Employers Urged To Back Sheffield’s Second UTC

21st September 2015 | 0 Comments

Young people need to train in the qualifications and technical skills for the careers of the future, rather than base their decisions on jobs of the past. Advances in many fields, including engineering, heath sciences and computing, require new problem solving skills, and a workforce that can innovate, design, and create new products. Here in [...]

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Helping Sheffield to Move More

18th September 2015 | 0 Comments

This week, a new National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) site has been officially opened at Concord Sports Centre. Sheffield is one of three partners (along with East Midlands and London) which together form the NCSEM – a London 2012 Olympic legacy commitment to develop Sport and Exercise Medicine as a medical discipline [...]

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Pioneering sport and exercise medicine facilities officially opened

18th September 2015 | 0 Comments

New facilities at Concord Sports Centre, as part of the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) bring together clinical services, sport and exercise specialists and health professionals to make it easier for physical activity to become part of the treatment for a range of chronic health conditions.  Building work began in summer 2014 [...]

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Sheffield’s unique landscape sets the scene for sport and wellbeing

17th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Our city has a very distinctive landscape character and strong sporting credentials; we wanted the design for the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) to represent these strengths. The way that Sheffield has grown around its seven hills and five rivers, with wooded slopes, extensive parks and trees throughout, is pretty much unique within the UK. As [...]

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City planners give green light to Sheffield’s second UTC

7th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Sheffield City Council planners have given the project the green light, approving the planning application.  UTC 2 Sheffield for Human Sciences and Computing will prepare students for employment in those two key growth sectors in Sheffield City Region.   Andrew Cropley, Executive Director, Strategic Planning and Business Development, The Sheffield College, said: "This is great [...]

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