College student stories

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

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Maddox's Story

Esports Level 3

Maddox is building up his graphic design and digital marketing skills at University College Birmingham with aspirations to become a content creator in the esports industry.

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Nathan's Story

Chef Cookery Courses Level 2 and Level 3 (Professional Cookery)

Nathan, winner of the British Culinary Federation’s Young Chef of the Year 2019, has worked at some of the world’s best restaurants.

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Isha's Story

Early Years Practitioner Level 2

Keen to one day teach children up to seven years old, Isha’s course was the first step to success and her dream career.

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Ellouise's Story

Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3

Ellouise, who plans to either support in schools or become a teacher, found the placement element of her course a huge draw.

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Amy's Story

Sport and Physical Activity Level 3

Amy used her college course as a springboard to go to university, something she had never considered before her time at University College Birmingham.

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Laura's Story

Make-up Artistry Level 3

Laura discovered a passion for special effects and prosthetics on her college course and plans to build her skills at degree level.

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