High Flying alumni passes on tips to Travel students

High Flying alumni passes on tips to Travel students

Travel and Tourism students from Stoke on Trent College were privileged this week to receive a guest lecture from Thomas Cook Cabin Crew member Frazer who has worked for Thomas Cook for 7 years in total, both as a Travel Consultant and Cabin Crew. Frazer spent an hour delivering a presentation to the students offering … Continued

Leaders of Our Future

Leaders of Our Future

Stoke on Trent College raised the aspirations of our future leaders today. The head boys and girls have already been chosen from schools across the area for qualities such as guidance and teamwork. The motivational and aspirational event by Stoke on Trent College encouraged the students to think more about the qualities they need to … Continued

Students hold fundraising Afternoon Tea.

Students hold fundraising Afternoon Tea.

Students, from Stoke on Trent College, supported Macmillan Cancer Care by holding their first Afternoon Tea this week. The event was held in the student-led Atrium restaurant at the colleges Cauldon Campus on Tuesday 3rd October. The Hospitality and Catering students baked cakes, set up the event and even displayed their selling skills to entertain … Continued

Shooting skills taken to the next level.

Shooting skills taken to the next level.

Students who are part of the Hoop Skills Basketball Club at Stoke on Trent College are taking their shooting development to the next level with the arrival of the “Shoot Away 8000 basketball retrieval system. For the past week, Hoop Skills Basketball Club members have been able to get up game like shots none-stop without … Continued

Hoop Skills 2017 @SOTCollege

Hoop Skills 2017 @SOTCollege

Stoke on Trent College welcomes its Hoop Skills Team for 2017 under the excellence guidance of Shawn Jamison.  Good luck for the season guys! @Hoop_skills

Finger Lickin’ Good Course!

Finger Lickin’ Good Course!

Following on from their recent short Academy for Customer Service skills, Stoke on Trent College’s Skills for Employment Team are pleased to announce a further academies with fast food giant KFC. The team had over 40 referrals from the job centres locally, with twelve candidates starting the bespoke training in August this year. On completing … Continued

Dedicated College Trainee gains Apprenticeship success!

Dedicated College Trainee gains Apprenticeship success!

A Stoke on Trent College Trainee has gained Apprenticeship success following a dedicated placement with a locally based national charity.   18-year-old Kieran Hollies O’Rourke, from Meir Hey, swapped from his A Level Programme at school to a traineeship after finding he wanted some work based learning.   After becoming disgruntled from the A Level … Continued

Students continue to get a Buzz from Netball!

Students continue to get a Buzz from Netball!

Stoke on Trent College are proud to be announced as one of the new netball network hubs across the country. New for 2017/18, the Wasps Netball Academy are launching 8 hubs, targeting the most talented 13-18 year olds across the area. Institute of Sports Performance Manager Trevor Humphreys said: “Sporting Excellence continues to develop at … Continued

Course rockets student to stardom!

Course rockets student to stardom!

A former Stoke on Trent college student is flying high after joining a national radio network in the UK. Jack Richardson, from Rugeley, studied the BTEC L3 extended diploma in Radio Production and Creative Media before beating off strong opposition to become the second College student to join the BBC’s Apprenticeship scheme last summer.  Jack … Continued

Former student opens his own recording studio.

Former student opens his own recording studio.

Musician Jordan Pemberton is looking to help fellow artists get their songs heard after transforming an ageing town centre building into a stylish recording venue. The determined 22-year-old has unveiled JLM Studios in the heart of Burslem. Jordan has invested £13,000 in overhauling the Clayhanger Street property after securing the lease. The former Haywood Academy pupil, … Continued