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New business development recruits create virtual opportunities for BMet students

News / 11 June 2020

Two new BMet Work Placement Co-ordinators are using their enterprising minds to create student work placement opportunities– and all by virtual means! Coby Hatton and Andy Fisher recently joined BMet with the remit of finding students ‘real’ work experience opportunities. The talented duo will match students with suitable opportunities and in the current climate, that […]

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BMet stand with those appalled by George Floyd Death

News / 4 June 2020

We stand alongside all those who are appalled and horrified by the way George Floyd died and hope that justice and accountability follow. A truly devastating situation, which alongside other global tragedies, has been recognised internationally, nationally and locally. Natalie Alleyne Chair of the BMet BAME Network discusses the profound impact it has had on […]

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BMet students celebrate sporting success

News / 15 May 2020

Sport students from BMet have shown that being in lockdown has not stopped them being top of the class! The driven competitors have achieved a second-place title overall in the coveted AoC Sport Lockdown Challenges – created in place of the 2020 National Championships. The virtual inter-college online challenges, took place through AoC’s social media […]

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BMet campaign set to boost student positivity and wellbeing

News / 1 May 2020

The trio of BMet colleges are launching a health and wellbeing initiative, supporting students through the continued lockdown. As part of the initiative, students will have the chance to get involved in a series of exciting challenges during May, specially designed to help instil positivity and wellness. The month-long campaign aims to tackle the effects […]

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Inspiring virtual apprenticeship event at BMet

News / 27 April 2020

Aspiring apprentices wanting to find out more about rewarding careers across a range of industries and sectors – have the chance to do so with BMet. The student and employer focused college will be holding a special virtual event on Thursday 30 April. The event is now closed but we will look to host another event […]

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Community spirit shining bright at BMet

News / 24 April 2020

Caring staff and students at BMet are coming together to support the community by fundraising for local foodbanks. The college has joined the national #FEFoodbankFriday campaign, which is seeing FE organisations around the country coming together to raise money for community foodbanks. Many foodbanks are seeing a sharp decline in donations at this challenging time of the […]

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Webinar reassures parents and the business community

News / 23 April 2020

Ambition over adversity was the central message from Sutton Coldfield College at a forward-thinking education webinar.    The virtual event held, on Wednesday 22 April, by the Chamber of Commerce was an opportunity for BMet alongside local schools in Sutton Coldfield to reassure parents and local businesses that the education sector is working hard to support […]

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Teaching at a distance continues at BMet

News / 16 April 2020

The final term of the year will start at a distance with online learning continuing from Monday 20 April. While the college buildings are closed teaching will not stop as tutors continue to use online learning techniques to ensure students are not disadvantaged. BMet Principal, Cliff Hall said: “Our students wholeheartedly responded to online distance […]

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Hoppy Holidays!

News / 3 April 2020

BMet will be closing for the Easter holiday as planned on Friday 03 April and there will be no lessons over the two-week break. Teaching will resume on the 20th April via distance learning until the government confirms that education establishments can reopen their buildings. Cliff Hall, Principal at BMet, said: “I have been extremely […]

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A-list stars help to teach students during the lockdown

News / 3 April 2020

A James Watt College lecturer has pulled it out of the bag to keep students learning during the lockdown – with the help of some celebrity friends. Media lecturer and music producer Paul Morrell, who had the smash number one hit, with the remix of Sweet but Psycho in 2019, has been able to ask […]

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