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

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

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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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Johnathan Palmer
Bsc (Hons) Computing
2:1

Johnathan Palmer finished his BSC (Hons) in Computing with a 2:1.

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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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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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Beki Davis
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Engineering
Senior Manufacturing Engineer at MBDA Missile Systems

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.

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Daniel Cragg
BEng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
University Centre Wigan & Leigh College

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.

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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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Jade Aspinall
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Engineering
Senior Manufacturing Engineer at MBDA Missile Systems

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.

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Hayley Blakemore
Foundation Degree (FdA) in Spa Management
Midland Hotel

Hayley Blakemore, has landed her dream job at the famous Midland Hotel in Manchester after successfully completing her higher level studies at the College.

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