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.
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.
Beki Davis, a 22 year-old Senior Manufacturing Engineer at missiles and missile systems developer, MBDA, established her career within Engineering as an apprentice at 16.
Daniel started off on a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. After successfully achieving this qualification he progressed onto the HNC/HND Engineering course and is now completing his final year to achieve a BEng (Hons) in Engineering.
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.
The ambitious engineer has won numerous awards for engineering and recently was awarded National Apprentice of the Year at a prestigious ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Hayley Blakemore, has landed her dream job at the famous Midland Hotel in Manchester after successfully completing her higher level studies at the College.