Meet our Access to HE graduates

Find out what our Access to HE graduates thought about studying at New College Durham and how it has helped them to succeed and progress.

Recent graduates of our Access to HE programme have progressed to over 40 different degree programmes at 15 different universities. 

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Chelsea Pollin - Access to HE

Chelsea Pollin

Chelsea gained the qualifications she needed to progress to study adult nursing at Sunderland University.

Monica Lee - Access to HE

Monica Lee

Monica gained invaluable skills and progressed to study at university.

Rebecca Smith - Access to HE

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca progressed to study Social Work at New College Durham.

Sophie Wollaston - Access to HE

Sophie Wollaston

Sophie will study at Newcastle University when she returns from her gap year to Australia.

Grant Allenby - Access to HE

Grant Allenby

Grant gained the qualifications and skills he needed to progress to study for a degree at university.

Carla Manship - Access to HE

Carla Manship

Carla progressed to university to study BSC (Hons) Physiotherapy and is now employed by Yorkshire Ambulance Service as a Patient Transport Team Leader.

Carys-Iona Lant - Access to HE

Carys-Iona Lant

Carys-Iona described her time at New College Durham as fun, encouraging and inspiring.  She is now working as a Speech and Language Therapist.

Alison Brazell CS

Alison Brazell

Access to HE student Alison juggled her family and work commitments alongside her studies at New College Durham.

Helen Tait CS

Helen Tait

Helen fitted studying for the Access to HE qualification around her family commitments and has now progressed to a degree in Nursing at Northumbria University.

Sarah Bates - Access to HE - Health

Sarah Bates

Sarah progressed to study BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies at Teesside University.