Meet our business & management graduates

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

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Gill Irving - BA (Hons) Management

Gill Irving

Gill chose to study at New College Durham after completing a foundation degree at Durham University.

Fiona Edwards

Fiona Edwards

Fiona now works full-time as a Hotel Services Supervisor for the NHS Foundation Trust.

Michelle Briege

Michelle Briege

Michelle said she knew she wanted to study at New College Durham after an introductory talk at her school in Nürnberg, Germany.

Juliane Gutsch

Juliane Gutsch

Juliane chose to come to New College Durham as it provided her with the opportunity to study in a foreign country.

Marisa Kennett CS

Marisa Kennett

Marisa successfully completed Level 3 Business Administration and FdA Business & Management at New College Durham. 

Sarah Trepte

Sarah Trepte

Sarah started as a work placement at New College Durham, but enjoyed her time that much she came back as a student.

Pia Keuester CS

Pia Kuester

Following her studies at New College Durham, Pia is hoping to become a sales management trainee with a prestigious hotel chain.

Lorraine Holding CS

Loraine Holding

Former Student, Loraine is hoping her degree success will lead to promotion.

Denise Fessey - Managment & Administration

Denise Fessey

Denise Fessey previously completed a HND at the college in 1988, based at the College's old Neville's Cross site. Following a successful career Denise decided to return to education for career progression and security.

Angela Mulholland

Angela Mulholland

Angela, who works at Durham County Council, returned to New College Durham to complete her BA (Hons) Management.

Laura McGarth

Laura McGrath

Part-time student Laura progressed from a HNC through to an honours degree throughout her time at New College Durham, alongside working full-time.