARTS ORGANISATIONS

Leading arts organisations are helping to shape the creative curriculum for Sandwell College students through the new Creative Arts employer advisory board. Board members include Arts Council, Creative Alliance, Creative Black Country, Multistory, Sandwell Arts, Wolverhampton University, and individual representatives and artists Geoff Broadway, Richard Flatley, Lina Hashweh, Steven Mills and Jackie Roxborough. They recently met … Continued

AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYERS SHAPING FUTURE CAREERS OF SANDWELL COLLEGE STUDENTS

Body repair lecturer Nick Evans, Head of Quality and Training at Halfords Autocentres Andy Turbefield, Quality Manager at Valeo David Treadwell, Head of Sandwell College Automotive, Construction and Engineering Chris Demetrios, and Regional Business Development Manager for IMI Colin Hankey   Prestigious employers are helping to shape the future careers of Sandwell College automotive engineering … Continued

POLITICS STUDENTS MEET FORMER PRIME MINISTER

A Level Politics and History students today had a chance-in-a-lifetime meeting with former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The ex PM and Chancellor of the Exchequer was at West Bromwich Town Hall with Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Tom Watson, to promote and sign copies of his newly released memoirs, My Life Our Times.    

SABAH IS IN BBC #TEAM RICKSHAW

Health and Social Care student Sabah Jamil is taking part in the BBC Children in Need 2017 Rickshaw Challenge! Sabah and another five members of Team Rickshaw left on Thursday from The One Show studio at New Broadcasting House in London. They will work their way across the UK in a bid to cross the finish … Continued

BEST OF BOROUGH’S BUSINESS TALENT AWARDED AT SANDWELL CEREMONY

Winners celebrated the best business talent and innovation at a glittering Sandwell Business Awards ceremony. The high-profile event at Sandwell College’s Central Campus in West Bromwich was hosted for the second year running by ITV Central presenter Sameena Ali-Khan. Mayor of Sandwell, Cllr Ahmadul Haque MBE, was a special guest at the ceremony organised by … Continued

ASSISTANT CRIME COMMISSIONER LAUNCHES HATE CRIME AWARENESS WEEK

Sandwell College today launched National Hate Crime Awareness Week with Assistant Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands, Ashley Bertie. We are working together with the following people and organisations to promote a zero tolerance policy towards all incidents of hate crime. Chief Superintendent Richard Baker of Sandwell Police Councillor Elaine Costigan for Sandwell – Public Health … Continued

UNIVERSITY ADVICE FOR STUDENTS AT HIGHER EDUCATION FAIR

The atrium was packed with universities and other organisations giving vital careers advice to our students!

NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS FOR WORK WITH LONDON MIDLAND!

Sandwell College has won a national Community Rail Award for its work with London Midland! A major students’ work experience project, which transformed the old station master’s office at Rolfe Street Station into a community exhibition room, scooped the Involving Diverse Groups in Work Experience category. The college also finished third in the Community Rail Art category … Continued

CENTRAL SIXTH AWARD WINNERS

Central Sixth award winners were revealed last night at a glittering VIP ceremony. Student of the Year Amninder Singh was presented with the top prize by Deputy Mayor Cllr Susan Eaves. West Bromwich West and Warley MPs Adrian Bailey and John Spellar were also invited to celebrate with the exemplary students.  

ELITE STUDENTS MEET WBA HEROES

Sandwell College students are on target to be league-toppers after a motivational team talk from West Bromwich Albion first team players. Matt Phillips and Ahmed El Sayed Hegazi posed for team pictures and were grilled in a Q&A session with sport students, who have just started the West Bromwich Albion Foundation Football Education Elite Programme. … Continued