A new Central Sixth student is delighted with his state-of-the-art laptop after winning a prize draw he entered at a careers event. Kamran Hussain, age 16, came along to a careers event, organised by Connexions Sandwell, to help him decide about his future options after leaving Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy in Tividale. The careers event, … Continued
Engineering student Maya Ghazal has been chosen out of thousands of young people to win a national award inspired by the late Princess Diana. She was called to St James’ Palace to accept an inaugural Diana Legacy Award, which was presented to her by Princes William and Harry. Maya was inspired to help countless refugees … Continued
In a ground-breaking new initiative Sandwell College has teamed up with CU Coventry, part of the Coventry University Group to offer students career-defining degree courses. Sandwell College has signed a partnership with CU Coventry to offer Coventry University’s HNC, HND and degree qualifications at the college’s £70 million Advanced & Higher Education Centre in West … Continued
Star performers at Sandwell College appeared on BBC Midlands Today as they celebrated 100 per cent pass rates in 17 different A Level subjects. Among the best results from Central Sixth were: Amninder Singh A*/A*/A* Chemistry, Maths, Physics – University of Birmingham, Mechanical Engineering Emily Clark A/A/B Business, Geography, Accounting – University of Birmingham, … Continued
Sandwell College has been shortlisted for two 2017 Community Rail Awards for its project in partnership with London Midland, Network Rail and Transport for West Midlands. The arts students’ Smethwick Going Forward ‘Love Thy Neighbour’ mural at Rolfe Street Station is in the running to win the Community Art Schemes – Permanent Projects award category. The … Continued
Eldair receiving his Gold Award from Sandwell College Principal Graham Pennington and DofE Manager David Hughes Sandwell College student Eldair Ngoma has struck gold by gaining his Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award. The Public Services student braved wild weather conditions to trek 50 miles on Dartmoor and spent 18 months volunteering in the West Bromwich Barnardo’s shop to complete his award. Shop manager … Continued
Governors at Sandwell College have bid farewell to Chairman John Tew as he retires after nine years at the helm. Current and former Board members gathered at The Hawthorns to mark the occasion of his last meeting and presented John, who is a huge West Bromwich Albion fan, with a souvenir programme and match day … Continued
Marta receiving her Gold Award from Sandwell College Principal Graham Pennington Central Sixth student Marta Szmyt is truly a golden girl after achieving the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award. The A Level History, Philosophy and Biology student volunteered as a group leader for 18 months with Walsall Pathfinders & Adventurers. Club director Cherry Scarlett said: “Marta … Continued
Central Sixth students got an application masterclass from none other than Oxford University when they visited one of its historic colleges. The A Level students received top tips on how to excel at interview plus a taster of university life at Mansfield College.
Art & Design students from Sandwell College were today at the grand unveiling of the mural they have produced in partnership with London Midland. The mural stands proud under the platform archway at Rolfe Street Station in Smethwick. Construction students have also transformed the former station master’s office into a new community exhibition room.