Engineering Apprentice Heather Awarded Scholarship

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Last year Weston College and University Centre Weston (UCW) launched a new scholarship, for Engineering learners, in partnership with the Luke Wheaton Trust, which honours the memory of former learner Luke Wheaton, one of Weston College’s most inspiring apprentices working with Wessex Water.  The scholarship, which is available for one student, per year, is open to any apprentice studying on …

Meet Maddie – An Amazing Aerospace Engineering Apprentice

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Ever wondered what it’s like to be a degree apprentice?   Meet 2nd Year Aerospace Engineering apprentice Maddie, a talented engineer who works for GKN Aerospace and studies through UCW at the multi-million pound GKN Global Technology Centre (GTC).   Maddie loves the fact that her classrooms are embedded into her workplace, saying: “this helps me to relate the content …

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FREE Level 4/5 Short Courses Now Available

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We are very pleased to announce that we have launched four brand new FREE short courses for individuals in employment! These fantastic short courses give you a taste of what a full degree is like for those that are unsure if higher education is for them – they can also be used as part of your continued professional development.   …

Introducing Engineering Student Callum

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It’s time to introduce UCW Engineering Student Callum!   Callum is currently studying the BEng Aerospace engineering Design Apprenticeship, studying at the GKN Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Bristol.   We asked Callum; what does a typical day in your life look like?   “Firstly, I arrive at 8:00 ready for tutor where I get myself ready for learning by grabbing a laptop …

UCW and GKN Aerospace Degree Apprentice, Emily

Emily: A Rising Aerospace Engineering Star with a Passion for Sustainability 

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How can you become an Aerospace Engineering Degree Apprentice? Meet Emily, a dedicated and driven individual who is currently embarking on a 4-year degree apprenticeship in Aerospace Engineering (Manufacturing pathway) with the esteemed GKN Aerospace. We recently caught up with her to find out more about her journey with UCW.  When asked about her decision to pursue an apprenticeship, Emily …

Discover the Journey of Mustafa, Aerospace Engineering Degree Apprentice

Soaring to New Heights: Discover the Journey of Mustafa, Aerospace Engineering Degree Apprentice

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Here at University Centre Weston, we take pride in nurturing the talents of our students and helping them excel in their chosen fields. Today, we are excited to introduce Mustafa, a remarkable individual who is making waves through UCW’s Aerospace Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Programme.   Since he was young, Mustafa was captivated by the idea of aerospace and the infinite possibilities …

International Women in Engineering Day

Celebrating Women in Engineering

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June 23rd marks an important day on the calendar for the engineering community and beyond – International Women in Engineering Day. This annual event serves as a powerful reminder of the contributions, achievements, and ongoing challenges faced by women in the field of engineering. It is a day to recognise and celebrate the remarkable women who have shattered glass ceilings …

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Engineering Degree Apprentice, Georgia, Awarded Scholarship by the Luke Wheaton Trust

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Weston College has launched a new scholarship, for Engineering learners, in partnership with the Luke Wheaton Trust. The scholarship, which is available for one student, per year, is open to any apprentice studying on a Level 2, 3, 4 or 6 Engineering apprenticeship at Weston College. The scholarship was introduced to honour the memory of former learner Luke Wheaton, one …

Jared being awarded EIT Apprentice of the Year

Jared named IET’s Engineering and Technology Apprentice winner

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UCW Engineering Degree Apprentice, Jared Newnham, has been named the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Apprentice winner.  At age 20, Ministry of Defence Aerospace Engineering Degree Apprentice, Jared, is currently undertaking a placement as an Airworthiness Certification Manager, where he is responsible for increasing air system operational capabilities through risk reduction and type design change embodiment. As part of …

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How to Apply Through Clearing 2022 – UCAS Clearing FAQs

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With the summer holidays well underway, students with offers from universities are eagerly awaiting those all important college exam results.  The question we always get over the summer break though is… “Is it too late to apply”?! To that we say: Not at all! We can consider applications throughout the summer for most of our courses through the process called …

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From Level 1 to Degree – Jacob Shares His Journey into Construction

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Currently worth £117 billion per year, the construction industry employs 2.7 million people in the UK. With the industry continuing to grow, we’re proud to offer various routes into construction, including nationally recognised HNC’s and Higher Apprenticeships. Thanks to the plethora of courses available in Weston-super-Mare, it’s possible for learners to enter at any level at Weston College and progress …

Apprentice of the Year! – Delight for Degree Apprentice Jack at Business Awards 2022 

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Weston College toasted the outstanding success of learners and employer partners for the first time in three years, at triumphant return of The Business Awards on Thursday night (June 30).  Winners from a range of categories were presented with awards at the Oscars-style event at The Winter Gardens.  It was here that, as well as winning Engineering and Manufacturing Apprentice …

High Flyers! – Hear from our GKN Degree Apprentices

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The Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing industry is growing at a quick pace, with lots of exciting opportunities to work with the latest technology available in the area. Here at UCW we’re proud to offer a variety of Degree Apprenticeships whereby learners work and earn whilst they learn on site with a high profile employer. One of our most popular programmes …

Prime Minister discusses skills required by the workforce of the future with UCW Degree Apprentices

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On the morning of Friday 15th October, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson MP visited GKN Aerospace’s Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Bristol to see first-hand how GKN Aerospace is shaping a more sustainable future of flight. The Prime Minister, accompanied by Foreign Secretary Liz Truss MP, officially opened the £32M centre, which was jointly funded by GKN Aerospace and the …

Engineering Degree Apprenticeships

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Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) HNC/HND

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Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) HNC/HNDOverviewCourse DetailCareer ProspectsMeet the TeamPartnersStudent SpotlightApplyConstruction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) HNC/HNDTitle goes hereConstruction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) HNC/HND Title goes hereConstruction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) HNC/HND Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) HNC/HNDOverviewCourse DetailCareer ProspectsMeet the TeamPartnersStudent SpotlightApplyOverviewCourse DetailMeet the TeamPartnersApplyIt’s still not too late to …