Doncaster UTC

Doncaster UTC, specialising in advanced engineering and digital design, will provide an inspiring environment where young people can develop and reach their full potential. Working collaboratively with major employers and the University of Sheffield, Doncaster UTC will produce the next generation of highly skilled engineers and designers to ensure that businesses can continue to thrive and grow in the 21st century.

What are UTC's

University technical colleges (UTCs) are government funded schools that offer 13–18 year olds a great deal more than traditional schools. They teach students technical and scientific subjects in a whole new way and are educating the inventors, engineers, scientists and technicians of tomorrow.

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Opportunity to study technical specialisms working with some of Doncaster’s most successful businesses.

Access to real work & experience in key sectors including Rail, Construction & Infrastructure, Advanced Manufacturing & Digital Design.

Learning in an exciting & new environment that is different to a mainstream school.

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Parents & Carers

Providing students with the skills and experience to be successful in their chosen career path.

The curriculum focuses on real work-related, employer driven projects for learning to be relevant to potential careers.

The UTCs specialism in Advanced Engineering & Digital Design will create exciting careers in the Rail, Construction & Infrastructure, Advanced Manufacturing & Digital Design industries.

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About Doncaster UTC

Doncaster UTC will be a distinctive school led by employers to provide an innovative and engaging learning environment and unique learning experience.

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Latest news

Aug 23, 2018

Doncaster’s University Technical College Bid Successful!

Doncaster is to have its own University Technical College (UTC) to educate the next generation of skilled technicians, engineers, and designers, it was announced today.

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Aug 23, 2018

What our partners have to say

Rt Hon Dame Rosie Winterton DBE, Ed Milliband MP, and Caroline Flint MP – MPs for Doncaster.

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Aug 23, 2018

Doncaster University Technical College in the News

Links to all articles relating to Doncaster UTC’s approval announcement.

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shaping careers
forging futures


85% of students say attending a UTC has made them more confident in the world of work.


98% of parents think that practical work experience is an important part of a child’s education.


60% of the time is spent on studying core academic subjects.


40% of the time is spent on studying technical specialisms.

Supporters of the bid

University Technical Colleges and Brighter Furtures