Alumni Stories

Month: March 2016

Shannon Sims: Health and Social care student sets her sights high

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Before Shannon studied Health and Social Care at Lewisham College, she was unsure about what she wanted to do – the most important thing was that she got to help people. Now working as part of the customer service team at Grove Medical Centre, our former student has the opportunity to make a difference every [Read more…]

How to be more productive at work or college

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Since the advent of the smartphone, our attention span has rapidly decreased. A study by Microsoft in 2015 concluded that our average attention span has decreased from twelve seconds to eight seconds since 2000. That’s officially shorter than a goldfish, who come in at nine seconds. So what does this mean for our productivity? Concentrating [Read more…]

Could you be a freelancer?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Ever wondered if you could escape the monotony of the same desk, the same coffee mug and the same old faces every day? A lot of people like the security of a permanent job, and there are many advantages, but if you’ve found yourself daydreaming of working from the Bahamas, you may well be after [Read more…]

Dispelling the myths about apprenticeships

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Do you have the wrong idea about apprenticeships? Apprenticeships are a brilliant option for 16-24 year olds who want to get paid while they study, receive on the job training in a huge range of industries and gain a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to either GCSE’s, A Levels or a university degree. So, let’s get [Read more…]