news & events

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

Solihull Chamber of Commerce relocates to Solihull College

Tuesday 28th October 2014

Solihull Chamber of Commerce relocates to Solihull College

In a move to further show their support and commitment to local business and the wider economy, Solihull College has welcomed the Solihull Chamber of Commerce to the Blossomfield Campus, relocating from Starley Way near Birmingham Airport on a permanent basis.

 
From unemployed to self-employed in twelve months, how College helped unemployed man realise his dream

Thursday 16th October 2014

From unemployed to self-employed in twelve months, how College helped unemployed man realise his dream

A year ago, twenty-five year old Daniel Barratt from Tile Cross in Birmingham was unemployed and after several years of working as a charity fundraiser, he was unsure what he wanted to do for a career.  After signing on at his local Job Centre, Daniel asked his advisor what courses he could do to try and whet his appetite for a new career.  This was when he was introduced to the Work-Ready courses run by Solihull College in partnership with Job Centre Plus.  

 
Local MP praises College's dedication to engineering and construction for the Midlands

Tuesday 7th October 2014

Local MP praises College's dedication to engineering and construction for the Midlands

Lorely Burt MP has praised the engineering, construction and motor vehicle facilities at Solihull College's Woodlands Campus while visiting the year-old Engineering and Construction Centre at the site in Smith's Wood.

 
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.

 
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