GBSIoT CONNECT Event: A Celebration of Innovation and Collaboration

On the 22nd of May, GBSIoT hosted the inaugural GBSIoT CONNECT event, marking a significant milestone in showcasing the achievements of students and staff within the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) consortium. The first event of its kind at the GBSIoT Hub, this event epitomised the spirit of collaboration and innovation among […]

T Level Engineering Students shine in GBSIoT challenge

“It really gives us hope that there will be young, capable engineers ready to embark on careers in industry.” Rob Johnson of Automation Controls Ltd A blueprint for success! Students from GBSIoT Partner South and City College Birmingham T Level in Engineering & Manufacturing Design and Development spent an interactive learning week working on a manufacturing […]

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology Hosts Promising T-Level Students and Groundbreaking Human-Robot Collaboration Research

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) factory in Birmingham, UK, experienced a bustling day of activity as it welcomed a group of talented T-Level students from South & City College Birmingham. The students engaged in a full-day immersive experience, delving into the intriguing realm of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and understanding their […]

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology Hub Opened by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands officially opened the GBSIoT Hub, joined by GBSIoT Board members, key employers, and stakeholders from the region. GBSIoT is a unique collaboration between further education colleges, universities, and employers to offer technical education and training at higher skills levels in key STEM sectors. The mayor was shown a […]

South and city launch of the fully-funded Electric and Hybrid Vehicles in-work training programme

A new, fully-funded Electric and Hybrid Vehicles in-work training course was launched at South & City College Birmingham, after a phenomenally successful pilot scheme. The launch event took place on Friday 18th March at the Longbridge (Bournville College) campus and the ribbon was cut by Gary Sambrook, MP for Northfield and Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor […]

Thousands more adults set to benefit from new technical skills

Thousands of working adults will be offered free courses to rapidly upskill in STEM sectors including engineering, digital and construction – building on the Prime Minister’s pledge to get more people into higher wage, higher skilled jobs Sixty-five courses to be available from later this month at 10 Institutes of Technology, supporting up to 4,000 […]

Institutes of Technology celebrate first wave of launch

On Thursday 8th July a nationwide celebration will take place marking the launch of the initial wave of 12 Institutes of Technology.  Institutes of Technology (IoTs) are collaborations between further education (FE) providers, universities and employers. They specialise in delivering higher technical education (at Levels 4 and 5 – equivalent to the first and second year of a degree) with a […]