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Spotlight on law at BMet careers insight event – with Bila Law Academy founder and key leading figures

News / 25 November 2022

Career-focused law students at BMet had the chance to gain invaluable advice and learn about the profession routes of key legal professionals, at a special event held at the college this week. Located at BMet’s Matthew Boulton College, around 100 students on diploma and higher education level courses, benefited from inspirational talks from Nadine Bila […]

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Careys and BMet College launch Groundworks SWAP

News / 21 November 2022

Construction company Careys and BMet College today launch a brand-new Groundworks SWAP (Sector based Work Academy Programme) aimed at unemployed people looking to pursue a career in the construction industry. The three-week course, starting on Monday 21 November, provides candidates with a range of skills including: Extensive practical training at a purpose-built outdoor construction site […]

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BMet students see early screening of BBC 3 Documentary on eating disorders by Zara McDermott

News / 18 November 2022

Students across BMet’s Matthew Boulton and Sutton Coldfield Colleges experienced an early viewing of Zara McDermott’s BBC “Disordered Eating” documentary this week – ahead of the official public airing on 22nd November. The screening by the Young Reporter Team at BBC 3, allowed students to explore the effects of social media’s impact on eating disorders. […]

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Diverse and digitally focused BMet students find solutions to tackle the cost-of-living crisis – which leads to career-enhancing opportunities

News / 14 November 2022

BMet students from underrepresented backgrounds are gaining career boosting opportunities with leading employers, after creating winning solutions to help combat the cost-of-living crisis. The innovative learners impressed judges and employers at a recent forward-thinking Digital Skills Collaboration Event, organised and hosted by Dan Rodrigues at The Brum Muse CIC – which was part of Birmingham […]

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Student Commission on Racial Justice: A Platform for Young People’s Voices on Racial Justice Final Report October 2022

News / 1 November 2022

A report highlighting racial injustices currently experienced by young people from minoritised ethnic groups was launched across the country in October by the social enterprise Leaders Unlocked ( The Student Commission on Racial Justice is a student-led initiative which aims to generate insights and solutions to challenge racial injustice in England.  Leaders Unlocked has brought […]

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BMet’s first regional employer board meeting under the Career College model – held to further cement construction skills needs

News / 20 October 2022

Key construction industry workers joined forces with BMet this month at a pioneering regional breakfast employer board meeting, held at James Watt College. The first of its kind event in the Midlands under the Career College model, attracted representatives from a range of leading organisations including Careys, McCarthy Group and Winvic. The aim was to […]

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Trio of BMet teaching professionals graduate with similar paths to success

News / 18 October 2022

Three BMet teachers’ recent graduations have further cemented their bond and interchangeable career roads to success in construction and engineering. Affectionally referred to as “the three amigos”, lecturers Jim Haywood, Toni Oakley-Tulk and Garry Hearne have all just obtained their Certificate in Education at Wolverhampton University. The learners, who have collectively completed the latest part […]

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BMet hosts vibrant and forward-thinking Birmingham Schools Race Summit

News / 13 October 2022

Key education figures joined forces at BMet’s Matthew Boulton College today (13 October) for the Birmingham Schools Race Summit, held to explore issues of race equality within the school system. The special event, which is part of the Birmingham Race Impact Group (BRIG) Summit, attracted around 100 people, including pupils, teachers, educators, school leaders, teaching […]

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Our students voice their views for change during Black History Month

News / 7 October 2022

We are pleased to be supporting Black History Month throughout October again this year with a variety of planned activities – both internally across our colleges and externally through our social media channels. The theme for this year’s special date in the diary is Time for Change: Action Not Words. Hear our students from across […]

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