Blackpool and the Fylde College Graduates: On the right career path

This Blackpool and The Fylde College student is proving that it is never too late to apply for a degree course and achieve greatness.

Tuesday, 10th July 2018, 11:49 am
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:59 pm
Hollie O'Reilly
Hollie O'Reilly

Having worked in a job she did not enjoy for two years, Hollie O’Reilly felt it was time to follow her passion for computing and sign up for a B&FC degree in Interactive Media Development.

Three years later and the 24-year-old, from Layton, is graduating from her programme at Blackpool and The Fylde College with a first class honours degree from Lancaster University.

She said: “I really enjoyed my course and picked it because it covered a lot of different specialities and gave me lots of skills that are important for my career.

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“One thing which stands out was going to Rossall School on my placement and working with their digital marketing team, which gave me a great experience of working in industry.”

B&FC’s computing staff were celebrating a successful year this year with more than 80 per cent of graduating students securing networking jobs before leaving College, while the remaining had arranged interviews or were planning further study.

B&FC offers more than 60 degrees accredited by Lancaster University, a top 10 UK institution and 2018 Times and Sunday Times University of the Year.

It’s not too late to apply and change your world.

Go to www.blackpool.ac.uk