News Archive - South Central IoT


  1. SCIoT Bletchley staff member awarded a Technical Teaching Fellowship

    Paul Gartside, Curriculum Developer and Digital Coach at the South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) in Bletchley has been awarded a Technical Teaching Fellowship for the 2023/24 academic year from the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) and Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851.  The Fellowships have been awarded annually since 2019 with the aim […]

  2. New hub opened at Blackbird Leys Technology Campus

    Activate Learning is delighted to announce the official opening of the new South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) hub at the City of Oxford College Technology Campus in Blackbird Leys. The Oxford SCIoT hub was officially opened on 24 November by Mark Beard, High Sheriff of Oxfordshire and Gary Headland DL, Chief Executive at Activate Learning, […]

  3. New scholarship launched to promote diversity in the tech sector in Oxfordshire

    Activate Learning and South Central Institute of Technology in partnership with Webexpenses are excited to announce the launch of a new tech scholarship programme in Oxfordshire. The vision of the South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) is to increase the representation of underrepresented groups within the digital and technology sectors.  The ELMO Webexpenses Scholarship is open to […]

  4. Planning permission granted for new Institute of Technology

    MK College Group have officially been granted planning approval by MK Council for the new home for the South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) at Bletchley campus. Staff and students are already hard at work in existing buildings on Bletchley Campus, but the new structure will provide a purpose-built home for the exciting new digital […]

  5. Local schools get a taste of STEM education in Reading

    The Reading hub of the South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) was delighted to host an event this week designed to encourage STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) in schools and colleges. The event was held on behalf of and organised by STEM Learning, the STEM Ambassador hub at Winchester Science Centre and the […]

  6. Work commences on new South Central Institute of Technology hub in Oxford

    Work officially started this week on the £3.2 million development of the new South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) hub in Oxford.   The new SCIoT hub will be based within Activate Learning’s existing Technology Campus in the heart of Blackbird Leys, and is scheduled to open to students in September 2022.  Once open, learners and apprentices will be able to access training in technical and digital specialisms that will be tailored around the needs of the local economy and backed […]