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What are University Technical Colleges?

‘University technical colleges (UTCs) are government-funded schools that offer 14–18 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.’  Baker Dearing Trust

There are currently 49 UTCs across England with others in development.

What is University Technical College Norfolk?

University Technical College Norfolk (UTCN) is an exciting school created to develop tomorrow’s engineering and technology specialists. UTCN provides a comprehensive educational foundation for any student who has an interest in engineering, science, technology, maths or computing.

The UTC ethos and curriculum is heavily supported by local and national STEM employers who also provide work experience for students to reinforce the skills learnt in school. 

After attending UTCN most students progress to university or higher level apprenticeships. 

In 2019:

  • 60% of Year 13 students went on to apprenticeships or full time employment
  • 40% of Year 13 went on to university or further education

Whatever pathway you choose, UTCN will provide you with valuable skills and experience to help you secure well-paid and interesting employment in your future science, maths and engineering career.