Scarborough UTC students graduate and look forward to fantastic engineering and cyber destinations at university and in employment
Graduating students from Scarborough UTC are celebrating exam results and getting set to begin their careers at top universities including Loughborough, Newcastle, Portsmouth, Leeds and Hull and local employers.
Lee Kilgour, Principal at Scarborough UTC said: “We are very proud of our students and it is great to see their hard work and dedication recognised by leading universities and employers. Working closely with our industry partners throughout the college year alongside excellent teaching and learning has ensured our students are well prepared for these exciting next steps.”
Despite the difficulties these students have endured as a result of COVID 19, Scarborough UTC’s unique approach has positively impacted sixth form results ensuring the vast majority of students have been able to get their preferred destination.
Three graduating students beginning their engineering and cyber security careers are Alex Jenkins, Ryan Pashby and Alfie Cox.
Alex (18 years old and from Scarborough) has secured a place on a degree apprenticeship with the MOD, following top grades of A* Physics, A Maths, B Further Maths and A* Product Design. Alex has also had phenomenal success as part of the Scarborough UTC SBA Avidity F1 in Schools team and now takes this knowledge and skill forward to a career in the automotive industry.
Ryan (18 years old and from Scarborough) has secured a place at University of Portsmouth studying Counter Terrorism, Intelligence and Cyber Crime following achieving top Distinction * grades in Engineering and IT.
Alfie (18 years old and from Scarborough) has secured a L4 apprenticeship in mechanical engineering with Unison in Scarborough, world leaders in CNC tube and pipe bending machines and one of the UTC’s key sponsors.
Scarborough University Technical College provides a fantastic opportunity for students aged from 13 to 19 to gain practical experience in engineering, computer science or health whilst studying for Technical Qualifications, GCSEs and A levels.
Working in partnership with employers allows Scarborough UTC to deliver an exciting curriculum with students benefitting from a wealth of commercial knowledge and the chance to experience work and everyday life within a business context.
Studying at Scarborough UTC opens up a world of exciting careers in areas such as cyber technology, robotics, nursing and health and social care and engineering. Graduating
students become the new generation of engineers, scientists, health professionals, designers and technicians, contributing towards Scarborough’s continuing transformation into a centre of excellence for innovation.
Scarborough UTC is part of the Coast and Vale Learning Trust family of schools.