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Eleonora Vitiello: Where my Access to Nursing course took me 

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Eleonora decided to change her career and become a nurse after experiencing illness in her family. She studied ESOL and Access to Nursing at Southwark College before studying at university and eventually achieving her ambition.     She agreed to speak to our Alumni Team about her experiences and how Southwark College helped her get where she is today [Read more…]

Priscilah Gicheru: How college helped me become a Psychiatric Nurse 

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Psychiatric Nurse, Priscilah Gicheru, studied her Level 3 BTEC in Health & Social Care at Lewisham Southwark College.    Here’s what she had to say about her career and how college helped her get where she is today.    “Whilst at Lewisham Southwark College, my intention was just to complete my diploma in Health and Social Care and then start [Read more…]

Bookkeeping training recognised with silver award

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Lewisham Southwark College has won a coveted South region Silver Award in the IAB (International Association of Bookkeepers)’ UK and International Business and Skills Awards 2017. The regional award, which was given to only a handful of IAB centres around the UK, recognises the College as a centre of excellence in bookkeeping and accounting training. [Read more…]

Alumni have the code for success

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Two former students from Lewisham Southwark College have shown their awesome computer programming skills having won a coding competition at Queen Marys University London. The pair – Showrov Abul and Nowman Islam – both gained a Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT at the College before going on to study for a Software Engineering degree [Read more…]

Health and Social Care graduate finds rewarding career in mental health care

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Health and Social Care graduate, Jade-Chanel Edwards, was able to fulfill her ambitions of working with people with mental health issues thanks to her time studying at Lewisham Southwark College.   “I always knew what I wanted to do career-wise,” Jade-Chanel told our Alumni team. “I have a brother who suffers from mental health issues [Read more…]

Former dance students star in thought-provoking new show

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Three former students from Lewisham Southwark College performed in a cutting-edge dance production at Camden People’s Theatre on 30 September. Students Elliot Minogue-Stone, Diogo Fernandes de Jesus and Tyrrell Foreshaw – under their stage persona of ‘the Hairy Heroines’ – appeared in ‘As We Like It’, a playful, provocative piece which explores the concept of [Read more…]

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