Success Stories

  • Working with robots, designing gear boxes for 787s, and maintaining military aircraft  – the career ambitions of three female students... Read More

    Female engineering students Georgia, Sophie and Lucy

  • Working alongside doctors in a psychiatric hospital after gaining a psychology degree sparked 26-year-old Rahul Nahar’s interest in a career... Read More

    A Level science student Rahul Nahar

  • “Science is like opening the jar of the world!” enthuses 18-year-old Jack Drew who is in his final year at... Read More

    Science student Jack Drew

  • An appearance on popular Channel 4 show Come Dine with Me inspired 29-year-old Shermayne Thomas to launch her own cookery... Read More

    Professional cookery student Shermayne Thomas

  • From full-time hairdressing student, to an apprenticeship, and now a job as a graduate stylist- it’s been an successful few... Read More

    Former hairdressing apprentice Rukshana Khanom

  • Janet Shone, aged 53, returned to studying to gain her counselling qualifications and, after completing the Level 5 diploma in therapeutic... Read More

    Higher Education counselling student Janet Shone

  • Twenty-year-old Elliot Rushton was one of 60 Higher Education students who graduated from the college in a ceremony at Wolverhampton... Read More

    Higher Education business student Elliott Rushton

  • “Our lecturers are great…they know we want to get our degree and really want to help us to achieve that,”... Read More

    Foundation Degree student Alison Lewis

  • Pathway to Sport student Cameron Frost started his placement at City of Wolverhampton College with Wolves Community Trust to gain... Read More

    Futures Student Cameron Frost

  • After doing his A Levels at the college when he left school, 24-year-old Chris Kett worked in a bank and... Read More

    Access to HE student Chris Kett

  • It’s been a busy few years for 23-year-old Liam Mahon, who is waving goodbye to the college after five years... Read More

    GCSE student Liam Mahon

  • While one set of exams is enough for most people, hardworking Aleksandar Vidanovic decided to study for his GCSEs at... Read More

    GCSE student Aleksandar Vidanovic

  • Habon Ali has come a long way since arriving in England from Syria four years ago, and after starting off... Read More

    GCSE student Habon Ali

  • William Sims decided to come to college so he could combine his A Levels with a practical engineering course. The... Read More

    A Level student William Sims

  • Eighteen-year-old Hartej Juss left a private school to come to college to study for his A Levels. He said: “I... Read More

    A Level student Hartej Juss

  • After three years working in an abattoir Daniel Sambrook decided he wanted to improve his career options and returned to... Read More

    A Level student Daniel Sambrook

  • Anisha Sahota is celebrating after picking up AAB in her AS Levels at City of Wolverhampton College. The 18-year-old said:... Read More

    A Level student Anisha Sahota

  • Kelly Bilboe was delighted to be named Travel and Tourism’s Student of the Year after completing her qualification with a... Read More

    Travel student Kelly Bilboe

  • Electrical apprentice Chen Thompson was delighted to be named Apprentice of the Year after becoming an advocate for women in... Read More

    Electrical apprentice Chen Thompson

  • Being diagnosed as coeliac (gluten intolerance) two years ago sparked 17-year-old Ellie Jones’s interest in nutrition and, after completing the... Read More

    Professional Cookery student Ellie Jones

  • Twenty-four-year-old Karolina Palskyte proudly shows off her uniform at the start of evening service at the prestigious Regency Hotel in... Read More

    Food and Beverage Service student Karolina Palskyte

  • After completing a business management degree and starting a PGCE qualification to become a teacher, 25-year-old Klaire Hamilton had a... Read More

    Professional Cookery student Klaire Hamilton

  • “I’m proud to say that I’ve worked in an Italian bakery and learnt how to make a range of traditional... Read More

    Bakery student Sonya Mehmi

  • “He’s a very good cook,” said the owner of Bistrot Culinaria in Florence after 23-year-old Kieran Stubbs’s first day working... Read More

    Professional Cookery student Kieran Stubbs

  • From work experience in the college’s Academy bakery to work experience in Florence, twenty-year-old Dionisie Vilcu has come a long... Read More

    Bakery student Dionisie Vilcu

  • Getting a job at a Frankie and Benny’s restaurant whilst at school led 18-year-old Will Thomas to enrol for the... Read More

    Food and Beverage Service student Will Thomas

  • After completing the Level 2 diploma in professional cookery 18-year-old Brandon Timms progressed to the Level 3 qualification and, as... Read More

    Professional Cookery student Brandon Timms

  • Sandra Omokaro was delighted to be named a Creative Arts Student of the Year after her course ignited a passion... Read More

    Art and Design Student Sandra Omokaro

  • Art and Design student Francesca Wainwright was delighted to be named Student of the Year, after returning to education to... Read More

    Art and Design Student Francesca Wainwright

  • Motor vehicle student McKay Thompson is celebrating after his fast reactions won him a pile of tools in a skills challenge... Read More

    Motor Vehicle student McKay Thompson

  • Matt Simmons, Health and Safety Advisor at Warwickshire County Council, enrolled on the college’s Health and Safety Level 5 course... Read More

    Health and Safety student Matt Simmons

  • Former journalism apprentice Rob West is now a familiar face on our screens as a TV journalist for BBC Look... Read More

    Former apprentice Rob West

  • “Coming to college has made me realise I have a lot more strength than I thought I had” says 42-year-old... Read More

    Counselling student Priscilla Chana

  • After being made redundant from her job in Customer Service, Helen Britain enrolled on one of the college’s pre-recruitment courses... Read More

    Employability student Helen Britain

  • Ravi Sandhu was referred to an employability course run by the college in conjunction with retailers Home Bargains after being... Read More

    Employability student Ravi Sandhu

  • Mature student Lisa Clark had been working for Tesco for 19 years when she was made redundant. She enrolled on... Read More

    Employability student Lisa Clark

  • Connor Mitchell enrolled on a short college course to help him find a more stable, long term career. The 22-year-old... Read More

    Employability student Connor Mitchell

  • Twenty-year-old Chante Kai never thought she would be able to find work, but after completing a Futures Internship programme at... Read More

    Futures Internship Student Chante Kai

  • After completing a Futures Internship programme twenty-year-old Ashley Blagrove was offered his first paid job as a mechanic general labourer... Read More

    Futures Internship Student Ashley Blagrove

  • Luke Turner chose to complete a Polymer Apprenticeship as he wanted to get paid at the same time as learning.... Read More

    Polymer Apprentice Luke Turner

  • It’s been a busy few years for 23-year-old Liam Mahon, who is waving goodbye to the college after five years of study. Liam, who... Read More

    GCSE student Liam Mahon

  • While one set of exams is enough for most people, hardworking Aleksandar Vidanovic decided to study for his GCSEs at the same time as... Read More

    GCSE student Aleksandar Vidanovic

  • Habon Ali has come a long way since arriving in England from Syria four years ago, and after starting off on a basic English... Read More

    GCSE student Habon Ali

  • William Sims decided to come to college so he could combine his A Levels with a practical engineering course. The 18-year-old said: “There was... Read More

    A Level student William Sims

  • Eighteen-year-old Hartej Juss left a private school to come to college to study for his A Levels. He said: “I wanted a more relaxed... Read More

    A Level student Hartej Juss

  • After three years working in an abattoir Daniel Sambrook decided he wanted to improve his career options and returned to education to gain his... Read More

    A Level student Daniel Sambrook

  • Anisha Sahota is celebrating after picking up AAB in her AS Levels at City of Wolverhampton College. The 18-year-old said: “I’m really happy and... Read More

    A Level student Anisha Sahota

  • Kelly Bilboe was delighted to be named Travel and Tourism’s Student of the Year after completing her qualification with a triple distinction star. The... Read More

    Travel student Kelly Bilboe

  • Electrical apprentice Chen Thompson was delighted to be named Apprentice of the Year after becoming an advocate for women in the industry. The 25-year-old... Read More

    Electrical apprentice Chen Thompson

  • Being diagnosed as coeliac (gluten intolerance) two years ago sparked 17-year-old Ellie Jones’s interest in nutrition and, after completing the Level 3 diploma in... Read More

    Professional Cookery student Ellie Jones

  • Twenty-four-year-old Karolina Palskyte proudly shows off her uniform at the start of evening service at the prestigious Regency Hotel in Florence, where she worked... Read More

    Food and Beverage Service student Karolina Palskyte

  • After completing a business management degree and starting a PGCE qualification to become a teacher, 25-year-old Klaire Hamilton had a complete change of career... Read More

    Professional Cookery student Klaire Hamilton

  • “I’m proud to say that I’ve worked in an Italian bakery and learnt how to make a range of traditional products,” says 19-year-old Sonya... Read More

    Bakery student Sonya Mehmi

  • “He’s a very good cook,” said the owner of Bistrot Culinaria in Florence after 23-year-old Kieran Stubbs’s first day working as a chef in... Read More

    Professional Cookery student Kieran Stubbs

  • From work experience in the college’s Academy bakery to work experience in Florence, twenty-year-old Dionisie Vilcu has come a long way since moving to... Read More

    Bakery student Dionisie Vilcu

  • Getting a job at a Frankie and Benny’s restaurant whilst at school led 18-year-old Will Thomas to enrol for the Level 2 diploma in... Read More

    Food and Beverage Service student Will Thomas

  • After completing the Level 2 diploma in professional cookery 18-year-old Brandon Timms progressed to the Level 3 qualification and, as part of the course,... Read More

    Professional Cookery student Brandon Timms

  • Sandra Omokaro was delighted to be named a Creative Arts Student of the Year after her course ignited a passion for ceramics. The 17-year-old... Read More

    Art and Design Student Sandra Omokaro

  • Art and Design student Francesca Wainwright was delighted to be named Student of the Year, after returning to education to gain a qualification in... Read More

    Art and Design Student Francesca Wainwright

  • Motor vehicle student McKay Thompson is celebrating after his fast reactions won him a pile of tools in a skills challenge at a national exhibition. McKay worked... Read More

    Motor Vehicle student McKay Thompson

  • Matt Simmons, Health and Safety Advisor at Warwickshire County Council, enrolled on the college’s Health and Safety Level 5 course to help him progress... Read More

    Health and Safety student Matt Simmons

  • Former journalism apprentice Rob West is now a familiar face on our screens as a TV journalist for BBC Look East. Rob, who studied... Read More

    Former apprentice Rob West

  • “Coming to college has made me realise I have a lot more strength than I thought I had” says 42-year-old Priscilla Chana who is... Read More

    Counselling student Priscilla Chana

  • After being made redundant from her job in Customer Service, Helen Britain enrolled on one of the college’s pre-recruitment courses run in conjunction with... Read More

    Employability student Helen Britain

  • Ravi Sandhu was referred to an employability course run by the college in conjunction with retailers Home Bargains after being unemployed for six months.... Read More

    Employability student Ravi Sandhu

  • Mature student Lisa Clark had been working for Tesco for 19 years when she was made redundant. She enrolled on a course with the... Read More

    Employability student Lisa Clark

  • Connor Mitchell enrolled on a short college course to help him find a more stable, long term career. The 22-year-old said: “I had been... Read More

    Employability student Connor Mitchell

  • Twenty-year-old Chante Kai never thought she would be able to find work, but after completing a Futures Internship programme at Avenue House Residential are... Read More

    Futures Internship Student Chante Kai

  • After completing a Futures Internship programme twenty-year-old Ashley Blagrove was offered his first paid job as a mechanic general labourer in a garage. He... Read More

    Futures Internship Student Ashley Blagrove

  • Luke Turner chose to complete a Polymer Apprenticeship as he wanted to get paid at the same time as learning. The 21-year-old Injection Moulding... Read More

    Polymer Apprentice Luke Turner

  • George Holland was delighted to be promoted after completing his apprenticeship with his employer, One Plastics Group. The 24-year-old said: “I thought a Polymer... Read More

    Polymer Apprentice George Holland

  • Kevin Harris is carrying out a vital role maintaining ambulances across the West Midlands, after completing his Motor Vehicle qualifications at college. The 21-year-old... Read More

    Former Motor Vehicle student Kevin Harris

  • Richard Downing was working in a warehouse but decided to return to college as an adult learner to secure a more stable job. The... Read More

    Adult learner Richard Downing

  • Mature student Corey Humphries enrolled on a short college course to help him find a more stable, long term career. The 30-year-old former construction... Read More

    Adult learner Corey Humphries

  • Mature student Jem Griffiths decided to enrol on a sports coaching course at college to give him new skills and work experience in an... Read More

    Adult learner Jem Griffiths

  • Qualified gym instructor and fitness trainer Helen Thompson signed up for the college’s First Steps into Sports Coaching course to expand her knowledge and... Read More

    Adult learner Helen Thompson

  • After working his way up from the shop floor, 23-year-old Patrick James is now responsible for buying millions of pounds worth of stock each... Read More

    Former Engineering student Patrick James

  • In just six years Andrew Davies has progressed from being a Motor Vehicle novice to an Expert Hyundai Technician. The 22 year old started... Read More

    Former Motor Vehicle student Andrew Davies

  • Former bar worker Zoe Bannister wanted to find a more secure 9 till 5 job with real career progression. After realising she didn’t have... Read More

    Business Admin Apprentice Zoe Bannister

  • “I worked in an office for a week, but it wasn’t for me – I realised I wanted to do something hands-on instead”, said... Read More

    Motor vehicle student Emma Venables

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