Student Achievements

Remarkable achievements are made and lives are transformed through lifelong learning. That is why over 3,500 adult learners join us each year to help them gain the skills and knowledge they need to fulfill a lifelong ambition, secure a promotion or make a fresh start in a new career. Here are just some of our great adult students who are well on their way to achieving their goals and ambitions.

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Hattie Kinder
Level 2 in Hairdressing
Renaissance Salon

Hattie Kinder, 24, from Blackrod, is looking for a career change. With a background in fashion and photography becoming a hair stylist isn’t too far removed from her artistic roots.

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Merveille Atatama
ESOL
Level 1

Merveille Atatama enrolled on an ESOL here and wants to eventually qualify as a teacher.

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Natalie Hamilton
Certificate in Education
One Vision Media

Natalie graduated from the University Centre in 2017 with a Certificate in Education and it has enabled her to continue teaching adults with learning difficulties.

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Kerry MacGregor
Access to Higher Education in Teaching
Primary School Teacher

Kerri MacGregor was unsure about how to get started about how to get started but found out about the Access course at the College and was surprised that in just one year she could be in a position to apply for a university course that would help her to become a primary school teacher.

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Jane Shambley
Access to Higher Education Diploma - Health
BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing at Liverpool John Moores University -

"I have been a taxi driver for the past 10 years and have always wanted to go back in to education but never made the steps to do it...

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Kerri Louise Monk
Level 3 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
Employment as a Teaching Assistant

Since leaving school I have had a few different jobs, but one role I had in particular, working in a rehabilitation unit, made me realise I wanted to work with children...

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Claire Bocking
AAT
Senior Regional Manager at Lloyds Bank

Former Adult College student Claire Bocking achieved her AAT Accounting qualifications to help her pursue a career as a mortgage advisor...

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Maria Gileviciene
Access to Higher Education Diploma - Health
BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice at Edge Hill University

Adult College student Maria has completely changed her career path, proving it is never too late!

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Jasmine McGunigle
Finance Apprentice
NHS Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group

“I’m really enjoying my apprenticeship and I am currently studying AAT. I attend College once a week and work four days a week...

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