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Level 3 Students celebrate Results success

Our Level 3 and T Level students celebrated Results Day on Thursday 17 August, and with it came some great achievements. We spoke to several Level 3 students about their aspirations for the future and their experiences whilst studying at EKC Canterbury College.

Jazz, Animal Management

Jazz received a DMM in her qualification and is now progressing to a HND (Higher National Diploma) in Applied Animal Science, through our Higher Education provision.

Luke, UAL Performing Arts

After two years of hard work, Luke achieved a Distinction in Performing Arts. He actively participated in many shows at our Lanfranc theatre and is now enrolling at Rose Bruford College to specialise in American Theatre Arts.

Evie, UAL Performing Arts

Performing Arts student Evie is also heading to Rose Bruford College to study American Theatre Arts. She has excelled in her course this year, earning a Distinction grade.

Reflecting on her time at College, she said:

“The Acting course I studied has not only enhanced my performance skills, but also my personal growth. The support from my class and my lecturer, Sarah, has been exceptional.  I have received so many opportunities thanks to my course!"

Bethany, Health and Social Care

Bethany received a B in Health and Social Care studies, from strength to strength in not only her course, but in extra-curricular opportunities, becoming SU President for her second year. She has been accepted to study Psychology at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Speaking of her College experience, Bethany said:

"I chose to study Health and Social Care to discover different elements of the industry. My course had great placement opportunities and I got to spend two days a week at a special needs school this year.

I am now so much more confident and has given me experience that will support my future career plans.

I became the SU President, which was my biggest achievement, and was able to host events, run trips and be the head of student voice. In this time, I raised money for charity, raised awareness for different causes, hosted trips and events including our first ever Prom."

It has also been a successful year for all Health and Social Care students, with every single one passing the course, and 93% achieving a Merit or Distinction grade.

Poppy, Music Performance and Production

Joining EKC Canterbury College has led to great things for Poppy over the duration of her course. She has received a Distinction, and has been accepted into BIMM Manchester to focus her talents in Music Marketing, Media and Communications.

Poppy said: "College has given me the ability to make my crazy ideas a reality. They were so supportive, and I was even able to go to Spain to perform as part of my final project. My tutors Karl and Aaron were fantastic, and I have met so many wonderful people. I never thought I'd go to university - but how the tables have turned!"

Viola, Creative Writing and Journalism

Viola achieved a Merit in Level 3 Creative Writing and Journalism.

Speaking about their experiences, they said: "I chose to study at College so I was in a better position to excel in my career as a creative. I have always been interested in writing novels, poetry and scripts, and this course has helped me gain the skills I need for it.

"During my time at College I have had one of my own books printed and been to a school to read to their students. I am now in a fantastic position to embark on my career as a freelance writer and illustrator. I am currently in the process of getting one of my books published!

"My advice to future students - be patient and be yourself; there's nothing better than being yourself!"

James, Computing

James’ outstanding performance in Computing this year has led to a grade of Distinction*/Distinction/Distinction. He will be studying Computer Science at the University of Kent, with a year in industry.

Abby, Animal Management

Achieving a Distinction/Distinction/Merit grade in her Extended Diploma, and is now running her own dog walking business , using the skills that she has gained during the Animal Management course.

It has not just been EKC Canterbury College students celebrating success today, with students from EKC Ashford College, EKC Broadstairs College, EKC Dover College, EKC Folkestone College, and EKC Sheppey College also collecting their BTEC Level 3 and T Level results. More than 22 per cent received a Distinction, and over 25 per cent achieved a Merit, meaning it’s been another great year for the Group’s Ofsted Outstanding provision.

Our Chief Executive Officer at EKC Group, Graham Razey, said: “It’s absolutely wonderful to see our students collecting their results today and I’m incredibly proud of each and every one of them. This year is particularly special, as we’re witnessing the first cohort of T Level learners collecting their results and I couldn’t be more pleased with how they’ve all done.”

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