Why Abingdon & Witney College?
When you’re making big decisions about your future you want to be sure your making the right choices. We understand that there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to your education and the huge range of options available for you to choose from reflects this. From vocational courses to apprenticeships, there will be something that suits you, giving you the best possible chance to make your education and of course your future, your own!
Our student success stories truly reflect the hard work and dedication of the students as well as the encouragement and inspiration from our teaching staff. Read what they have to say below:
Lewis Watson, Singer/Songwriter
Lewis was on our Extended Diploma in Music Technology and was signed to a major record label whilst on the course. In early 2013, Watson toured Australia supporting Birdy, and he also played a few surprise gigs in various locations.
Jasper Dent, Engineer
Jasper is now engineering at top London studio Britannia Row – he was very successful whilst on our course and went on to graduate from the University of West London.
Charly Wenman, Canine Hydrotherapist
Charly completed her Extended Diploma in Animal Management at the college, including a week of work experience in her first year. She got on so well on her placement that she was offered a part time job around her studies. Upon completing the course Charly was then offered a full time position and is now being put through further qualifications by her employer to allow her to become a fully qualified canine Hydrotherapist.
Lara Griffiths, World Class Development Programme – Dressage, UK Sport
Lara completed our BSc Equine Science course in 2010 and shortly after was approached by the Bechtolsheimers and became a stable jockey. After three years at the Bechtolsheimers Lara was wild carded on the World Class Development Programme, funded by UK Sport, meaning she is well on the way to completing her ultimate goal – a gold medal for Great Britain.
Ella Martini, Singer/Songwriter
Ella began gigging around the UK at 15 and has recently supported Jess Glynne, MNEK and Nizlopi’s Luke Concannon, building her reputation and fan base. In 2014 she was shortlisted for the highly credited MOBO Unsung Award.