Student Achievements

Each year, thousands of students achieve a higher qualification through a University Centre course at Wigan & Leigh College. This provides them with the opportunity to progress further within their career.

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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Shauna Campbell
BA (Hons) Business Administration
First Class

Shaunna Campbell completed her degree in BA (Hons) Business Administration with a First Class qualification.

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Matthew Eccles
BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Top-up)
MBDA Degree Apprentice

Matthew Eccles is currently an Electrical Engineering apprentice with MBDA Missile System. He is currently working in software development but has tried different roles including test equipment design...

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James Wilcock
Foundation Degree (FdA) in Sports Coaching
Manchester United Coach

James completed his FdA Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching at our Centre of Sporting Excellence and is now working with the world renowned football club, Manchester United.

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Joanne Breeze
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top-Up)
First Class

Joanne Breeze has completed her degree in BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a First Class qualification.

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Helen Foster
Foundation Degree (FdA) in Criminology and Sociology
Family Lawyer

Helen Foster is currently studying her Foundation Degree (FdA) in Criminology and Sociology.

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David James
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top-Up)
First Class

BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top-Up)

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Simone Wilson
HND Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Sellafield Degree Apprentice

Simone wants to work her way up in the company and do a Masters and long term to become a CAD designer with a view to working in project management.

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Lorna Sowerbutts
Nuclear Technician Apprenticeship
Sellafield Ltd

Lorna’s decision to become a degree apprentice means she can earn a salary and study at a higher level, without the burden of debt in the form of a student loan.

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Jonathan Palmer
BSc (Hons) Computing
2:1

Jonathan finished his BSc (Hons) in Computing with a 2:1.

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