College student stories

This page is dedicated to our further education (college) students.

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Esa's Story

Sport and Exercise Science Level 3

Esa's mission is to help people achieve their fitness goals, putting the legwork in place by studying a college course in sport and exercise science at University College Birmingham.

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Joel's Story

Engineering Level 3

From loving Lego and fixing his bike himself as a child, Joel developed a growing curiosity about building and making things – now he’s getting distinctions as an engineer-in-training.

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Sam's Story

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Business)

Keen to start his own business in Birmingham, Sam saw University College Birmingham's Access to Higher Education Diploma as the ideal stepping stone towards his future.

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Harry's Story

Engineering Level 3

Harry always had a passion for engineering, which spurred him on to enrol on a college course that would teach him everything from robotics to artificial intelligence in manufacturing.

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Dan's Story

Professional Cookery Level 2

Within 11 years of leaving Birmingham College of Food, Dan Lee was lifting TV’s coveted MasterChef: The Professionals trophy.

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Precious' Story

Engineering Level 3

Precious applied for University College Birmingham's Engineering course with one goal: to learn the skills she would need to become an air technician with the Royal Navy.

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