Keele awarded prestigious grant to lead student mental health project

Keele awarded prestigious grant to lead student mental health project

A regional partnership led by Keele University has been awarded £750,000 from the Office for Students (OfS) to develop an integrated community approach to mental health and wellbeing for students in further and higher education, in collaboration with Staffordshire University, as part of a £2.2 million project. The universities will be working in partnership with … Continued

Matrix accreditation successfully renewed for another three years!

Matrix accreditation successfully renewed for another three years!

    We are delighted to announce that the College has successfully achieved Matrix re-accreditation. The Matrix assessment standard recognises our commitment to delivering Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) and demonstrates a number of strengths including:   Effectiveness of external and internal partnerships Strong collaboration and communication between IAG teams Feedback from students directly linked … Continued

Apprenticeships costs reduced for Staffordshire’s small businesses

Apprenticeships costs reduced for Staffordshire’s small businesses

Stoke on Trent College has announced that many businesses across Staffordshire and Cheshire can now save up to £1,350 on the cost of training an apprentice, following funding changes announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in his Spring Statement. The changes will come into effect on 1st April 2019, and it is hoped that the reduction … Continued

£1m funding boost to creative industries at Stoke on Trent College

£1m funding boost to creative industries at Stoke on Trent College

Stoke on Trent College has secured a £1million capital grant from the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), to invest in new facilities for the creative and cultural industries at its Cauldon campus. In addition, a further £200,000 in funding has been provided by Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership towards virtual reality learning suites … Continued

College visit for BBC presenter Steph McGovern

College visit for BBC presenter Steph McGovern

BBC Breakfast and Watchdog presenter Steph McGovern will take a tour of science, engineering, maths and technology facilities during a visit to Stoke on Trent College’s Burslem Campus on 26th March 2019. Steph is a former engineer who has worked in various journalism and presenting roles since completing a degree in Science Communication and Policy … Continued

Apprenticeships key to new online service for Well Pharmacy

Apprenticeships key to new online service for Well Pharmacy

A partnership between Stoke on Trent College and Well Pharmacy has seen 18 apprenticeships created as part of the company’s expansion and the launch of its online pharmacy. Well Pharmacy is the third largest pharmacy chain in the UK and its warehousing and distribution headquarters in Meir Park has over 340 employees. Apprentices at the … Continued

Pochin’s announce apprenticeship partnership

Pochin’s announce apprenticeship partnership

THE contractor appointed on Hanley’s Smithfield scheme has announced a partnership with Stoke on Trent College, helping to build the foundations for students who want to pursue a career in construction. Pochin’s Ltd will hold regular careers sessions at the college and host monthly site visits with students who are considering a job in the … Continued

College satisfies local businesses, according to new league table

College satisfies local businesses, according to new league table

Stoke on Trent College is one of the UK’s top colleges for employer satisfaction, according to figures published on gov.uk. More than 52,000 organisations responded to the nationwide FE Choices survey to rate their satisfaction with over 1,450 UK colleges and apprenticeship training providers. Companies who work with Stoke on Trent College gave a 93.8% … Continued

Businesses urged to ‘heat seek’ energy opportunities

Businesses urged to ‘heat seek’ energy opportunities

Staffordshire businesses are invited to find out about supply chain opportunities in the UK’s newest renewable energy network, as part of the launch of a new Heat Academy at Stoke on Trent College on Friday 26th October. The College’s Burslem Campus will host the Smart City Alliance event for District Heat Networks from 9am to … Continued

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