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UCB Level 3 Engineering students visit GBSIoT Hub

In today’s world, technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace. To keep up with this rapidly changing landscape, educational institutions must keep updating their curriculums and provide students with practical, hands-on experience. That is precisely what the Level 3 students from University College Birmingham did when they visited the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of […]

GBSIoT hands-on educational kits help Solihull College students reach their full potential

GBSIoT were delighted to support teaching and learning at Solihull College & University Centre through the use of our Lego Spike Prime kits. Teaching staff at Solihull College & University Centre wrote about the impact of using GBSIoTs Lego Spike Prime kits with students that experience social, emotional, and additional needs, and how the use […]

Aston University student uses GBSIoT Cyber Physical Manufacturing Rig for dissertation

Humza, an Aston University student, is currently utilizing the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) Cyber Physical Manufacturing Rig for his dissertation on the use and effectiveness of augmented reality to aid in the assembly process within a Festo Cyber-Physical manufacturing lab. This project is a part of his individual major project module […]

GBSIoT Hub hosts Solihull College & University Centre and Birmingham City University staff and students for their first session on smart factory technology and connected curriculum.

On April 5th, the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) hosted a special event for engineering students and staff from Solihull College & University Centre and Birmingham City University (BCU). The purpose of the event was to give participants an insight into smart factory technology, and to help them connect their curriculum to […]

GBSIoT and BMet host diversity workshop on Women in Engineering

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) and BMet recently organised a diversity workshop around Women in Engineering. The purpose of the workshop was to increase the number of women entering the sector and progressing into management and leadership roles. The workshop was led by a panel of female speakers who shared their […]

Leading technical educators champion the STEM talent pipeline

University College Birmingham worked in collaboration with the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT), and their partner the University of Warwick as well as the WMG Skills Centre, and the Education and Training Foundation, to hold a successful leadership conference on strengthening technical skills in STEM. Hosted by GBSIoT Board member and University […]

GBSIoT host Siemens OT Cyber Security Training

On Wednesday 22nd March, the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) hosted a Siemens OT Cyber Security training session. The training was aimed at equipping professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to protect operational technology (OT) systems from cyber threats. The GBSIoT Hub is a state-of-the-art facility that offers education and training […]

GBSIoT inspire next generation of Engineers at local primary school

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT) recently visited Sharmans Cross Junior School to teach a Lego Spike Prime coding workshop to three Year 6 classes. The workshop aimed to introduce students to the world of coding and inspire them to pursue STEM-related subjects. The GBSIoT is a consortium of further and higher […]

Mayor impressed with Solihull College & University Centre’s GBSIoT State-of-the-art Facilities

Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, recently visited students and staff at Solihull College & University Centre‚Äôs Woodlands Campus. The Mayor spent over two hours touring a range of departments including Engineering, Bricklaying, Hairdressing & Barbering, Carpentry & Joinery, and more. WorldSkills Gold medallist, Harry Scolding, spoke with the mayor at length in the […]

GBSIoT and Aston University open up the future of engineering and technology to local Year 12 pupils

Open day highlighted the future of engineering and technology to Year 12s Interactive sessions held at Greater Birmingham & Solihull Institute of Technology Aston University scheme supports teenagers into technology, computer science, engineering, maths and the physical sciences degrees. Aston University has held its latest event to open up the future of engineering and technology […]