Innovation through project based learning at the UTC

Earlier this term, students at the UTC started their long term innovation project into genome research. This project runs throughout the year in the background to their studies and alongside the second, shorter-term innovation project. Each pupil received a genome of an organism, and they are analysing amongst other things its enzymes, function and structure. …


Liverpool’s new Life Sciences University Technical College proves magnet for female students

The following is an excerpt by Ben Turner for Liverpool Echo Girl power is set to flourish at an ultra-modern new city science college – with officials revealing the majority of applicants are female. The Post can reveal that girls are flocking to the new Life Sciences University Technical College opening in the city’s historic …


Victorian building now perfect blend of old and new

The following is an excerpt by Alan Weston from Liverpool Echo. Photo credit to James Maloney. Liverpool’s newest college for 14 to 19-year-olds presents a striking combination of the old and the ultra-modern. Behind the facade of a former Victorian warehouse in the city’s Baltic Triangle, the Life Sciences University Technical College (UTC) is at …


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Lords Visit to support UTC

North Liverpool Academy welcomed former Minister of Merseyside, Lord Heseltine and former Education Secretary, Lord Baker to a showcase held yesterday for a brand new Life Sciences University Technical College based right here in Liverpool, due to open September 2013. UTCs are university and business-sponsored colleges for 14 to 19-year-olds, combining practical and academic studies. …