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Discovering the ‘why’ in our careers programme

Discovering the ‘why’ in our careers programme

A student who is making the most of all the opportunities UTC Reading can offer is marking another achievement, having become a certified Careers Ambassador for the school. Faris Kadeb, who is studying Maths, Physics and Engineering, is an active member of the school...

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Digital Futures Programme coming to UTC Reading

  ALET’s award-winning education Digital Futures Programme, designed to give students a head start into digital careers, is rolling out to all three of the Trust’s University Technical Colleges – UTC Reading, UTC Swindon and UTC Oxfordshire – following its...

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Important Update: school closure

Important Update: school closure

(Updated 23/01/2024) UTC READING - OPEN AS NORMAL - Wednesday 24th January The local water supply issues appear to have been fixed so we are opening as normal on Wednesday 24th January for all year groups and staff. Thank you for your support during the closure over...

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Project day supports child victims of crime

Project day supports child victims of crime

UTC Reading rounded off the term with a fantastic project day led by a local charity, with the support of 25 employers. On Tuesday 5 December, students ‘dropped down’ from their normal lessons to take part in the project set by local charity Safe!, which provides...

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A hive of digital activity to monitor bee behaviour

A hive of digital activity to monitor bee behaviour

A hive of digital activity has been observed in the computer suite of UTC Reading as students put their IT skills to the test in the art of… beekeeping! Challenged by technology consultancy Huduma to come up with a variety of digital solutions to make monitoring...

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Student awarded prestigious engineering scholarship

Student awarded prestigious engineering scholarship

A former UTC Reading student, Charlotte Austen, has been awarded a sought-after Arkwright Engineering scholarship – the first student from UTC Reading to do so! 16-year-old Charlotte, who specialised in engineering, went up against thousands of students to be in with...

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Early starts and enthusiasm earn student praise

Early starts and enthusiasm earn student praise

An ambitious Year 12 student has been praised for taking time out of her summer holiday to complete a course in Economics and Finance, earning herself an unexpected letter of recommendation. Riddhima Mathur, who is studying a Level 3 extended BTEC in Engineering,...

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World of Work day puts Year 10s to the test

World of Work day puts Year 10s to the test

A World of Work day tested Year 10s and fine-tuned their employability skills yesterday when they were set a series of challenges: To create a Thames Water network that would supply customers quickly and on budget. To complete a professional qualifications 'test fest'...

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