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

High Flyer Emily jets off to San Diego

Tuesday 19th May 2015

High Flyer Emily jets off to San Diego

Solihull College student Emily Collingwood has completed her 6 week induction training with British Airways to be a qualified Cabin Crew member. Emily studied Level 2 Cabin Crew with Level 3 Aviation at Solihull College.

 
Solihull College Ladies Football Academy becomes double ECFA cup winners

Friday 15th May 2015

Solihull College Ladies Football Academy becomes double ECFA cup winners

The ladies of Solihull College Football Academy travelled to Notts County Football Club in an attempt to win the double by becoming English College Football Association (ECFA) National Play Off Cup champions. The ladies beat Middlesbrough 5-2 last week to secure their place in the final and hoped to continue their successes.

 
Solihull College students set to showcase their artwork at Solihull arts complex

Monday 11th May 2015

Solihull College students set to showcase their artwork at Solihull arts complex

Solihull charity Solihull Lions Club has sponsored Solihull College art and design students in a community project for the second year running. Solihull Lions aim to promote the borough of Solihull through the use of art and chose the students at Solihull College to do so.

 
Solihull College Ladies Football Academy become Premier Cup champions

Thursday 7th May 2015

Solihull College Ladies Football Academy become Premier Cup champions

The ladies football academy team from Solihull College faced West Hertfordshire College on 29th April in an attempt to be crowned the English Colleges FA Premier Cup champions. 

 
Solihull College in conjunction with Newman University now offers a BSc (Hons) in Business Systems and Technology

Wednesday 6th May 2015

Solihull College in conjunction with Newman University now offers a BSc (Hons) in Business Systems and Technology

A BSc (Hons) In Business Systems and Technology, recently validated by Newman University, is now being offered by the Computing Department at Solihull College, Blossomfield Campus. From September 2015 this new degree will be offered as a first year programme as well as a third year top up degree. 

 
Solihull College welcomes the Deputy Prime Minister

Tuesday 5th May 2015

Solihull College welcomes the Deputy Prime Minister

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Liberal Democrat MP for Solihull Lorely Burt visited Solihull College on Friday 1st May on their latest campaign stop before the elections later this week. 

 
Star students win Starpack Awards

Friday 1st May 2015

Star students win Starpack Awards

Four Solihull College Graphic Design students have been recognised for innovation in packaging design and technology as part of the 2015 Starpack awards.

 
Solihull College joins the fight against cuts to adult education funding

Wednesday 25th March 2015

Solihull College joins the fight against cuts to adult education funding

Solihull College has joined forces with colleges across the country to protest against cuts to adult education funding.  The Government has announced it will cut the adult education budget by 24% in the 2015/16 academic year, which may lead to the loss of over 190,000  adult learning places next year alone across the country.

 
Business presidency role for Solihull College Principal

Monday 23rd March 2015

Business presidency role for Solihull College Principal

Solihull College's Principal and Chief Executive, John Callaghan who has been with the College since June 2014, has been announced as the new president of Solihull Chamber of Commerce.  During his time, John will continue to strengthen the links, and to highlight the importance of the relationship between local business and education to improve skills and training.

 
Football Academy to offer brand new full-time training programme from September

Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Football Academy to offer brand new full-time training programme from September

Aspiring football players aged 16-19 from across Solihull, Birmingham and beyond will soon be able to train on a full-time programme as part of the Solihull College Football Academy.  Both the women's academy in partnership with Birmingham City Ladies, and the men's academy in partnership with Solihull Moors will be offering full-time coaching alongside a College qualification from September 2015. This is particularly significant for the women's side as it is thought to be a unique offering not only regionally, but nationally.


 
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