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Can you get into university if you study a BTEC? 31/05/2017

YES! More than 100,000 BTEC students apply to UK universities each year. There are two pathways from which BTECs can help students progress to university degrees: BTEC level 3 -- equivalent of studying A-levels and provides access to a degree programme in... Read More

Stanmore STEM ambassadors impress Greek guests 31/05/2017

Wednesday, 10th May saw a group of students from Greece, accompanied by their teachers, visit Stanmore College where Stanmore's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) students worked with them to introduce them to a variety of experiments using... Read More

Considering the vocational way for a STEM career 30/05/2017

In the first instance, deciding to study a STEM course is, in itself, spot-on. In a world that's becoming increasingly complex, where success is driven not only by what you know, but by what you can do with that knowledge, it's more important than ever fo... Read More

Sport students set to take on Portugal in Summer 25/05/2017

Stanmore College has been invited to play in the Under 19's Albufeira summer cup 2017 in Algarve, Portugal. In June, 15 players will represent the College for the tournament that will take place over 4 days. The College has previously participated in this... Read More

Exam tips: How parents can help 22/05/2017

The grades/qualifications your child achieves will determine what he/she does next in life. You will want your child to achieve the best that they can. There are a number of things that you, as a parent, can do to help your son/daughter to be as prepared ... Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week 8th-14th May 11/05/2017

Getting the better of exam time and end of year deadlines This week marks MHAW17- a national campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation to help raise awareness of mental health issues. If someone told you they were enthused about their upcoming exams an... Read More

Fund your Degree for FREE! 10/05/2017

With exam pressure looming and thoughts of University, there is little time to think about any tuition fees. That's why we've prepared this quick blog post to give you some ideas on how you can pay your way. With this year's graduates owing an average of ... Read More

Engineering students visit Royal Air Force Museum 05/05/2017

Monday, 6th March saw Level 3 Engineering students embark on a tour to the RAF museum where they grasped knowledge on the aviation industry and how the engine of a plane works. The guided tour helped students explore recent developments in aviation and ap... Read More

Harrow Business Den Event attracts 15 businesses 05/05/2017

On Wednesday, 15th March, Stanmore College worked in partnership with Harrow Council to market certain vocational courses to employers in Harrow. The event, held at Harrow Civic Centre, saw an evening of networking opportunities with a wide range of suppo... Read More

STEM deliver Science show for Glebe Primary School 05/05/2017

During National Science Week and after the success of a great Science show in December, STEM hosted 36, year 5 primary School pupils. The week, which ran from 10th-19th March hosted a lab-based show for Glebe Primary School, that included interesting scie... Read More

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