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


Cashesa - Travel student
Travel student secures her place in America
Thursday 24th March 2016

Solihull College & University Centre travel and tourism student Cashesa Richards will be jetting off to Virginia, America to work for Camp America this summer. Cashesa has...

Travel students with Mayor of Solihull
Mayor visits charity event organised by students
Thursday 24th March 2016

Travel students at Solihull College & University Centre organised their own charity event last week fundraising for two charities. As part of the conference and events module...

University students at Solihull College & University Centre
No more maintenance grant for University Level Learners
Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Recently many of us may have seen the news that the student maintenance grant for those in higher education will be no more. For many the loss of the grant this autumn means they...

Higher Education Construction student
New scholarship available for construction students
Monday 21st March 2016

The Building Birmingham Scholarship (BBS) provides access to a wide range of education, employment and training opportunities for talented young people aged between 16 and 24...

Ladies Football Team
Solihull College ladies team become National League Winners
Monday 21st March 2016

The academy at Solihull College & University Centre is run for students who have a passion for football. The academy, which is managed by UEFA qualified coaches, has proven to...

Civil Engineering Students
Solihull College students receive QUEST scholarship
Monday 21st March 2016

Three Solihull College & University students have been granted with a QUEST scholarship from the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE). Kieran Reidy is currently completing his...

Retail Apprentice David Alexander
David progresses with his apprenticeship
Thursday 17th March 2016

David Alexander was working as a sales assistant at the UK’s largest independent toy retailer The Entertainer when he began his level 2 retail apprenticeship. Upon completion of...

Kane Cartlidge - Apprenticeship student
Kane found his career through an apprenticeship
Wednesday 16th March 2016

After finishing school Kane went straight into the working world and started as a trainee carpenter. After just under a year in the job Kane knew that this was not the career for...

Amy Willetts - Apprentice
Amy succeeds in her Apprenticeship
Tuesday 15th March 2016

Before Amy started her apprenticeship at Solihull College & University Centre she was working in children’s clothing and gift shop Jurnie, which her mum Trish runs with...

Solihull College & University Centre apprentices
Solihull College launches 100 apprentices in 100 days campaign
Monday 14th March 2016

Last year, during national apprenticeship week, Solihull College & University Centre set itself a challenge of getting 100 new apprentices on board on a variety of...

Solihull College computing students
College launches new Cyber Security course
Thursday 10th March 2016

Solihull College & University Centre has launched a new computing course in time for the next academic year in September. Students at the College will now be able to study a...

Former student Paige Aitken
Former Solihull student fundraises by roller-skating a marathon
Tuesday 08th March 2016

Former Solihull College & University Centre student Paige Aitken is currently competing in this year’s Miss Birmingham competition and is aiming to raise money for...

Computing students work experience at CGI
Computing students take on project at global company CGI
Tuesday 08th March 2016

Computing students from Solihull College & University Centre recently visited global information technology, consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, and solutions...

Beauty Students find employment
Beauty job success at Solihull College
Monday 07th March 2016

Three Solihull College & University Centre students have secured themselves employment whilst completing their Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. Students Charlotte Sexton,...

Make the next step to your career with Solihull College & University Centre
Tuesday 01st March 2016

Solihull College & University Centre will be hosting open evenings at both their Blossomfield and Woodlands Campuses in April. With many students beginning to prepare for...

Solihull Success dinner
Solihull College & University Centre host “Solihull so Successful” dinner
Tuesday 01st March 2016

Solihull College & University Centre were the hosts as influential business and political leaders came together to speak about the future plans and successes of the Solihull...