Student stories

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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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Sadam's Story

Sports Management FdA

He's already got an Olympic Games appearance under his belt – and running star Sadam is still on track for more great things to come.

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Victor's Story

Business Enterprise FdA

Already a successful businessman as CEO of a logistics company, Victor decided to start a new educational journey with a foundation degree at University College Birmingham.

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Phil's Story

Aviation Management MSc

Phil ventured into a master’s in Aviation Management at University College Birmingham to expand on knowledge he gained while studying tourism.

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Kerry's Story

Aviation and Airport Management BA (Hons)

Kerry fell in love with the aviation industry after travelling abroad from an early age.

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Kanyi's Story

Aviation Management MSc

Retired from the British Navy through injury, Kanyi was working for HM Customs and Excise in London when he made a key life decision: to go back into education

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