Welcome to Warrington & Vale Royal College's Alumni page.
After completing his Level 3 Advanced Professional Cookery course, former student Russell Wood began working at Manchester House restaurant, a popular fine dining restaurant in Manchester city centre. He then moved on to Moor Hall, an Ormskirk-based hotel and restaurant with two Michelin Stars.
Russell regularly returns to the college to deliver cooking masterclasses to our current hospitality & culinary arts students, sharing his technical skills and industry experience.
Previous Level 3 Travel & Tourism student Tegan Morrison successfully completed her course with flying colours in 2021. Tegan, former student of Irlam & Cadishead Academy, then went on to secure a cabin crew position with Ryanair, a job she absolutely loves.
Tegan says: “I love being able to travel and meet new people. Every day is different and I need to be hard-working and quick-thinking. My course definitely helped me to get this job; I was shortlisted thanks to my qualification. During my training, I was able to relate what I was learning back to what I learned at college. Studying Level 3 Travel & Tourism has helped me to get my dream job!”
Former Level 3 Health & Social Care student Ethan Harkin chose to study health & social care because he wanted to help people and make a real difference. Ethan is now studying Psychology at the University of Chester and dreams of becoming a counsellor in the future.
Ethan would definitely recommend studying health & social care, saying: “This course offers something for everyone and covers a wide range of topics. Studying health & social care opens up so many opportunities.”
After completing her Level 3 Graphic Design course, Téa Hewitt progressed onto the University of Huddersfield to continue her studies. Téa believes her college course was a great preparation for university, saying: “I loved my time at the college. The graphic design course taught me everything I needed to know about graphic design before going to university and lots of other important skills.”
After graduating, Téa began a freelance career and even won a prestigious D&AD New Blood award, a competition designed for students, graduates and aspiring creatives.