Image: Jane is on the left, standing next to tutor Natalie Purnell.
Jane went from working in an insulation company to graduating with a BA (Hons) in social studies. She shared her journey with us and explained[...]
Image above – Left: Aimie sporting her cap and gown whilst showing us her baby bump. Right: Aimie with tutor Rachel Strisino.
Aimie has just graduated from her foundation degree, which NWSLC offer in[...]
Whilst at school I had the opportunity to work in a small in-house graphic design studio for work experience. It was then that I decided that’s the career path I wanted to follow. The lead designer from my work experience studied at the[...]
After studying photography at college, I then progressed to university and from there I began teaching in 2010. So, education has been my career for almost a decade and photography has been my life-long love.
Here at the College, we[...]
I became a teacher six years ago after graduating with BA Hons in Youth and Community Development with a JNC qualification from De Montfort University.
The best thing about my job role is being part of my students’ transformative[...]
Wayne started his career at De Montfort University working in IT support and infrastructure. When an opportunity arose to complete a teaching qualification, Wayne quickly discovered his passion for teaching. Once qualified, he began teaching[...]
Sydney currently works as a Learning Support Coach at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College and also teaches maths. His managers at the College advised him that teaching would be a great route for him. He is now completing his[...]
Robert, 26, has worked in the engineering sector for ten years, completing his Level 3
apprenticeship at the College’s Nuneaton campus. He worked as a CNC Machinist for the Premier Group and for ADV Manufacturing in Coventry, signing up[...]
Charlotte completed the Level 3 in Policing and stayed on at the College to do the HND. I originally had a place at university to study law but this course was more specific and related to what I wanted to do. I aim to go to university after[...]
Rachel enjoyed a career in travel retail with Thomas Cook in Leicester where she became a customer services manager. She also completed her cabin crew training. Amongst her successes was her involvement in a charity project building[...]
From my beginnings as a junior reporter in Hinckley, I progressed through the ranks taking on roles as senior news reporter at the Coventry Evening Telegraph, editor of a Coventry and Warwickshire entertainments magazine and as acting[...]
I’ve been teaching theatre now for over eighteen years and would not change my job for anything. Working on the HND in Performing Arts allows me to focus my attention on the individuals in my class. If these same students had gone to a larger[...]
An advantage of the HND in Public Services is that it covers a broad range of areas from organisational structures and cultures within the Public Services through to fitness testing
and programming. It gives students an in-depth insight[...]
I previously worked as a full-time Sports Development Officer and attended college to complete my PGCE in Further Education. I have always wanted to work in either Sports Development or teaching. Luckily I have been able to do both and now[...]
I completed my degree in Interior Design at De Montfort University, following this I worked for over 9 years within the interior design industry having worked in a number of different sectors both residential and commercial. I’ve designed and[...]
The beautiful thing about teaching is the never ending stream of ideas from students and young people. Being able to help focus their ideas and facilitate their journey is very rewarding.
Higher education in a further education college[...]
I have always been interested in Games Development, as a student at college I studied Creative Media and developed my skills mainly in 3D modelling and game asset creation. During and after my time at college I did a lot of commercial work[...]
Tony has worked for the College for 17 years, teaching on media courses specialising in moving image production.
After completing an HND in Visual Communications, Tony worked first as a freelance graphic designer. He then joined Sonic[...]
Coming back to education was scary, but the course is really good, I have a supportive group, we are all committed and want to learn. University is very daunting, whereas college is less so as it is a friendlier environment.
Kirsty, 35 returned to education after a ten year gap with an ambition to go to university and achieve higher level skills in the field of social studies.
Kirsty wanted to keep her career options open so chose the 2+2 BA (Hons) in[...]
I graduated from Walsall in 2017 with a 2.2, just missing out on a 2.1. Straight after graduation, I had an interview for a Designer role at Next, but I missed out on the role due to lack of experience. Soon after that, another opportunity[...]
Level 6 Visual Media Case Study
Beatah is a mature student from Knighton and Eyres Monsell near Wigston, currently in the final year of a Level 6 programme in Visual Media at North Wawrickshire and South[...]
Amanda, 59, from Stoke Golding in Leicestershire, was a student on the Access to HE Humanities programme at the Nuneaton campus where her studies included English language, English literature,[...]
Chloe, 28, from East Goscote, is looking forward to adding a higher-level qualification to her CV when she completes her Level 6 CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply. Chloe chose to start work at 17 rather[...]
It was while she was studying tourism and making uniforms for her peers that Meryeme, 32, from Nuneaton, was inspired to change direction and choose a different path that led her into fashion design. She[...]
Robert, 26, from Bedworth, has worked in the engineering sector for ten years, completing his Level 3 apprenticeship at the College’s Nuneaton campus.
He worked as a CNC Machinist for the Premier[...]