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6th Oct 2015

University Centre Shrewsbury's first undergraduates have spoken of their excitement to be part of the institution and town as they embark on courses. The students arrived on Sunday 27th September and enjoyed a week of activities to welcome them to Shrewsbury.

Welcome Week included a Civic Reception to introduce them to community representatives and vice versa, a Sports and Societies Fair and academic inductions. The students begin their studies today.

University Centre Shrewsbury information points. Guildhall, Rowley's House. Students, education, study, Shropshire
2nd Oct 2015

Anyone who would like to find out more about University Centre Shrewsbury can now choose from two town centre information points. People can drop in to Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday, or visit Rowley's House, Barker Street, between 11am and 2pm, Monday to Thursday.

Shrewsbury High Street. Shopping Shrewsbury
2nd Oct 2015

Significant cost savings have been identified for more than 25 town centre businesses in Shrewsbury thanks to an initiative launched by Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID). Specialist consultants Meercat Associates are working to negotiate better deals for Shrewsbury BID members on their utilities, telecoms, waste and recycling services as part of the free advice scheme.

2nd Oct 2015

Some of the best restaurants in Shrewsbury are helping to raise hundreds of pounds for an African charity by taking part in a unique dining event. Food-lovers across the county are invited to 'Dine Around the World' on Tuesday 20th October with Shrewsbury-based charity Self Help Africa.

30th Sep 2015

While the Great British Bake Off has the nation's amateur bakers glued to their TV screens Shrewsbury has experienced a bit of its own baking mania. Artisan bakery Bread and Loaf issued a challenge to home bakers to have a go at making bread using the oldest and most difficult method, as part of the nationwide 'Sourdough September' campaign - and it has been inundated.

29th Sep 2015

Students looking to start a degree course in 2016 can gain a taste of University Centre Shrewsbury life at an Open Day this weekend. As University Centre Shrewsbury's first undergraduates near the end of Welcome Week, the institution will throw its doors open to the next intake of prospective students.

The Open Day will take place on Saturday 3rd October 2015, from 10.30am to 3pm at the University Centre's main learning and research centre at Guildhall, Frankwell.

29th Sep 2015

The new Darwin Centre Trust in Shrewsbury is to launch the International Institute for the Study of Compassion on Wednesday 30th September The Conference will be attended by individuals and media from across the Globe, including leading figures such as Andrew Stone, ex-chair of Marks & Spencer, Karen Armstrong author & TED prize winner, & author Ruth Padel the great-great-granddaughter of Charles Darwin.

28th Sep 2015

University Centre Shrewsbury's first undergraduates and second intake of postgraduates are being welcomed to the town. Established by the University of Chester and Shropshire Council, with the community, University Centre Shrewsbury aims to bring new and varied prospects for students, the town and Shropshire.

stop Coffee Shop at University Centre Shrewsbury. Students, education, study
28th Sep 2015

A Shrewsbury couple are to run the coffee shop in the town's University Centre learning and research base at Guildhall. Mike and Nicola Dalton already run two successful coffee shops in the town; stop. coffee shop in Greyfriars and stop. cafe bar in Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. The new venture at the building in Frankwell Quay will create four new jobs.

Adam Beresford-Browne, Shropshire Drama Company (SDC)
25th Sep 2015

A Shrewsbury musician has just completed a commission from Shropshire Drama Company (SDC), to write and arrange four pieces of music for Theatre Severn production. The forthcoming production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It takes place at Theatre Severn from 28th to 31st October.




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