Schools/Colleges in the North West

Runshaw College, Leyland Amy_Calderbank

Name: Amy Calderbank

University Course: Biological Studies

Graduated: Summer 2010

What did you study at sixth form?

A levels in Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, General Studies

What attracted you to come to Reading?

Reading has a good reputation for research and the campus is very attractive.

What has been the best thing about your time here?

The people I have met and the friends I have made.

What are your plans for the future?

I am planning on joining the Navy.

Kings School, Chester

Name: Alex Berry

University Course: Real Estate

Graduated: Summer 2010

What did you study at sixth form?

A levels in French, Spanish and Economics

What attracted you to come to Reading?

I visited on open day and thought the campus was lovely and I also really liked Reading town centre. On top of this, the reputation of the course is excellent.

What has been the best thing about your time here?

The friends I've made, also getting involved in sports here, in particular the rowing.

What are your plans for the future?

I've been offered a scholarship to do a MA in Planning Practice and Research at Cardiff University.

Kings School, Macclesfield Emily_Knight

Name: Emily Knight

University Course: Biological Sciences

Graduated: Summer 2010

What did you study at sixth-form?

A levels in Biology, Chemistry and Geology and AS levels in Critical Thinking and English Literature

What attracted you to come to Reading?

I wanted to study at a campus University and everyone at Reading was really friendly. I was also attracted to the fact that the course was flexible.

What has been the best thing about your time at Reading?

Meeting lots of new people and also feeling like I've really grown up while I've been here!

What are your plans for the future?

I am planning to go travelling to give me time to decide what I'd like to do in the future.

St. Mary's College, Crosby (Merseyside)

Name: Christopher Hampson

University Course: BA History and Politics

Graduated: Summer 2007

What did you study at sixth form?

A levels in History, Drama, Theology and Ethics, Classics and General Studies

What attracted you to come to Reading?

The course, staff, accommodation and location.

What has been the best thing about your time here?

Being able to tailor the degree to suit my interests. The sense of community, particularly within halls of residence.

What are your plans for the future?

I am currently working in Higher Education. I would possibly like to do some postgraduate study in the future.

 

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