CONSTRUCTION STUDENTS TRANSFORM COMMUNITY ROOM

Construction students from Sandwell College have been working on the transformation of a community room for London Midland. Ten building maintenance operations students have installed floor protection and removed the plaster in the room at Rolfe Street station, and yesterday Level 2 and 3 site carpenters started building the studwork and boarding the walls. Next week students will return to plaster … Continued

DENTAL TEAM NETWORK AT NEC

The Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Team were busy networking with employers and practices at The Dentistry Show at Birmingham NEC to promote their expertise. Thousands of surgery staff and practice managers attended the major event. The dental team offer a wide range of courses, including the Advanced Apprenticeship, to upskill staff at practices all over the … Continued

AWARDS FOR STUDENTS’ SCHOOL THEATRE PROJECT

Performing Arts students have been awarded for their excellent Walk on the Wild Side project, which they took out to schools in Sandwell and Birmingham. Level 3 Technical theatre and Acting students were directly involved in making the Theatre in Education project happen, in association with Ranjit Garcha from the Titan Partnership. The learners gave … Continued

PSYCHOLOGY REVISION RECOMMENDATIONS FROM FORMER CHIEF EXAMINER

Central Sixth Psychology students got a unique insight into their upcoming exam with a former chief examiner. The A Level learners came into college during their Easter break for the special revision session, organised by their lecturers.

BUSINESS STUDENTS IN CINEMA SEMINAR

Business students had a seminar with a difference at the Cineworld 4DX cinema in Birmingham. Nick Howard gave the learners a presentation on cinema operations and marketing information to customers. The students also got to experience all the features of the 4DX with a special screening of Fast & Furious 8!      

ONE WORLD GOES GLOBAL

Sandwell College students and staff celebrated their One World event on a global scale! There were amazing performances from dancers, drummers and singers on stage, and from sports players on the pitch. See more photos on Facebook!

MURAL PROJECT IS ON TRACK

Art & Design students are involved with a major new mural project for London Midland. They are helping to design and paint the mural at Rolfe Street Station with public artist Steve Field. #smethwickgoingforward

BEAUTY STUDENTS HELP NHS PATIENTS’ RECOVERY

Beauty therapy students have been working with the Kissing It Better charity at Sandwell and City Hospitals. The learners have provided treatments and manicures to assist patients in their recovery from strokes and other serious illnesses. University research has demonstrated the massive value these treatments have to patients by improving their wellbeing.  

WEST MIDLANDS MAYORAL MANIFESTO LAUNCHED AT SANDWELL COLLEGE

Siôn Simon, the Labour candidate for West Midlands Mayor, launched his manifesto committing to 8,000 new apprenticeships for young people in the West Midlands, here at Sandwell College. ITV cameras filmed the launch in the automotive and engineering departments of Central Campus.  

SANDWELL COLLEGE IS NEW HOME FOR UNIVERSITY BUSINESS HUB

The Sandwell Business Solutions Centre has been officially opened at Sandwell College. The University of Wolverhampton, in partnership with the college and Sandwell Council, has extended its support for local businesses across the region by opening a new base for its Business Solutions Centre (BSC) in Sandwell. Based on the national award winning BSC Centres … Continued