College hosts Telford Business Board meeting

Telford Business Board Dec 7 2022

Telford College hosted the first ‘in person’ meeting of Telford Business Board since the Covid lockdown, with all members agreeing it was great to be able to meet face-to-face once again. The independently run board brings the public and private sectors together to act as a bridge between the town’s diverse and vibrant business sectors, […]

Students create virtual tours for county visitor attractions

Computing students on location at Attingham Park

Telford College computing students have created interactive digital maps for two of Shropshire’s leading visitor attractions. The level three students have captured dozens of images around Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge, and Attingham Park near Shrewsbury as part of their second-year hardware course. Computer lecturer Martin Seymour said: “These were fantastic projects […]

Unlocking cyber secrets is top of Freya’s wish list

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A Telford College student with ambitious plans to work at the highest level of the cyber security world says her course is the key to career success. Freya Bishop is studying for a level three computing hardware qualification, and her career plans include a potential apprenticeship with the civil service or the Government’s security network, […]

Chloe’s on the management path

Chloe Evans Management Path Telford College

A career in management beckons for a Telford College student who is looking forward to a bright future. Chloe Evans, a former student of Idsall School in Shifnal, is on a Level 3 Business course at the college and has her sights set on a management role. “I couldn’t recommend the business course more – […]

Mental health issues are in the spotlight

Lord Stevenson Mental Health Spotlight Telford College

Students at Telford College have been given an insight into a UK-wide campaign to remove the stigma surrounding mental illness. Learners from the college’s business and health courses received a visit from Lord Dennis Stevenson who is promoting a Private Members’ Bill – the Mental Health (Discrimination) Bill. They heard how it is hoped to […]

Hollie is added to college’s list of high-flying alumni

Hollie Whittles and Graham Guest HE Telford College

The regional chair of the Federation of Small Businesses in the West Midlands is the latest high-flyer to be added to Telford College’s glittering list of alumni. Hollie Whittles, director of Purple Frog Systems and a popular TEDx speaker, graduated with a CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management through an apprenticeship with Telford […]

Adult education courses to be showcased at college open event

Hollie Whittles CIPD Telford College

Telford College is showcasing its range of adult education courses next week – highlighting the fact that it’s never too late to learn or change career direction. The event, at the college’s Haybridge campus from 5-7pm on September 7 is a chance to talk to staff about course choices, meet the expert tutors, find out […]

Charlie’s ‘true grit’ is recognised with two top awards

Young Enterprise Award Winner Charlie Teece

A Telford College business student has been recognised for showing ‘true grit’ and outstanding leadership skills in the annual Young Enterprise competition. Charlie Teece, from Woodside, won the regional ‘True Grit’ award which allowed her to qualify for the national Young Enterprise Awards. She went on to win the Young Enterprise National ‘Journey’ award, supported […]