Higher Education In this section Studying higher education Innovate 21 Competition Programmes Foundation degree programmes Top-up degree programmes Masters degree Professional qualifications Higher Apprenticeships North East Institute of Technology Research & Scholarly Activity Student life HE Information Meet our tourism, hospitality & events graduates Find out what our graduates thought about studying at New College Durham and how it has helped them to succeed and progress. Related information Kayley Fender Kayley had heard great things about our work placement opportunities and was drawn in by the friendly atmosphere. Sophie Risdale Sophie said she would 100% recommend New College Durham. She says graduating in Travel and Tourism Management was probably the best choice she has made in her life so far. Alison Gilmore Alison Gilmore studied at New College Durham 27 years ago and has built a strong reputation in the hospitality industry ever since.