Doncaster UTC

Doncaster University Technical College (UTC), specialising in engineering and creative & digital technologies, will provide an inspiring environment where young people can develop and reach their full potential. Working collaboratively with major employers, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, 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. By Spring 2020, Doncaster UTC will join a multi academy trust called Brighter Futures Learning Partnership Trust which is already established with a number of primary schools and Hungerhill School.

What are UTC's

University technical colleges (UTCs) are government funded schools that offer 13–19-year olds a great deal more than mainstream 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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About Doncaster UTC

Doncaster UTC, set to be part of the Brighter Futures Learning Partnership Trust, 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

Oct 07, 2019

Doncaster UTC: Robotics, Physics, Computer Science, and Virtual Reality Specialist Kit Project

The Project

Opening September 2020, Doncaster UTC will specialise in Engineering and Creative & Digital Technologies for students aged 13-19. Students will receive an educational experience based on an innovative and engaging learning environment designed to equip young people with the education and qualifications required for a successful future in industry. 

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Sep 10, 2019

Consultation to Open Doncaster UTC in September 2020

In May 2019, Doncaster UTC completed a consultation to engage with the local community and stakeholders on the proposal to open a university technical college in Doncaster in September 2020. 

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Aug 27, 2019

Apply for Doncaster UTC from September

Applications for the highly anticipated Doncaster UTC are set to open on 1 September 2019.

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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.

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University Technical Colleges and Brighter Furtures

As you will have seen in the news, we are experiencing an unprecedented situation and I wanted to take this opportunity to wish everyone in the Doncaster UTC family well during this difficult time.

I want to reassure you all that Doncaster UTC will open in September as planned. Our building contractor (Willmott Dixon) are continuing to make excellent progress, our plans continue to be on track, and are being reviewed daily. We’ll keep you updated as the building work continues - and please don’t hesitate to contact me should you have any questions of concerns.

Stay safe,
Garath Rawson