Weston College Adopts the Halo Code!

Our workplace champions the right of staff to embrace all Afro-hairstyles. We acknowledge that Afro-textured hair is an important part of our Black employees’ racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious identities, and requires specific styling for hair health and maintenance. We celebrate Afro-textured hair worn in all styles including, but not limited to, afros, locs, twists, braids, cornrows, fades, hair straightened …

West of England IoT Partner – University Centre Weston Earns Coveted Gold in 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework

It’s official, the West of England’s Institute of Technology’s education provider, the University Centre Weston (UCW) is among the best places to study at university level in the UK, according to the results of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) published on September 28th 2023.  The TEF panel considered the overall rating for UCW to be Gold, placing it among the …

Data Skills Drive To Fuel Business Growth In The Digital Age

Recently, the West of England Institute of Technology (WEIoT), took part in Business Insider South West’s ‘Data and Tech of Tomorrow’ event.   The event looked closely at the issues around the future impact of big data in our lives and businesses. The digital panel and audience debate, brought together a range of experts to discuss how we can best tackle data in the …

Weston College launches UK’s first virtual classroom as part of WEIoT

Weston College has partnered with Jisc and Barco to build trailblazing ‘virtual classroom’ to support West of England Institute of Technology. Weston College, the lead organisation for the West of England Institute of Technology (IoT), has launched a virtual classroom in a first for further education (FE) in the UK. The project, developed with support from Jisc and technology supplier …

Apprenticeship Minister to launches West of England Institute of Technology

Gillian Keegan, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, opened the West of England Institute of Technology (WEIoT) on Thursday (8th October). The official WEIoT launch was a virtual event, which brought together all the education institutions and employers that have been involved bringing it to its fruition. In 2019 the first Institutes of Technology (IoT) were selected through a government-led competition …