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UTC Sheffield Showcase Event

UTC Sheffield

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

UTC Sheffield Showcase Event

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UTC Showcase Event in Collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University

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5.30-8.00pm Tuesday 30th October

Owen Building - The Heartspace, Level 2

A showcase of opportunities for study and careers in Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing and Creative & Digital Media – both high growth sectors with lots of future jobs. 

Open Forum Showcase Area 

Exciting activities and displays, employers and students.

With Festo, K'NEX, Siemens, Mott Macdonald, Sheffield Live! Radio & TV and Sheffield Hallam Student Ambassadors who can tell you all about the courses they're on:

  • BEng Mechanical and Automotive Engineering
  • MArt Film and Media Production
  • Film and Media Production
  • MDes Product Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography

Presentation Schedule 

5.30pm Dr Alaster Yoxall

Engineering Design Principal Research Fellow, Art & Design Research Centre 

‘Why the World is as it is and how to change it.’

In the Modern world we are surrounded by things that have been designed and manufactured.  The future is full of challenges  in healthcare, energy, food and resources. In understanding how and why we do things the way we do and what motivates us to do them we can start to think about how to solve these challenges.

6.00pm Nick Crew, UTC Sheffield Principal

Introduction to UTC Sheffield 

An overview introducing this exciting new addition to the education landscape in Sheffield and the region. Is this for you? Learn about the new building in the heart of the Cultural Industries Quarter and what is distinctive about UTC Sheffield.

6.30pm   Dr Alan Robinson – M Art Animation

‘3 D Animation - Realism and Reality’

A talk from a specialist in animation, computer graphics and 3D scanning. Discover why this area needs talented young people and hear about the exciting digital engineering and animation interface.

7.00pm Andrew Cropley, Chair of the UTC Academy Trust

An update on how the UTC project is developing and how it fits with the City Region’s economic priorities for growth and employment.

7.15pm Brigidin Crowther, Creative & Digital Industries Specialist

The UTC creative and digital curriculum will include employer projects, visits, masterclasses and placements. Learn more about what will be on offer and career pathways.

7.30pm UTC Question Time Panel featuring

Nick Crew, UTC Principal

Andrew Cropley, Chair of UTC Academy Trust

Brigidin Crowther, Creative and Digital Industries Specialist

Martin Howarth,  UTC Steering Group representing Sheffield Hallam University

Plus Advice Desks

Available throughout the evening...

Art and Design, Media, Communications 

Gordon Young, Head of Undergraduate Recruitment,Art,Design,Media,Communications

Computer Science

Paul Wheway, Head of Undergraduate Recruitment for the Department of Computing


Mark Thompson, Head of Undergraduate Admissions for Engineering

UTC Recruitment Desk

Nick Crew, Andrew Cropley and the UTC Sheffield team


Book your place!  We look forward to seeing you.



Have questions about UTC Sheffield Showcase Event? Contact UTC Sheffield

When & Where

Owen Building (Atrium)
Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus, Howard Street
S1 1WB Sheffield
United Kingdom

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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UTC Sheffield

UTC Sheffield is a high-tech college with fantastic facilities for 14-19 year olds. In addition to key GCSEs and A Levels, it offers four exciting areas of specialist study – Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing and Creative & Digital Industries at the City Centre campus and Human Sciences (Healthcare and Sports Science) and Computing at the Olympic Legacy Park campus opening September 2016. UTC Sheffield is giving young people the best possible preparation for high quality careers in the future.

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