Excellent Progression

The college is dedicated towards supporting you in achieving your ambitions and preparing you for your next steps.

Studying at Bury College gives you the chance to gain the skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications to progress on to the route that best suits your career goals.

The opportunities available at Bury College allows you to:

  • Join over 700 students who progress on to university each year to study an impressive range of subjects including Zoology, Physics and Adult Nursing.
  • Gain career-enhancing work experience which can lead to employment in a wide range of industries.
  • Secure a high quality, career focussed apprenticeship or higher apprenticeship.

From doctors and paramedics to performers and accountants, Bury College is proud of its many students who have accomplished great success after completing their Bury College studies.

Whatever your progression route, staff can help with mock interviews, CV production, completing application forms and general interview skills.

Below is a selection of just some of our former students and the exceptional careers they have progressed on to:

A Level

Saeed Atcha

Saeed Atcha

Former School: Ladybridge High School

Bury College qualifications: A Level Media (B), English Language (B), Business (C)

Progression: Manchester Metropolitan University

Current job role: CEO of Xplode Magazine

Gabriella Hayden

Gabriella Hayden

Former School: Harper Green School

Bury College qualifications: A Level Chemistry (A*), Biology (A*), Mathematics (A)

Progression: The University of Manchester

Current job role: Junior Doctor

Daniel Kennedy

Daniel Kennedy

Former School: Parrenthorn High School

Bury College qualifications: A Level Mathematics (A*), Further Mathematics (A*), Chemistry (A*) and Physics (A*)

Current job role: PhD student in Germany


Lewis Fouracre

Lewis Fouracre

Former School: St Monica’s RC High School

Bury College qualifications: Health and Social Care (Cadet Scheme)

Progression: Manchester Royal Infirmary

Current job role: Emergency Medical Technician for the North West Ambulance Service

Holly Rostron

Holly Rostron

Former School: Bury Church of England High School

Bury College qualification: Extended Diploma in Performing Arts and Drama and Theatre Studies A Level

Progression: Bird College of Dance and Theatre Performance

Current job role: Performer

Rebecca Mcdonald

Rebecca McDonald

Former School: Broad Oak Sports College

Bury College qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Professional Patisserie

Progression: Slattery Patisserie

Current job role: Dessert Chef at Slattery Patisserie


Stephanie Moyle

Stephanie Moyle

Former School: Ladybridge High School

Bury College qualification: Business Administration Level 2 and 3

Current job role: Primary School Office Manager


Giancarlo Paolucci

Former School: St Cuthbert’s RC High School

Bury College qualification: AAT Accounting Level 2

Current job role: Senior Finance Officer

Be part of the Bury College success! We love to keep in touch with our former students and find out how their careers are moving forward. Help us to inspire and encourage our future students and demonstrate the wide range of opportunities available on completion of a Bury College course.

Join us now!

Email: alumni@burycollege.ac.uk


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