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Fakhri Jafari: Mature student leaves her career to pursue Law

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Fakhri studied for her level 3 Diploma in Legal Studies at Lewisham Southwark College. The mature student spoke to our Alumni team about her decision to return to education and change her career. “I started to study Law at Lewisham Southwark College and it became an immediate hit with me,” said Fakhri. “This year I [Read more…]

Nona Smadu: Mature student expands her management skills

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Nona Smadu took a Management and Leadership NVQ Level 3 Course at Lewisham Southwark College in order to develop useful skills in her current role as Domestic and Catering Supervisor for Aramark UK, a company which provides food services to hospitals, universities, stadiums and other big business around the world. The mature student spoke to [Read more…]

Anne-Marie Chase: Teacher Training graduate works with disadvantaged job seekers

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Anne-Marie took a Teacher Training course at Lewisham Southwark College in 2014. She told the Alumni Team recently about her journey at college, and where her new qualification took her next. Before starting her college course, Anne-Marie had worked for several years as an advisor and trainer for the unemployed. This involved helping them find [Read more…]

Aurora Shannon: Graduate has had her name featured in over 70 film credits and has worked on some major motion pictures

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Aurora studied a BTEC National Diploma in Media Moving Image at Lewisham Southwark College. Now a Post-production Colourist at Double Negative Vancouver, Aurora has had her name featured in over 70 film credits and has worked on some major motion pictures. Proud moments and big name films Aurora’s job has given her many proud moments, [Read more…]

Jordan Cowley: HE student works for cutting edge creative agency

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Jordan Cowley studied HE Computer Science at Lewisham Southwark College, the equivalent to a university-level degree. He now uses his skills as a Junior Net Developer for Jabberwokie, a creative agency specialising in website design and development, based in Soho. “I have always had a passion for computing ever since I was a small child,” [Read more…]

Anne McBride: Family-orientated former student helps young people learn English

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

After studying her CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Lewisham Southwark College, Anne McBride now helps young non-English speakers to improve their English skills at her home. She does all this whilst caring for her family, and is working towards setting up her own business. “I’m part-teacher, part-cook, part-organiser, part-tour [Read more…]

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…]

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