West Midlands Mayor praises colleges for opportunities offered to students

The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street has praised a Black Country college for the opportunities on offer to students.

Mr Street visited Halesowen College to witness first-hand the innovative opportunities being provided to students in the Cyber, eSports and Media departments. 

The Mayor also took a tour of Trinity Point, the latest development at Halesowen College aimed at enhancing the digital and media technology curriculum areas starting September 2024.

Halesowen College has been at the forefront of Digital initiatives, leading on the Digital strand of the Local Skills Improvement Fund.

This supports further education providers in collectively responding to local skills improvement plans by investing in new facilities, equipment, and developing new courses and curriculum.

Impressed by the facilities and programs available at Halesowen College, Andy Street praised the college for its role in shaping the region's future. He highlighted the exciting career opportunities being made accessible to young people through the college's initiatives. Speaking on his visit, Mr Street said:

"I am struck at the facilities on offer at Halesowen College and the positive development taking shape with the Trinity Point campus.

“The college is an important feature in the region’s future, and I am excited to see the variety of career opportunities that young people are offered here."

Jacquie Carman, Principal and Chief Executive added: “We are extremely proud of the facilities we have here at Halesowen College and it is fantastic to be recognised by the Mayor as providing opportunities that enable our students to realise their ambitions.”


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