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


Kathryn Pettitt, Community Lecturer
Solihull College Tutor recognised for her efforts
Thursday 29th October 2015

A Solihull College & University Centre employee Kathryn Pettitt has been awarded with the Creative Arts Award at this year’s Solihull Civic Honours. The Solihull Civic...

Michelle Kempson, Social Studies Lecturer
Solihull College & University Centre takes part in research project
Thursday 29th October 2015

Lecturer for Access to Higher Education programmes and Social Studies Michelle Kempson has been working with the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Birmingham...

Meerkats at Solihull College
College Meerkats prepare for Halloween
Friday 23rd October 2015

Solihull College & University Centre’s resident Meerkats have been preparing for Halloween by enjoying pumpkins as part of their enrichment programme. Animal Care students...

Shaun Hindle, Director of Employment & Skills
College Director nominated for Birmingham award
Wednesday 21st October 2015

Senior Director of Employment and Skills at Solihull College & University Centre, Shaun Hindle has been shortlisted for the Birmingham Awards 2015 in the ‘Contribution to...

College College Graduates
Graduation success for Solihull College & University Centre students
Wednesday 14th October 2015

Recent graduates from Solihull College & University Centre celebrated their achievements at their graduation ceremony on Monday 12th October. Graduates arrived with family and...

Ladies College development football team
Ladies football makes College history
Tuesday 13th October 2015

For the first time in its history Solihull College & University Centre has introduced a 2nd ladies football team. The college previously had a ladies football academy, which...

Mitsutoshi Harada, Cabin Crew Student
College student hits the heights with Qatar
Tuesday 13th October 2015

Solihull College & University Centre student Mitsutoshi Harada, originally from Japan, has excelled in his BTEC Level 3 diploma in Aviation Operations to become a cabin crew...

Beauty student, Meena Kumari
Successful employment for Beauty student
Thursday 08th October 2015

Beauty student Meena Kumari who completed her level 3 Beauty Therapy course at Solihull College & University Centre has been successful in finding employment. Meena, who has...

Futuristic coders at Solihull College & University Centre
Monday 05th October 2015

Students from Solihull College & University Centre’s level 3 computing course have spoken of their successful journey in coding and now recommend the course to aspiring...

Steve Walker
Steve conquers charity Kilimanjaro trek
Thursday 01st October 2015

Solihull College & University Centre employee Steve Walker has tackled the world’s tallest free-standing mountain at just under 20,000 feet, Mt. Kilimanjaro. Graphic...

Media Students
Media students volunteer time and expertise
Thursday 01st October 2015

Solihull College & University Centre’s Media students have used their expertise to work with Solihull Police to produce a short educational video as well as The Mad Hatters...