Alumni and Art and Design student, Rheanna Sorby, returned to Ashton Sixth Form College to speak to current students about her experience within the art industry. Rheanna currently owns her own printing company, Pig & Fig, specialising in kitchen and home. In 2013, Rheanna completed her studies in Textiles, Biology, Mathematics and Psychology. She then went on to study Textiles with Surface Design at the University of Huddersfield.
Health and Social Care students recently visited Bradford University to learn more about the range of courses available to them after they leave college.
Ashton Sixth Form College student, Samee Choudhury, has been accepted on to an incredibly competitive Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technology Solutions at Manchester Metropolitan University with CDL as a web developer.
Students on the full-time Public Services course at Ashton Sixth Form College were visited by guest speaker Richard Beswick, a Police Officer for GMP based in Ashton-Under-Lyne.
The Realising Aspirations programme at Ashton Sixth Form College offers all first-year Level 3 students the opportunity to ‘try out’ university study before begin making their applications. Nearly half of the first-year cohort enrolled this year across 15 exciting and wide-ranging subjects.
Ashton Sixth Form College’s annual careers fair took place on Monday, bringing together 74 exhibitors from across the UK. Imagine Your Future 2017 included 31 universities, 7 apprenticeship and training providers, 24 employers, 3 extra-curricular opportunities and 9 departments.
Students from our Performing Arts department travelled to the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts to gain an invaluable insight in to the audition process. Our dancers experienced life at LIPA and what it takes to get in a state of the art institution.
Former Business students, Luke McCormick and Ashley Hutchinson, returned to Ashton Sixth Form College to discuss careers and opportunities in accountancy with current students.
Dance and Performing Arts Students shone last night at the Collections Showcase. The showcase was a celebration of work from A Level Dance and BTEC Performing Arts students who entertained a packed out audience, showing off their assessed choreography and performance pieces.