UTC Oxfordshire has the support of a number of industry and academic partners who are involved in the UTC in a number of ways:
- Consultancy and advice on curriculum design and content
- Employer accreditations
- Access to selected project information to provide real-life case studies, facilitating project challenges and enhancing the students’ learning experience
- Coaching and mentoring for staff and students
- Work experience opportunities
- Participating in the governance of the UTC
- Hosting of and participation in student recruitment events
- Providing equipment for testing and modelling at the school in support of the agreed classroom activity
Activate Learning brings together secondary, further and higher education, training and management consultancy, commercial businesses and social enterprise throughout Oxfordshire and Berkshire. It is the lead sponsor for UTC Reading, which opened in September 2013. Its mission is to transform lives through learning.
Lead industry partners
UK Atomic Energy Authority
The UK Atomic Energy Authority carries out fusion research in the UK on behalf of the government and manages the JET fusion project on behalf of the EU at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE). UKAEA is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.
For over 40 years, RM Education have created an extensive range of innovative and award-winning products, solutions and services – all carefully designed to meet the specific needs of UK education. From classroom resources, ICT services, and essential infrastructure, to the UK’s most popular network and progressive cloud-based solutions, RM Education is a trusted advisor and valued ICT partner.
MINI Plant Oxford
MINI Plant Oxford is the birthplace and heart of MINI production. Manufactured to individual customer specifications, up to 900 MINIs leave the assembly lines each day, off to customers in more than 107 countries around the world. It employs around 3,700 people and since 2001 has made more than two million MINIs.
Royal Holloway, University of London
Royal Holloway, University of London is one of the UK’s leading, internationally orientated, research-intensive universities, located in 135 acres of beautiful green campus in Egham. It is one of the largest multi-faculty colleges of the University of London, with students from over 130 countries and departments spanning the arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management and economics.
University of Reading
The University of Reading is in the top 1% of universities in the world, reflecting our academic reputation and commitment to delivering an excellent all-round education. A global university that enjoys a world-class reputation for teaching, research and enterprise, they deliver a great student experience and produce highly skilled graduates.
Associate industry partners
OBN is the membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s emerging life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors. It has a membership of over 330 companies, spread across the Golden Triangle (formed by the cities of Oxford, Cambridge and London) and beyond to Nottingham, Manchester and Scotland, offering benefits from tailored networking and partnering events, group purchasing, advice, consultancy and advocacy.
Oxfordshire County Council
A thriving Oxfordshire is our overriding ambition: a place where people can achieve a decent life for themselves and their families through hard work and the rewards of a growing economy; a place with vibrant, active communities and public services that help improve people’s lives
The County Council provides 80% of the local government services in Oxfordshire, including children’s services, education, libraries, adult social care, roads and transport, trading standards, waste disposal and recycling.
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils provide a wide variety of important services to its residents. The councils prepare district-wide planning strategies to support the provision of leisure, housing, employment and other infrastructure as well as directly providing key services such as recycling and waste collection, environmental health, planning applications and elections.
www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk / www.southoxon.gov.uk