Project-based learning has ‘profound benefits for students’

A new report by education charity The Edge Foundation and the Royal Academy of Engineering shows that project-based learning (PBL) – involving long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with employers – has profound benefits for students.    The report, called Evaluation of University Technical Colleges, is published today by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). PBL …


UTC students win micro-granting pitch

Last week, three Life Sciences UTC students were awarded prizes of £500, after pitching to micro-granting organisation Awesome Liverpool. “We live in a city renowned for its creativity, passion and ability to communicate with the world. The Awesome Foundation offer a wonderful platform to support and promote, well, ‘awesome’ projects,” says UTC principal Ian Parry. …



Careers opportunities open up for UTC students

On 17 December 2018, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC welcomed some of the UK’s leading research and education institutions through its doors, to teach students about pathways into the future world of work.   The Allied Health Professions careers carousel was a drop-in session throughout the school day, where students could meet the people behind the …



Year 11 December Reports

Dear Parent/Guardian We are approaching an important time in the education of our young people and can I take this opportunity to congratulate year 11 on their approach to this year so far. Students have now started to take responsibility for learning and engaging with revision and consolidation opportunities both in the school day and …


UTC partner Nutricia is recruiting a new apprentice

We’re delighted that our partner Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition (AMN) is recruiting for a new apprentice, and we’re encouraging current and former UTC students to apply. AMN is Danone’s Medical Division – Europe’s largest specialist nutrition company, specialising in medical nutrition for the very young, the old and the sick. Its purpose is to pioneer …