jodie bunting hair beauty smallHairdressing student Jodie Bunting proved she was a cut above the rest when made it through to the finals of the WorldSkills UK competition, performing against under the clock under extreme pressure.

Having studied hard to pick up new techniques and a real eye for style, Jodie was able to take her skills to the next level and compete on the national stage. She said: "I love competing in national competitions as it gives you something extra to work towards on top of your training and be the best you can be. The skills I have learnt at Northampton College have given me the confidence to compete and the adrenaline rush you get is just amazing."
josh webb media smallThe pace of change in the world of media means it is one of the most exciting industries to work in, taking advantage of new technology to present information and stories to your audience in a host of different ways.

Northampton College is at the forefront of these technological breakthroughs, giving students the perfect platform on which to hone their skills. Close links with the local media ensure students can get a foot in the door in a notoriously competitive industry and give themselves the chance to shine.

Josh said: “The learning environment at college is a lot more grown up with much more freedom which was all very positive for me. The course is great and really relevant to the media industry so you get lots of experience and knowledge which will definitely help me progress in my future career.”

matt case study newEngineering student Matthew Quincey is in pole position for an exciting career in the high octane world of F1 after landing an apprenticeship with world champions Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP).

Having studied a BTEC Level Three in Engineering at Northampton College, Matthew landed the role as part of a tie-in with the Brixworth-based power unit manufacturer. He will start his apprenticeship with HPP after completing his qualifications at the college, giving him the perfect platform to pursue a career in F1.

Matthew said: "Receiving the placement with Mercedes was such a confidence boost. Working as part of a team creating F1 engines is incredible, it's the dream really, and I have definitely found my true calling in engineering. My work ethic has changed so much since coming to Northampton College and I feel honoured that HPP think I am worthy of working for them."



louisa ashman travel smallFormer Travel student Louisa is currently flying high after landing her dream job as part of the British Airways cabin crew.

She said: “I absolutely loved my time at Northampton College. The skills I gained from the course were incredibly important for the path I was about to go down. I gained confidence in myself, in problem solving and self-motivation by making sure I got my assignments in on time.  The Travel course is a great way of getting an insight into the industry.”

 

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The sports facilities at Northampton College ensure students are at the very top of their game, allowing them to focus on honing their skills and pushing towards their goals.

Sulayman has gone to earn a place at Nottingham Trent University and believes his time at Northampton College played a vital part in his success.

He said: “Studying sport at Northampton College was the best decision I ever made. I was blown away by the facilities such as the Astroturf pitch, sports field and the gym. I am much better suited to practical, hands-on learning and the course has definitely helped me get into university.”

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