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UTC Sheffield Showcase Event
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sheffield, United Kingdom
UTC Showcase Event in Collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University
Full Programme Details
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
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
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.
When & Where
UTC Sheffield is a brand new high-tech college with fantastic facilities for 14-19 year olds. In addition to key GCSEs and A Levels, it offers two exciting areas of specialist study – Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing and Creative & Digital Media. These courses have been chosen because there are lots of local employers who work in these areas who need skilled young people to fill good jobs.