Chester Cathedral hosts College’s Graduation Ceremony

Successful students from across Cheshire will celebrate their achievements at South Cheshire College / West Cheshire College’s Higher Education Graduation Ceremony on 16 November at Chester Cathedral.

The ceremony will celebrate the success of more than 200 students who have studied at the College’s Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

Keynote speaker for the event is entrepreneur Tony Stone who co-founded the porridge firm Stoats. Initially based in Scotland, Stoats has gained national listings in both Tesco and Waitrose as well as provided 10,000 porridge bars to runners in the 2007 New York Marathon and 26,000 bowls of porridge to athletes at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Students graduating have studied more than xx different higher education qualifications including Foundation Degrees in subjects such as ICT, Travel and Tourism and Public Services; as well as professional qualifications such as AAT Diploma in Accounting, CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management and CMI Diploma in Management.

Jasbir Dhesi, Principal and Chief Executive at South Cheshire College / West Cheshire College, said: “This is our first Graduation Ceremony since we merged earlier this year and we are very excited to welcome our graduates and their families, friends and employers to this prestigious event at Chester Cathedral.

“All our courses are dedicated to ensuring that our students leave us with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to make the next step, so we are always delighted to see them moving forward in their careers. Whether this means progressing to higher level qualifications, starting their own business, or entering their chosen career, we are extremely proud of all our students’ achievements.”

South Cheshire College / West Cheshire College’s Higher Education and Professional courses enable people of all ages and backgrounds to gain qualifications from Level 3 to Level 7. As an Associate College of the University of Chester, the College can also offer those undertaking a Foundation Degree awarded by the University a range of progression routes and other additional benefits.