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Uxbridge College HNC and HND Students Celebrate Their Success

Uxbridge College students have entered the final year at university or boosted their employment prospects thanks to their HNC and HND successes.The graduates received their BTEC HNC Level 4 and BTEC HND Level 5 Diplomas from Uxbridge College Governor, Mike Crane.

Students Celebrate Their SuccessAt the ceremony at Brunel University the students wore traditional gowns and mortar boards to officially graduate in their qualifications. HNCs and HNDs are Higher Education Courses taught at university level at Uxbridge College. HNDs can offer access to a "top-up degree" where students enter an honours degree course in the final year.

During the ceremony awards were presented to graduates in Business, Computing & Games Development, Computing & Systems Development, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Health & Social Care,Travel & Tourism Management and Sport (Coaching & Development).

Laraine Smith, Principal of Uxbridge College, said: Congratulations to all our HNC and HND graduates on achieving their qualifications.It was wonderful to see everyone in their gowns and mortar boards, and during our celebrations afterwards to hear more about where their successes are taking them; whether to a top-up degree or straight into employment. These qualifications are where university level education, professional skills and a cost-effective route to completing a degree all come together, making them a brilliant option whatever your plans for the future.

Over fifty percent of the College's HND graduates each year go on to top-up degrees at universities around the UK.

Published in Further and Higher Education on 16 November 2016.
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