THE Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, Claire Perry MP, was at London Stansted Airport to see the start of the construction phase of the new on-site technical college and to also launch the Government’s Industrial Strategy.
Gold Standard College students achieve top A Level results JUST like GB’s golden relay team at the athletics World Championships, Harlow College sixth form students have struck gold with yet another set of stunning A Level results, despite national uncertainty over the new exam syllabuses. This is the first year that most A Levels have […]
STUDENTS and staff at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School are today celebrating another fantastic year, with students once again achieving excellent results, with many going on to universities, often the first in their family. Another superb pass rate was achieved with 96% of all A level examinations passed and 62% with grades A*-C. A […]
SIR Charles Kao UTC celebrated International Women in Engineering Day on Friday 23rd June, with a day of practical activities to encourage more women to take up engineering careers.
THE Sir Charles Kao University Technical College (UTC) has been told by government inspectors Ofsted that it “requires improvement”.
HARLOW College Level 2 Media students have been working on a crucial project with the East of England Ambulance Service to produce materials highlighting the damaging effects that hoax calls can have on the ambulance service and members of the public, often depriving them the chance of a speedy response when they need it most.
THE new Harlow Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Centre (HAMEC) was officially opened on Friday 10th March by the Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills. HAMEC will be focused across key engineering areas covering Advanced Manufacturing, Operational Maintenance and Civil Engineering, allowing learners a full range of learning and skills […]
STUDENTS in Sir Charles Kao UTC’s sixth form have been receiving expert mentoring from engineers at GlaxoSmithKline to ensure they are well informed about their future career paths and options.
STUDENTS at Sir Charles Kao UTC treated to workshops from staff at GlaxoSmithKline, Raytheon and Pearson as part of their activity week celebrations.
STUDENTS from Sir Charles Kao UTC have been inspired by a visit to CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider.
THE outstanding educational progress of 84 young people was recognised at the annual Harlow Educational Progress Awards held last Thursday (24 November 2016) at the Civic Centre.
ACCESS Aspiration hosted a student prize giving and celebration event at the House of Commons.
THE competition is led by the team who are building the Bloodhound project. The project aspires to break the 1000mph barrier and set a new world land speed record. As a result of the micro:bit model rocket car competition, they aim to inspire more young people into careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.
BTEC Engineering students from the GSK-sponsored Sir Charles Kao UTC visited GSK Ware on Friday 8th July. The Year 12 students took part in a variety of activities which will enrich their studies.
STUDENTS at Sir Charles Kao UTC planned for their future on Friday 1st July 2016, as they celebrated futures day.
During the event, students took part in a number of short workshops with a variety of organisations, each focussing on increasing the employability skills of students and their awareness of their future options. These included the Institute of Physics, Inspiring the Future, Public Health England and Alltogether.
EIGHTEEN-year-old Joe, who studies maths and product design at the UTC, will this weekend take on the 26.2 mile race. Currently Joe has raised over £1000 for Cancer Research UK but is hoping for your help to raise more.
ON 15th March, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of what will be the new Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Centre at Harlow College.
The AMEC facilities, due to open in December 2016, will be focused across three key engineering areas – Advanced Manufacturing, Aeronautical Engineering and Operations & Maintenance Engineering.
FOUR Essex colleges have been awarded capital grants totalling in excess of £500,000 by Essex County Council.
Colchester Institute, Harlow College, Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) and South Essex College of Further and Higher Education (Basildon campus) have been awarded one-off capital grants totalling £576,173.
THE flat, a smart home environment situated on the first floor of Sir Charles Kao UTC was launched at an event on Thursday 3rd March from 5.00pm. Visitors had a chance to hear from a number of industry experts, staff and students about how this innovative learning space is integrated into the curriculum.
Journalism students from Harlow College were given a VIP tour of BBC Essex’s radio station in Chemlsford last Wednesday afternoon.
ON 29th September four sixth form students from the Sir Charles Kao University Technical College enjoyed an afternoon of activities at GSK’s Harlow research facility.
LADY Kao was given a tour of the UTC by Principal Michael McKeaveney before having lunch with a number of the UTCs students where Lady Kao shared her career and experiences while working at Standard Telecommunications Laboratories(STL) in Harlow in the 1960s with the students.
A special new award was created, in memory of a much loved and much missed member of staff, who we sadly lost this year. The Julie Hanger Award will be presented each year to the student who has not only excelled in their studies but has gone out of their way to be supportive and to help and encourage others.
AS part of National Apprenticeship Week (9-13 March), which celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy; Suzy Stride, prospective MP for Harlow, has praised Harlow College.