Aston University and GBSIoT showcases region’s contribution to future of engineering to chair of Science and Technology Select Committee

Aston University hosted visit by The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP He visited Aston University’s refurbished engineering facilities  Tour included soon-to-be-opened Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology Hub. Aston University demonstrated how it is using technology to teach the engineers and scientists of the future during aa visit by The Rt Hon Greg Clark […]

GBSIoT uses fun STEM learning resources to inspire local school children

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) team recently visited Sharmans Cross Primary School in Solihull to run some engaging and interactive STEM education sessions with Year 6 students. With a particular focus of inspiring young girls to consider a future in engineering, Lexi from 6B enjoyed the session so much she told […]

New online STEM courses – Learn from home in your own time

We have partnered with the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences (EPS) to develop a holistic range of Skills, Career and Continues Professional Development (CPD) programmes that can be taken on a distance learning basis. These courses deliver learning opportunities in future growth areas such as digital electronics, machine learning and much more. As a […]

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 […]

College accelerates towards sustainability with Emerging Skills project

Solihull College & University Centre united motor vehicle industry experts at its Woodlands Campus recently for a Train the Trainer session.  Approximately 30 delegates and automotive industry heads attended the session which was part of the Emerging Skills Project. Training was provided on delivery of 3 electric and hybrid vehicle modules by Solihull College & […]

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 […]

Construction underway on new Institute of Technology hub

Building work on a new state-of-the-art Institute of Technology (IoT) for Greater Birmingham and Solihull has begun on Aston University’s campus in Birmingham city centre. Construction started on The Hub at the Aston University based site in May and is expected to be complete by December 2021, ready to open in January 2022. In March […]