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 […]

Interest is growing in new health and social care courses

Training for NHS and social care sector

The first students have begun applying for places on a range of new courses designed to boost skills across the region’s health and social care sector. Seven new courses are being launched by the Marches Education Partnership, a £2.7 million project involving Telford College, Shrewsbury Colleges Group, Herefordshire, Ludlow and North Shropshire College, and SBC […]

Dedicated lecturer Tracy signs up for hospital duties

Tracy Leah Health Social Care Telford College

A Telford College tutor will be lending a helping hand to the county’s NHS teams in the local hospital children’s ward. Tracy Leah, part of the college’s health and social care team, was an adult and children’s nurse, working in accident and emergency departments, before joining the college. Considering working at Telford College? Find our […]

Fact-finding college tour for new LEP chief executive

Rachel Laver Marches Local Enterprise Partnership and Graham Guest Telford College

The new chief executive of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership visited Telford College for a fact-finding tour. Rachel Laver said she was keen to see some of the skills projects which have been funded by the partnership. Click here to access our employers’ hub If you’re an employer looking to employ an apprentice, click here  […]

Telford MP meets staff and students on a fact-finding visit

Lucy Allan MP and Business Students Telford College

Telford MP Lucy Allan met staff, governors and students during a busy fact-finding visit to the Telford College campus. In a wide-ranging schedule, she was updated on the college’s plans for a new maths and digital skills hub in the town’s Station Quarter, supporting the Government’s ’Levelling Up’ agenda. Read more the Station Quarter Project […]

Important step forward for ‘Station Quarter’ project

Telford Station Quarter Design

A construction company has been appointed to deliver the first phase of Telford’s exciting ‘Station Quarter’ project. It comes less than a month after the project secured £22.3 million from the Government’s Towns Fund. The development, planned between the town’s railway station and Telford Town Centre, will include a Digital Skills and Enterprise Hub run […]

College to pilot regional Strategic Development Fund project

Strategic Development Fund Virtual Reality Telford College

An education consortium led by Telford College has been selected to run a region-wide project to boost skills – with a specific focus on the health and care sector. The college today learned it had been successful in its bid for Strategic Development Fund cash to lead the Government-backed scheme across the Marches region. Telford […]

Students get a taste of life in Telford’s new ‘Station Quarter’

Addenbrooke House Telford College Station Quarter

Telford College has opened a new base in the town centre as a forerunner to the construction of a hi-tech digital learning hub in the town’s ‘Station Quarter’. The college has begun delivering a range of maths A level classes at Addenbrooke House, just a few minutes’ walk from Telford Central railway station. It is […]