Generous donations will help families from Ukraine

Staff and students from Telford College who have collected over 1,000 items to help the people of Ukraine

Staff and students from Telford College have donated more than 1,000 items to help the people of war-torn Ukraine. The health, social care, early years and education department led the college campaign after learning about an initiative on Facebook run by Karol and Zaneta Kil-Misztal from Telford. Find the campaign page here They have donated […]

Windrush exhibition sparks major college heritage project

Telford & Wrekin Windrush Logo

An exhibition celebrating the bravery and achievements of the ‘Windrush generation’ has encouraged Telford College students to find out more about their own family histories. The Windrush Exhibition Telford & Wrekin, honouring families who travelled thousands of miles to help rebuild post-war Britain, has been hosted by the college since November, and runs at the […]

Emotional launch for college’s Windrush exhibition

Diane Drummond Telford College Windrush Launch

Families who settled in Shropshire as part of the ‘Windrush’ generation were VIP guests of honour at the launch of a special exhibition at Telford College. The Windrush Exhibition Telford & Wrekin has been created to honour the memories of families who travelled thousands of miles to help rebuild post-war Britain, and leave a legacy […]

Windrush Exhibition Telford & Wrekin

Telford & Wrekin Windrush Logo

College to host the Windrush Exhibition Telford & Wrekin Telford College is hosting an exhibition to honour the ‘Windrush families’ who travelled thousands of miles to help rebuild post-war Britain – and start brand new lives in the area. Register you place for the Windrush Exhibition Telford & Wrekin here  The Windrush Exhibition Telford & […]

College gathers together to remember

Remberance Event 2021

More than 1,000 students and staff took part in the annual remembrance parade and commemoration. The Armistice Day service was held outside the college’s Haybridge campus in Wellington, starting at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The parade was led by the college’s public uniformed services students, and also included […]

Parliament, democracy and freedom of speech in the spotlight

Clare Mullin on parliament democracy and freedom of speech

Telford College students were given an insight into the workings of the UK parliament, including our electoral and law-making systems, during a day of special talks. They were delivered by Clare Mullin, UK Parliament senior education and engagement officer for the West Midlands, as part of UK National Parliament Week. The sessions covered the workings […]

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 […]

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 […]