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News Archive - March 2016

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson revisits the AMRC Training Centre

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson revisits the AMRC Training Centre

Published 10 Mar 2016 (12:22)

Footballing legend Sir Alex Ferguson has returned to see the work being done by the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeings Training Centre and urged its young apprentices to seize the opportunities they are being offered.

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Comment: The case for higher apprenticeships

Comment: The case for higher apprenticeships

Published 15 Mar 2016 (18:18)

Degree apprenticeship which make higher education accessible to all, while providing real life practical learning and hands-on experience of manufacturing processes with supporting courses that give provide background science and a theoretical understanding are whats needed to create tomorrows manufacturing engineer.

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Prince's Trust and Boeing offer unemployed young people new opportunities in advanced manufacturing

Prince's Trust and Boeing offer unemployed young people new opportunities in advanced manufacturing

Published 18 Mar 2016 (10:29)

The Princes Trust ‘Get Started with Product Design programme will return twice in 2016 following its hugely successful pilot at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Training Centre in 2015.

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AMRC Training Centre apprentice jetting off to Brazil after Apprentice of the Year win

AMRC Training Centre apprentice jetting off to Brazil after Apprentice of the Year win

Published 30 Mar 2016 (10:53)

A 17 year old manufacturing apprentice from Sheffield-based industrial fastening manufacturers, Cooper & Turner, has won the amazing prize of a once in a lifetime trip to Brazil in South America.

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