UTC Sheffield Employer Events for Human Sciences and Computing

18th September 2015

Are you looking to the future and wondering how you will find suitable young talent to help your organisation or service develop and grow? Young people with scientific and technical talent and job-ready skills are hard to come by it needs a particular approach to education, one in which employers are involved from the outset.

University Technical Colleges (UTCs) are a big step in the right direction. UTCs take students as young as 14 and offer a combination of technical qualifications alongside GCSEs and A Levels. This combination of academic and technical learning is unique and equips students for apprenticeships, university or jobs.  The curriculum is influenced by employers and the learning experience includes a broad range of activities with employers. A new one opens in Sheffield next year focused on Human Sciences and Computing to serve the needs of the Computing, Healthcare, Wellbeing and Sports Science sectors and we need your help to make it deliver what you need. Join us at one of our sector-specific employer events to find out more and see what this new UTC can do for you. Further details and how to book below Computing Sector Event 4.00-7.00pm, 23 September 2015, Electric Works, Sheffield Digital Campus Programme led by: Professor Steve Haake, Director of the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University Andrew Cropley, Chair of the UTC 2 Sheffield Steering Group and Executive Director, The Sheffield College Please register at: https://utc-olp-employers-23092015.eventbrite.co.uk Healthcare, Wellbeing and Sports Sector Event 9.00am-12.00pm, 2 October 2015, Saunders Building, Sheffield Hallam University Collegiate Campus Programme led by: Professor Karen Bryan, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University Linda Crofts, Head of Learning and Development, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Andrew Cropley, Chair of the UTC 2 Sheffield Steering Group and Executive Director, The Sheffield College Please register at: https://utc-olp-employers-02102015.eventbrite.co.uk UTC Sheffield Open Events for Parents and Students University Technical Colleges take students from age 14 and offer a combination of technical qualifications alongside GCSEs and A Levels, working with employers and equipping students for high quality careers.  UTC Sheffield opened in 2013 specialising in Engineering and Creative and Digital and has just had its first successful set of results. Now a second centre is opening in September 2016 specialising in Healthcare and Sports Sciences alongside Computing. The new UTC will be located on the visionary new £55m Olympic Legacy Park alongside the the new Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre and world-class professional sports facilities. Join us at the UTC Sheffield Year 10 and Y12 Open Events for parents and students to find out more. Book your place at: www.utcsheffield.org.uk/events. UTC Sheffield Open Events for Parents and Students Young people with technical talent and job-ready skills are hard to come by it needs a particular approach to education, one in which employers are involved from the outset. University Technical Colleges (UTCs) have been designed to meet the needs of employers for up-and-coming young talent with the right skill sets and knowledge to fill the jobs of tomorrow. UTCs take students as young as 14 and offer a combination of technical qualifications alongside GCSEs and A Levels. This combination of academic and technical learning is unique and equips students for apprenticeships, university or jobs.  The curriculum is influenced by employers and the learning experience includes a broad range of activities with employers. UTC Sheffield specialising in Engineering and Creative and Digital Media opened its doors in September 2013. The first set of graduates emerged in 2015 with excellent results, particularly in technical qualifications, and a portfolio of employer-based experience to help them stand out from the crowd. A second UTC Sheffield centre will open in September 2016 on the site of the Olympic Legacy Park, specialising in Human Sciences and Computing.  This UTC will be located adjacent to the new Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre and world-class professional sports facilities, offering opportunity to link to cutting-edge research and innovation activities. The aim is to inspire young people about exciting new opportunities in the Healthcare, Wellbeing and Sports Science sectors. Join us at the UTC Sheffield Year 10 and Y12 Open Events for Parents and Students to find out more. Book your place at: www.utcsheffield.org.uk/events.

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