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There is always something happening at Solihull College - from successful students to triumphant tutors, fund-raising events, trips to exotic locations, awards, competitions and partnerships - life at our Blossomfield and Woodlands campuses is never dull.

In 'Making the News' you can share in our achievements and enjoy a flavour of what makes Solihull College tick. For media / PR enquiries, please contact our marketing team on 0121 678 7000

Go to university... at Solihull College, College encourages learners, as HE Open Day announced

Friday 12th September 2014

Go to university... at Solihull College, College encourages learners, as HE Open Day announced

For post-18 and adult learners still feeling lost or unsure where to take their next step - or if to take their next step- into higher education, Solihull College has announced they are holding a Higher Education Open Day on Thursday 18th September at the Blossomfield Campus.  This event will be for both full and part time learning.

 
Multi-million pound Computing and IT Centre opens to students

Friday 12th September 2014

Multi-million pound Computing and IT Centre opens to students

New and existing IT learners have been flocking to the new five million pound Computing and IT Centre at Solihull College's Blossomfield Campus, which has opened its doors for the first time this September.  

 
Let us help your career fly, College tells aerospace students

Tuesday 9th September 2014

Let us help your career fly, College tells aerospace students

With the new academic year starting, Solihull College is encouraged to see that an increasing number of school leavers across Solihull and Birmingham are choosing Solihull College to study engineering and aeronautical studies.  In some subject areas, the College has seen a 20pc rise in applications as more young people choose vocational education over A-levels.

 
Global firm IAC celebrate success with Solihull College

Monday 8th September 2014

Global firm IAC celebrate success with Solihull College

A group of young apprentices, who were taken on by global firm International Automotive Components (IAC), have celebrated after achieving a host of qualifications with Solihull College following a Team Leading Apprenticeship.

 
Prince's Trust Team 'a credit to Solihull College', says Mayor of Solihull'

Monday 1st September 2014

Prince's Trust Team 'a credit to Solihull College', says Mayor of Solihull'

Following 12 weeks of hard work, personal discovery and relationship building, a group of unemployed young people last night celebrated successfully completing the Prince's Trust Team programme at Solihull College, with the Mayor of Solihull, Cllr Kate Wild in attendance.

 

Friday 29th August 2014

"Vocational training will get you into your chosen career", says Solihull College Principal

In a call to young people across Solihull and Birmingham who have discounted vocational qualifications for their progression into university or a job, the Principal of Solihull College is urging school leavers to seriously consider embarking on a work-based college qualification.

 
College iGCSE helps '€˜inspirational' 47-year-old mum realise her dream

Tuesday 26th August 2014

College iGCSE helps '€˜inspirational' 47-year-old mum realise her dream

A Solihull College pilot programme with Oxford Brookes University helping adult learners to fast-track their way through GCSE English has proved a success. A total of fifteen adults who are looking to enter further or higher education were contacted by the College about the iGSCE, funded by Oxford Brookes University, and run by Solihull College.

 
Exciting new partnership between Virgin Trains and Solihull College

Friday 15th August 2014

Exciting new partnership between Virgin Trains and Solihull College

Virgin Trains is on the look-out for young, unemployed people to join their new Traineeship scheme being run in partnership with Solihull College.

 
Solihull College expands its Civil Engineering Apprenticeship provision

Thursday 14th August 2014

Solihull College expands its Civil Engineering Apprenticeship provision

Increasing numbers of young people across the West Midlands are taking up apprenticeships at Solihull College; this is being matched with the number of employers working with the College to offer the programme to learners.  This is a promising time as the high value of apprenticeships is starting to be seen by both sides.  The College currently has nearly 1500 apprentices.

 
Solihull College announces

Thursday 14th August 2014

Solihull College announces "outstanding" higher education results

With many young people and adult learners finding the rising cost of university unattainable, Solihull College has had a record year in not only welcoming higher education students to the College, but also in the numbers passing degrees with Distinctions.

 
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