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Sheffield University Technical College opens its doors

The Sheffield University Technical College
Image caption Students at the college will work with employers including Tata Steel

A college dedicated to specialist technical industries in Sheffield has opened its doors to students.

The Sheffield University Technical College will offer more than 250 pupils specialised training in the engineering and digital sectors.

Sheffield City Council said it would provide "world class expertise" in the city and bring in jobs.

The college will work alongside employers including Tata Steel, Boeing and Newburgh Engineering.

It will educate students aged between 14 and 19 with a specialist trade, alongside GCSEs including maths and English.

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