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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Madara Namike
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Fashion & Textiles
Junior Designer at Matalan

Madara recently gained a full time position at Matalan as a Junior Designer for Children's Clothes through her work placement at the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College.

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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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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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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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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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