The Mayor of the West Midlands has visited a college to witness its innovative courses for cyber, eSports and media students.

Cllr Andy Street lauded Halesowen College after his visit on Tuesday, February 20.

He also toured Trinity Point, the college's latest development, which was built with the aim of improving digital and media technology courses starting in September 2024.


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During his tour, the Mayor was able to witness first hand the opportunities available to students.

The college heads the Digital strand of the Local Skills Improvement Fund (LSIF), which assists further educational providers in responding collectively to local skills improvement plans by investing in new facilities and courses.

The Mayor expressed his excitement about the career opportunities provided to students through the initiatives.

Cllr Street said: "I am struck at the facilities on offer at Halesowen College and the positive development taking shape with the Trinity Point campus.

"The college is an important feature in the region’s future, and I am excited to see the variety of career opportunities that young people are offered here."

Principal and chief executive of the college, Jacquie Carman, said: "We are extremely proud of the facilities we have here at Halesowen College and it is fantastic to be recognised by the West Midlands Mayor as providing opportunities that enable our students to realise their ambitions."