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Our Conway Park Campus offers excellent facilities, with cafe areas and wifi access:
Our Conway Park Campus is easily accessible by public transport – a short walk from Birkenhead bus station and opposite Conway Park train station.
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Our Twelve Quays Campus offers excellent facilities, with cafe areas and wifi access:
Our Twelve Quays Campus is easily accessible by public transport - a few minutes from Woodside Ferry Terminal and Birkenhead Hamilton Square train station, and just ten minutes’ walk from Birkenhead Bus Station.
Wirral Met College’s brand new Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre opened at its Twelve Quays Campus in Birkenhead in September 2016.
The new STEM Centre brings together a number of key technology disciplines embracing specialist, industry-standard equipment and enabling students to develop their skills for a wide range of careers.
The new centre includes every aspect of engineering design and development, a dedicated digital technology learning zone, new robotic equipment and enhanced Science laboratories. It also houses specialist facilities to support training in the logistics sector, with the development of practical skills in warehousing, fork-lift truck driving, supply chain management and warehouse management.
Wirral Met has been working closely with key industry and university partners at the forefront of STEM initiatives to ensure the STEM Centre is built to meet the needs a thriving economy. The college has been leading the design and delivery of education and training that supports the high profile area of STEM for many years, and its work has been recognised by awards such as the Cogent UK Life Science Skills Provider of the Year Award, sponsored by The Science Council.
Many students studying at the college have already progressed onto university, apprenticeships and a wide range of careers in the STEM sector, and this number is set to grow significantly with the opening of this dedicated STEM Centre.
Sue Higginson, Principal of Wirral Met, said, “Digital technology is at the heart of so many sectors, our engineers, computer scientists, ICT specialists and logistics students will work alongside our illustration, animation and media students, as this exciting new centre unlocks the future for Wirral Met’s students.”
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Sue Higginson, Principal of Wirral Met, said, “Education and skills are crucial to every thriving economy. I am delighted that Wirral Met will be playing a central part in helping local people unlock their potential and gain the skills needed to be part of our vibrant, Liverpool City Region. It is not just by chance that our new campus is in an Enterprise Zone, our strategic decision to be right in the heart of Wirral Waters shows the significant role that Wirral Met will play in attracting and supporting business to invest in the area and in our local people, who have so much to offer. Our job is to help those businesses recruit the right staff and make sure it is the people in Liverpool City Region that are equipped with the right skills to get the many thousands of jobs that will become available as Wirral Waters unfolds.“
Our new multi-million pound Wirral Waters Campus, Tower Road, Birkenhead CH41 1AA, opened in September 2015.
The Wirral Waters Campus, dedicated to delivering training and education for Construction and the Built Environment, and providing a Skills and Enterprise Centre for local employers, will play a key part in the regeneration of the wider economy. This is the first key landmark on Peel Group’s Wirral Waters development, one half of the Mersey Waters Enterprise Zone. Take a look at the time lapse video.
Morgan Sindall and Wirral Met College involved students at every stage of the new Wirral Waters Campus development, and provided learning opportunities to existing Wirral Met construction students, giving them an insight into all aspects of a major construction project and first-hand experience on a live project.