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Student Soundbites

Kassy TroshkovaArt & Design

Kassy Troshkova

Course: Fine Art

Soundbite: 

"I love art and the programme at Farnham is perfectly balanced, allowing space for technical and personal development! The teachers are great and the small class sizes allow for one-to-one talks."

Next step: Go to university or study abroad

Ultimate ambition: To work at Disney's animation studios


Callum Davies

Callum Davies

Course: Graphic Design

Soundbite: 

"The course is great as it gives you a look into what the career might be like if you choose to do that subject."

Next step: Pursue a career in Media or Graphics.

Ultimate ambition: Undecided


Kirsty FlynnBusiness & Finance

Kirsty Flynn

Course: Business Studies

Soundbite:

"My tutor is friendly, bubbly and always up for a laugh. She knows how to get the information across, but also delivers a passion for the subject."

Next step: Go to university to study Art, then start her own business.

Ultimate ambition: To become an Art Therapist or Interior Designer.


Jonathan Lassiter

Jonathan Lassiter

Course: Business

Soundbite:

"I like that we are given a lot of independent learning, which helps you learn self-motivation skills."

Next step: Start his own business.

Ultimate ambition: Run his own haulage company.


Francesca MurrayEnglish

Francesca Murray

Course: English Literature

Soundbite:

"The tutors are all so approachable. You can email them questions at any time and you’ll always get a response."

Next step: Go to university to study Business or Psychology.

Ultimate ambition: To work in Business, HR or Management.


Sophie CrowHealth & Social Care

Sophie Crow

Course: Health & Social Care BTEC

Soundbite: 

"I have gained a lot of experience from work placements which has helped me gain confidence and diverse communication skills."

Next step: Studying Midwifery at King's College London in September.

Ultimate ambition: To become a Midwife.

 


Joseph Strickland 2Humanities

Joseph Strickland

Course: History

Soundbite:

"It’s really important to revise, but also have fun. It’s important to get the balance right as you want to make the most out of college."

Next step: Have a gap year then go to university.

Ultimate ambition: To become a Teacher or Psychiatrist.


Catherine Bookham

Catherine Bookham

Course: Geography

Soundbite:

"The College has opened new opportunities for me inside and outside of education."

Next step: Go to university and study Architecture.

Ultimate ambition: To become an Architect.



Jack RhodesComputing, ICT & Gaming

Jack Rhodes

Course: Games Development

Soundbite:

"Finding friends who have the same interests is not hard at College."

Next step: Go to university.

Ultimate ambition: To become a Game Developer.



Haydn Coombes

Haydn Coombes

Course: Information Technology

Soundbite:

"The College really strives to support you to succeed, so I feel like the tutors take interest in all of their students."

Next step: Currently works as a surveyor for a well-known architectural company.

Ultimate ambition: To climb the employment ladder at his place of work.


Rawa MusaMathematics

Rawa Musa

Course: Mathematics

Soundbite:

"My tutor explains the course in small understandable chunks and is always willing to go over what you have learnt as many times as you need."

Next step: Go to university to study Dentistry or Biomedical Science.

Ultimate ambition: To purse a career in Science.


Holly MayesMedia

Holly Mayes

Course: Media BTEC

Soundbite:

"BTEC Media is about creating something which makes people think 'wow!'"

Next step: Go to university to study Media Production.

Ultimate ambition: Undecided - studying a varied course at university which will help her decide.


Elizabeth CollinsMusic 

Elizabeth Collins

Course: Music Technology

Soundbite:

"My course tutor is really knowledgeable and has greatly helped me to build up my confidence when performing."

Next step: To continue with her music by writing new songs.

Ultimate ambition: To carry on with her music career as a singer.


Joel LodderPhotography

Joel Lodder

Course: Photography

Soundbite:

"The course tutors have a lot of experience in the working world, so you feel as if you are gaining the best knowledge from them."

Next step: Go to university to study Photography.

Ultimate ambition: To work as a Cameraman in the Film Industry.


Abbie TaylorScience

Abbie Taylor

Course: Biology

Soundbite:

"You can tell the tutors enjoy teaching their courses as they are really enthusiastic and always helpful."

Next step: Go to university to study Medical Microbiology.

Ultimate ambition: To have a career in medical research, particularly cancer research.


Hannah JonesSport & Exercise Science

Hannah Jones

Course: Physical Education

Soundbite:

"I am part of the England Women’s Development Programme, and my tutor is really supportive of my cricket outside of College."

Next step: Go to university to carry on studying.

Ultimate ambition: To work as a PE Teacher or Cricket Coach.

 

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