Engineers receive visit from Steve Cox and Charlie Jones from Autodesk.

Autodesk have again taken time out of their busy schedules to work with our students. They guided our year 12 Level 3 engineering students through Stress simulations, typically only studied at undergraduate level. They helped Year 9 develop CAD models for their COVID safe train Carriage projects and the prototype of their plastivore digester.  They …


Independent report celebrates positive impact of Cadet Forces

Exciting new research into UK Cadet Forces highlights the positive impacts on young peoples’ development, adult volunteers and wider society. You can read the full report here The report states that: Participation in the Cadet Forces has significant positive impacts on young people, increasing their performance at school and improving their employment and career prospects. …


Exciting times at the UTC with the Hitachi / Iris Scanning Electron Microscope

Over 120 Students have so far experienced using the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) for themselves, and many are participating in multi session projects.  Students from the Studio School have also had SEM based lessons, and last week we welcomed students and teachers from North Liverpool Academy to participate in the SEM experience. We are enjoying …



UTC collaboration with Hitachi, IRIS and the Natural History Museum

Huge excitement this week at the UTC, we have taken delivery of a Hitachi Portable Scanning Electron Microscope! This phenomenal piece of kit enables students to observe samples at very high magnification and resolution and will be in the CUC for six weeks. Using the SEM feels like a “once in a lifetime” opportunity… except …



Innovation and Sustainability at the heart of Unilever Inspire Project for Students

Students at the Life Sciences UTC and Studio School work with an amazing range of Industry Partners. This means that students are lucky enough to work on challenges created by experts in their field to build the technical and employability skills that will help them to achieve their dream careers. Year 9 and 10 students …



Life Sciences UTC Students work to enter the Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize

  A group of six Ignite students (Aakash, Monas, Isaac, Tamino, Mateo and Jayden) are working together on their entry to the Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize. This is a year-long competition that challenges teams of young people aged 11 to 16 to design, test and develop technology enterprises for social good. They are currently planning …


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