Alumni Success stories

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Jac Cannon

Before Jac Cannon joined the team at Greenlight TV as a Production Technician and Editor, he studied the Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production at UCM which then led him to remain on-island to pursue a BA (Hons) degree in Visual Communication…

Naomi Bettridge Website Alumni Success Story

Naomi Bettridge

Naomi Bettridge studied the Foundation Degree in Art at UCM for a year before pursuing her BA (Hons) degree in Illustration at Middlesex University. Since graduating, Naomi has worked in her desired creative field, on island.

The Foundation degree of…

Sarah Kerruish Web Success Story

Sarah Kerruish

Sarah Kerruish joined us as a mature student and went on to not only achieve her dream of gaining a degree, but she also achieved an incredible mark of 92% on her dissertation, was awarded Student of the year, produced research which is benefiting th…

Drew Flemming Success Story

Drew Flemming

Drew Flemming recently graduated from UCM with a degree in BA (Hons) Event Management & Marketing, and during his studies, also worked for 'Extra Fancy' a local hospitality company who create unique themed pop-ups and events on island.

Starting o…

Emma Sayle Success Story

Emma Sayle

Emma Sayle recently graduated from UCM with a Masters’ in Business and Sustainable Practice which she completed through the Work Based integrative Studies (WBIS) programme that allowed her to work and gain industry experience whilst gaining her degre…

Emma Hodgson Sucess Story

Emma Hodgson

For any young person, keeping up with your studies whilst working or maintaining a social life, can be a tricky balancing act. 20-year-old Foundation Sports degree student, Emma Hodgson, has the added pressure of fitting in her swimming training for …

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Ed Leeming

For Ed Leeming, studying Creative Media at UCM provided him with an opportunity to explore and develop his skills in a variety of creative formats.

During his studies, Ed had the opportunity to complete a work experience placement with 3FM and is now…

Jess Christian Success Story

Jess Christian

Studying music is an expressive and creative pathway, and for music student, Jess Christian, it is an area she is extremely passionate about.
After completing her GCSE's, Jess knew she was ready to move away from the traditional high school environ…

Connor Prescott Success Story

Connor Prescott

Passionate sportsman, Connor Prescott, began his studies at UCM with the Level 2 Sports Industry Skills course, and has now progressed to graduate from the Sports Coaching Degree Programme, with his sights set on coaching in the states one day.


Daryl Holden Success Story

Daryl Holden

For Daryl Holden, studying Horticulture (Level 3) at University College Isle of Man (UCM), provided him with an opportunity to completely change his career path, and begin working outdoors, in an environment which suited his hands-on and creative ski…


Lisa Osborn

When mature student, Lisa Osborn, decided to return to education and study BSc Cybersecurity locally at University College Isle of Man (UCM), with no previous computing background, she never expected to be graduating top of her class, with first-clas…

Marion Forest

Marion Forrest

When Marion Forrest joined the Drawing & Painting leisure course at University College Isle of Man (UCM), she would never have imagined that she would one day collaborate with fellow students to write and illustrate a book!


Seven years ago, Mar…


Callum Staley

For Callum Staley, the flexibility of studying the BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree at University College Isle of Man (UCM) whilst continuing to run his videography, photography and web design business, was an important factor which encouraged him …