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Jenny – PGCE

Alumni Jenny is now combining her experience supporting students in the education sector with her PGCE and working as a Job Coach Tutor.
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Katie – Access to Creative Arts

Mature student Katie returned to education after having her son and deciding it was time for a career change, using her artistic flair.
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Morwenna – Access to Medicine

A change of direction for Mowenna after moving away and starting university sparked a desire to follow a career in medicine.
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Steve – Access to Creative Media and Photography

Inspired by his daughter Deborah’s University course, Steve Kay returned to education at the age of 64 after a career in the Navy, to explore his interest in photography.
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Vanessa – BA (HONS) Applied Media

Alumni Vanessa found creative career roles in marketing and conservation as a direct result of graduating with a BA (Hons) Applied Media from University Centre Truro Penwith.
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Scarlet – FdSc Law with Business

Scarlet's determined mindset has meant she has followed up every opportunity available to her with impressive results!
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Roland’s Story

Deputy Team Leader, Roland, studied ILM Level 3 Leadership and Management and is now working towards acquiring his PGCE.
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Aaron’s Story

Aaron hopes to one day run his own kitchen, using the skills he has learned from Truro and Penwith College Apprenticeships.
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Tim – PGCE

Alumni Tim returned to Cornwall and quickly took steps to pursue his teaching career. After studying Level 3 Sport at Truro College himself, he returned during his University placement and taught on that same course.
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Beth’s Story

Budding manager Beth studied ILM Level 5 Leadership and Management as a way to improve her confidence.
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Lois’ Story

Blazing a trail for professional women, Lois has made history by being the first ever triple-award winner at the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards 2022.
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Sinead’s Story

Sinead studied an ILM Level 2 Award in Leadership & Management and has since had the confidence to apply for senior roles.
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