Our students

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Julie Curry - CMI

Julie described her experience at New College Durham as interesting, fun and confidence building.  Studying the CMI programme has enabled Julie to implement a project at work, which has enabled Durham County Council to make significant cost savings.

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Susan Bowman - AAT Level 3 & 4

Susan said the best thing about the AAT programme was the end outcome as it has enable her to set up her own business, which had been her goal from the outset. 

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Robbie Pick - FdA Roots & Popular Music

Robbie is currently in a professional band, who are starting to build a national profile, and is hoping to progress to BA (Hons) Music top-up at New College Durham. 

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Amy Gibson - FdA Spa Management

Amy studied beauty therapy at New College Durham after leaving school and was delighted that she could stay here to complete her foundation degree. She is now a Make-up Artist in a salon and is hoping to become self-employed, and eventually own her own salon.

Caitlin Marquis

Caitlin Marquis - Painting & Decorating (Choices Plus)

Caitlin joined the Painting and Decorating course as a Choices Plus student.  She has since excelled in her studies and represented the college at the live final of Johnstone’s Young Painter of Year competition 2016.


Marc Peart - FdSc Computing with Networking

Marc is now a Lead Website Developer at Models 4 Hobby.

Kathryn Griffiths

Kathryn Griffiths

Kathryn is now studying occupational therapy at York St. John University.  She said she wouldn't be where she is now without the knowledge she gained from the foundation degree at New College Durham.

Susan Hall

Susan Hall - BA (Hons) Social Work

Susan is now working as a social worker for Durham County Council.

Sophie Cat

Sophie Catleugh - Performing Arts (Acting)

Sophie is now studying at drama school

Sonja Ellis

Sonja Ellis - BSc (Hons) Health & Wellbeing

Sonja works full time but returned to education five years ago for personal development.  She has studied at New College Durham part-time while working for the NHS.