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Riding high on its recent registration with the Office for Students, which positively endorses the provision of Higher Education in colleges and universities, Shrewsbury Colleges Group is pleased to announce it has achieved a Bronze Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) accreditation.

For the fourth year running Shrewsbury Colleges Group restaurant, Origins, has secured a Highly Commended Rosette Award from the AA College Rosettes Scheme for the highest accolade it can achieve.

The College restaurant first gained the award in 2016 and no other College restaurant in Shropshire has one.

Music Technology students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group were rewarded for their efforts at their annual awards ceremony on Thursday - with one scooping the main accolade, named after former Charlatans’ drummer, the late Jon Brookes.

The Jon Brookes Award for Endeavour was established after Mr Brookes, former drummer with world-renowned British Indie band The Charlatans, became affiliated with the College when he helped to launch its Roland Academy for Music in 2009.

Students graduated yesterday (Friday 5) from Shrewsbury Colleges Group, when they collected a range of degree-level awards in a prestigious ceremony at St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury.

Led by the Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Phil Gillam, a line of 95 mortar boards and graduation gowns made its way from Shrewsbury Market Square to St Chad’s Church in the annual Shrewsbury College graduation parade.

A Level and vocational students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have put on their combined end-of-year Art and Design show for the second time since the College’s merger.

The English Bridge campus of SCG has been taken over and filled with inspiring student work. Over ten different creative courses have displayed their work for The Show 2019. The rooms are filled with drawings, photographs, paintings, videos, designs, textiles and so much more.

A Level students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group picked up Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards at Buckingham Palace – something only 10% of those who set out to start it actually achieve.

Eight former students from SCG received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards from Paralympian and TV presenter, Sean Rose, after Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, heard many of the success stories.

It’s official: the former A Level students of Shrewsbury Colleges Group are more likely to gain top First and Upper Second Class degrees than their nationwide counterparts. This includes students from both the grammar and independent sectors.

Entries to the College’s annual hair competition

The Hairdressing students of Shrewsbury Colleges Group were able to showcase their talents at the College’s annual hair competition last week.

Hairdressing students from all levels took part in the end-of-year hair competition and had the chance to show off all the skills they had perfected during their time at college. Each student worked on their own theme and were given free-reign to create their masterpieces.

The Outdoor Activity students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group are tackling the triple challenge for their fundraising activity this year.

Each year, students studying the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Activities put take on a challenge to raise money for a charity of their choosing. Last year they tackled the Yorkshire three peaks and May 14-16 they are heading to Wales for the Snowdon triple challenge.

Former Shrewsbury Colleges Group students were celebrated at the first student awards ceremony held at Shrewsbury Town Football Club.

Shrewsbury Colleges Group held their Celebrating Student Achievement Awards, which will be the first of many as it becomes a permanent fixture in their college calendar. SCG wanted to celebrate the exceptional students from the 2017/2018 year and reward all their hard work. Stand-out students who had gone the extra mile during their time at the College, from all areas, were nominated by their teachers.

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