Students, staff and employer partners at Buckinghamshire University Technical College (UTC) have taken part in a cycle ride to raise money for the Buckinghamshire Disability Service (BuDS). Five groups of cyclists, four in the UTC building on gym cycles and one off-site on real bikes,
Bev Flanagan, Principal of Buckinghamshire University Technical College (UTC), has announced her
retirement on 31 July 2015, after three years in post. Bev was recruited to set up the new UTC in 2012
and has seen two full academic years and one entire cohort of students to
Buckinghamshire University Technical College (UTC), along with sponsor Taylor Wimpey, one of the UK’s largest homebuilders, has launched a campaign promoting careers in the construction industry. Over 224,000 jobs in construction need to be created in the next five years* to meet the industry’s infrastructure
Bucks UTC has formed a partnership with Network Rail, who will offer its construction students the opportunity to apply for three year apprenticeships. Network Rail
employs over 35,000 people in the UK, who help maintain, manage and improve their rail infrastructure. It offers one of the
Buckinghamshire University Technical College (UTC) students were hugely proud to see the fantastic new
gym facilities that they designed in their building officially opened by Bev Flanagan, Principal, of Bucks UTC.
With no outside facilities available for sport and fitness, the students were encouraged to prepare their
We were interested to see further research, this time by employers, confirming the value on 'soft skills' in today's workplace. Soft skills are those such as teamworking and communication. The research suggests that these skills are worth a staggering £88bn to the UK economy.
A National Volunteer Charter, produced by Community Service Volunteers (CSV), Disability Rights UK (DRUK) and a number of other Disability Action Alliance (DAA) members, is being launched on 5th December 2014. The Minister of State for Disabled People, Mark Harper, is endorsing the launch on