Emma Hide ex Telford College student | careers

Charlton Secondary School

Emma Hide

I'm now studying geography at Cambridge University

"If you have a lot of drive and enjoy freedom then Telford College is the place to study."


Idsall School


I’m now on a football
scholarship in America

"I’ve learned so much about sport, and the body while I’ve been here, as well as other practical skills, and the training facilities at the college
are great."


student Brendan O'keeffe

Thomas Telford School

Brendan O'Keeffe

I’m now studying law at University of Birmingham 

"Telford College offered me the chance to take my chosen subjects, I’m so grateful that I have been able to repay the faith they have shown in me."

Student successes at Telford College | careers

james watkins catering student at Telford college

Abraham Darby Academy

James Watkins

I’m now a chef in Jamie’s Italian in Birmingham

"It’s great to come back to college and talk about my story to inspire students."


Madeley Academy

Leia Watts

I’m now studying a foundation degree health and social care.

"Coming to college has been a fantastic decision – I love health and social care and I want to become a midwife once I have finished my degree."


Ryann Fitchett Sports student

Hadley Learning Centre

Ryan Fitchett

I’m studying sports in partnership with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

"Telford College are really pushing me on and off the pitch – I’ve been blown away by the anatomy and physiology studies."



Burton Borough School

Harry Rowlings

I’m now an apprentice wiring harness technician
at HCI Systems 

"My apprenticeship taught me a whole range of important skills that has helped me both inside and outside of my career"


ERic Mensah film and media student

Telford Park School

Eric Mensah

I’m now studying film and media at Staffordshire University

"Competition with students at college has helped me to achieve my results."


Telford Priory School

David Austin

I’m now working as an architectural technologist with award-winning jmarchitects

"My time at college was great. I still talk to quite a lot of people I went here with, and it really prepared me for university."


 Students at Telford College can choose an academic, vocational or work-based learning route to suit their learning style. All options lead to high quality career routes and university study, whether choosing to study a degree qualification at Telford College or progressing to universities further from home.

Alex Turner ex-telford college student now professional photographer

Ercall Wood Technology College

Alex Turner

I’m now a professional underwater camera man in Plymouth

"If you are thinking of coming to college – go for it – talk to the staff, go to an open event and get yourself on the right course"


Holy Trinity Academy


Will Beddow

I’m now studying mathematics at Cambridge University

"Telford College offered a relaxed and really supportive environment, so I knew I’d be happy studying it there."




Mark Probert


Mark Probert

I’m now studying human biology at the University of Birmingham

"There’s lots to be a part of outside of the classroom at college. I met lots of new people and took part in a number of enrichment activities including badminton, running and football"