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Birmingham International Marathon tee-shirt design revealed

News / 13 September 2017

  photograph courtesy of Edwin Ellis Creative Media It’s this season’s must-have fashion accessory… the finishers’ tee-shirt for the first-ever Birmingham International Marathon. What makes this tee-shirt extra special, however, is that it was designed by a student from Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) at the ‘We Are FEED’ Millennium Point design studios. The tee will […]

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Architects welcome third college student

Employer News, News, Press Release / 6 September 2017

Leading national architectural practice, Corstorphine + Wright has recruited a third Stourbridge College student as an architect technician. Construction and built environment student, Sophie Perks is joining Joe Bateman and Cameron Norgrove at the company’s Hagley Road based Birmingham office. Mike Turner, Technical Director at the company commented: “Sophie is joining us at a time […]

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Matthew Boulton College – Cladding Update

News / 5 September 2017

This is an update regarding the cladding at Matthew Boulton College. The West Midlands Fire and Rescue service have inspected the Matthew Boulton College building and declared it safe. Over the summer, we have also had our own independent fire safety checks by a Fire Engineer and by our Fire Safety consultants as part of […]

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Growing career opportunities

News / 29 August 2017

Dan McIntosh’s career as a freelance gardener is virtually set in stone, although that hasn’t stopped the former horticulture student from returning to college to study carpentry. “Carpentry is a useful career to fall back on. It also links to horticulture as I could end up producing bespoke birdhouses, benches and other garden furniture for […]

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GCSE re-sit and restart success for BMet students

News / 24 August 2017

GCSE students at BMet have received good news today after collecting their results. Over 650 students who left school without an English GCSE have now achieved a high pass rate in English Language while nearly 400 students gained an A*-C grade in Maths. “Many of our students have come to us without a GCSE English […]

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Raveena’s on the ball with her future

News / 23 August 2017

Cricketer and netballer, Raveena Patel hopes to pursue a career in sports massage and therapy while taking her love of cricket as far as possible.  The sport and exercise science student at Sutton Coldfield College plays for BMet’s cricket team and Warwickshire County Cricket Club’s women’s team.  “I’m committed to playing cricket at the highest […]

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Combining coaching experience with a higher level qualification

News / 21 August 2017

James Wildsmith completed a two-year Higher National Diploma (HND) in Sports Coaching at Stourbridge College. He will now top up his course with a full honours degree at the University of Worcester. “Studying this way has lots of advantages,” explained James. “The class sizes are smaller, the course fees are cheaper and it’s much easier […]

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BMet celebrates A Level results increase

News / 18 August 2017

BMet students are celebrating their A Level results today with an overall pass rate of 97%, an increase on last year. BMet provides A Levels across Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield and Stourbridge and saw a 100% pass rate this year in 16 out of 28 subjects studied with some of the highest performing subjects being Law, […]

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Steady hands providing a steady career for Osaze

News / 15 August 2017

Osaze Aigbe is looking forward to starting the second year of his dental technology course at Matthew Boulton College as this involves doing some work experience in a private laboratory. He explained: “Everyone’s encouraged to gain as much experience as possible as this benefits your studies, supports university applications and improves your CV.” “Being in […]

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