Meet the students

We had fun creating our new TV adverts, involving students from across the college.  Find out more about their story and what they think about studying at New College Durham. 

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Victoria Muir

Music student Victoria said that the lecturers here share the same passion teaching the course as the students do learning it.


James Gibbons

Construction student James came to New College Durham to gain the qualifications he needed for university. 

CS SQ Katie Showler

Katie Showler

Childcare apprentice Katie came to New College Durham to do an apprenticeship, she described her time at New College Durham as challenging, supportive and fun.


Lynsey Coultas

Music student Lynsey previously studied graphic design at New College Durham.  She hasn’t let her Asperger’s Syndrome hold her back and is now a confident music performer.


Kieran Storey - PEO Mechanical Engineering

Engineering student Kieran says that New College Durham is the best college in the whole of the North East.


James Thomas

Business student James has high expectations for his future after he completes his business qualification.


Keegan Gelson

Our Flex and Travel scheme was a lifeline for welding student Keegan as he said he wouldn’t have made it to college without the free bus travel.


María García de la Corte

Management degree student María, from Spain, said that studying abroad is a fantastic way to learn different languages, meet new people and understand the culture and traditions of the country.

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Mirrin Henderson

Current drama student Mirrin said she would recommend New College Durham to anyone who wants to achieve good qualifications.