Student Achievements

Each year, thousands of students achieve a qualification or complete a course at Wigan & Leigh College. This provides them with the opportunity to progress on to University, an apprenticeship or gain employment.

We are proud of all students, many of whom come back into College to share their experiences with our tutors and current students.

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Daniel Miccoli
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Civil Engineering
BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds

Former Rivington & Blackrod student Daniel achieved Distinction*| Distinction*| Distinction in his Level 3 Extended Diploma in Civil Engineering.

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Liam Moran
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care
BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science at Liverpool John Moores University

Scholarship winner Liam, achieved the highest grade possible, Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction* and is now well on his way to achieving his dream career as a Paramedic.

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Maria Babu
A Level Professional Honours Programme
Applied Medical pathway

Former Albany Academy student has high hopes for an established career within the medical industry.

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Jack Reynolds
A Level Professional Honours Programme
Engineering pathway

Jack Reynolds is currently on our A Level Professional Honours Programme on the Engineering pathway. He has recently received multiple offers from top universities including a BSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering at Lancaster University.

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Jaeger Turner
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jaeger Turner completed her Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and has progressed on to study at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Tom Davies
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport
Wigan Warriors First Team

Tom Davies studied his Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport at Leigh College and is now a player for Wigan Warriors First Team.

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Robert Forshaw
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Media
University of Salford

Former student, Robert, produces an award winning radio drama in New York.

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James Vickerman
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion & Clothing
BA (Hons) in Fashion Promotion at UCLan

During his second year at Wigan & Leigh College, fashion student James Vickerman reached the final of the Clothes Show Live Young Designer of the Year competition.

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Charlotte Robinson
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design
BA (Hons) Fine Art at the University of Bolton

Charlotte was awarded Student of the Year for Art & Design & the Thomas Hilton Prize for Art.

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Matthew Martleton
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment
Property Manager at Four Seasons Health Care

Matthew completed his Level 3 in Civil Engineering and progressed on to his FdA Foundation Degree in Construction Management at the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College.

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Helena Wilson
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Civil Engineering
BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering at the University of Salford

Helena completed her Level 3 Extended Diploma in Civil Engineering and went on to study a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering at the University of Salford.

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Meg Callery
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion & Clothing
BA (Hons) in Fashion at UCLan

Megan completed her Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion & Clothing with Distinction*| Distinction*| Distinction and progressed on to study Fashion at UCLan.

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Oliver Mather
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery
Chef de Partie at The Punchbowl Restaurant, Lake District

Former Rivington & Blackrod High School student has all the ingredients for a great career...

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Braden Butler
Level 3 Extended Diploma Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Degree Apprenticeship at National Nuclear Laboratory

Braden enjoyed studying full time at the College and has successfully completed his Level 3 Extended Diploma Electrical & Electronic Engineering achieving Distinction* | Distinction* | Distinction*.

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Andrei Dutu
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music
BA (Hons) Song Writing & Professional Musicianship at BIMM

Former music student Andrei is living the dream in London after achieving Distinction* | Distinction* | Distinction in his Level 3 course at the College.

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