Students at Wigan UTC once again are celebrating as they receive their results

19 August, 2016

Engineering has once again had a 100% Pass rate and this year even more success with over 84% of students achieving the very highest Distinction and Distinction*  grades in their Extended Diploma in Engineering. For the second year running our students have secured meaningful destinations with local, national and international organisations e.g.:- Higher Apprenticeship with […]

Rare railway opportunity for Wigan students

10 June, 2016

Students from Wigan are being offered a unique chance to forge a career on the railway. From this September up to 10 students who enrol onto an engineering course at Wigan University Technical College will also begin a two-year work experience placement with Network Rail. This is a Wigan UTC and Network Rail first. If this pilot is successful the […]

Wigan UTC continues to achieve academic success

25 May, 2016

Wigan UTC student Douglas Jones has been commended by BTEC in the Outstanding student of the year awards in recognition of the excellent work he has completed as part of his combined A level and Engineering course. Doug is on track to achieve the top grade of D*D*D* for his Extended Diploma in Engineering along […]

A STEM Festival of creativity for local schools at Wigan UTC

22 April, 2016

On Thursday 7th April Wigan UTC ran a Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths Festival. It was a free event run for local school pupils encouraging them to think of how Science and Technology are used today. There were a range of activities to participate in from green screen film making with Wigan STEAM staff, sublimation […]

Energy Savings Centre Launches at the Old Gas Showrooms 

01 April, 2016

Green Deal Consortia Ltd, in partnership with Wigan UTC, has launched its Energy Savings Centre, the first of its kind in the UK. Green Deal Consortia Ltd is a pioneering local business with a passion for energy efficiency, reducing CO2, and preserving the environment, whilst saving money for those who are struggling to pay their […]