South Devon University Technical College, Newton Abbot’s pioneering college for students with a flair for science and engineering, has celebrated exam success today as students receive very impressive A level and Diploma results.
There is much to celebrate with 70% of Engineering students achieving at least one distinction star with over ... Read More
South West Water welcomed its latest two apprentices this week, the first to join from the new South Devon University Technical College (UTC) in Newton Abbot.
The UTC students shadowed their future line managers this week ahead of their September start dates as part of National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2018).
Archie Rattenbury, 17, ... Read More
Year 10 students at the South Devon University Technical College learnt about the housebuilding process and developed their engineering skills when Linden Homes visited them recently.
Throughout the day, four classes met Andy Sykes – Linden Homes’ technical project manager – who explained the principles of housebuilding to the pupils, ... Read More
Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer, inspires a new generation of technical girls at University Technical Colleges
Young women at University Technical Colleges (UTCs) are celebrating Ada Lovelace Day today to mark the continual importance to inspire women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
More than 200 years ... Read More
12TH SEPTEMBER: DEADLINE DAY FOR COUNCILS TO ALERT PARENTS OF THE OPTION TO MOVE THEIR 14- YEAR OLD CHILD TO A UNIVERSITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE
SCHOOLS ARE FAILING A GENERATION OF CHILDREN BY NOT TEACHING CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM
Almost a third (32%) of children say they know more ... Read More
First-ever GCSE results back up impressive post 16 performance for pioneering technical college
South Devon University Technical College has demonstrated that its impressive post 16 results, celebrated last week – are no flash in the pan. Students in Year 11 have also come through with a GCSE performance that confirms this pioneering technical college as a force to be ... Read More
South Devon University Technical College is bolstering its reputation as a prudent choice for students and parents seeking an innovative approach to their technical education, with its first set of post 16 results since the college was opened in 2015.
There is much to celebrate with 90% of the students taking ... Read More
A team of engineers and designers from South Devon UTC won an award for the best design and build of a remotely controlled amphibious vessel at a national competition at HMS Sultan in Hampshire. Three teams made up of students from across the UTC had designed remotely operated vessels over ... Read More
From schoolwork to real work: how education fails students in the real world
Report by Baker Dearing Educational Trust
A new report from Baker Dearing Educational Trust, the charity promoting University Technical Colleges, reveals schools are failing to prepare students for the world of work. Young STEM workers, looking ... Read More