Alumni Success Stories

Hopwood Hall College is the perfect place to achieve your dreams. In fact, we don’t just tell our students to dream big – we tell them to reach for the stars!

Over the years, this message – combined with hard work and determination – has meant that our learners have gone on to accomplish great things in all walks of life.

There really have been countless success stories from those who joined us when they were just 16. We’ve seen our alumni become CEOs of international companies, secure roles that allow them to travel the world, and even pick up gold medals at the Olympic Games.

When you start your own journey at Hopwood Hall, you’ll be following in their footsteps. We hope this is a fantastic source of inspiration for anyone who wants to turn their passion and talent into a thriving career.

Be sure to have a look at the amazing alumni below. We hope their stories will motivate you to break down barriers, chase your dreams and find your own success in the world.

Dylan Shann
Dylan Shann Cabin Crew for easyJet Studied: Travel & Tourism

Dylan was so impressed with the facilities at the college that he just knew he had to study here. It was a fantastic decision – especially since he’s already in his dream job!

“I wouldn’t be where I am today without the wonderful tutors at Hopwood It was a very uplifting environment!”

Ella O’Mahony
Ella O’Mahony Travel Agent Apprentice at Hays Travel Studied: Travel & Tourism

Ella chose to study Travel & Tourism after attending an open event at Hopwood Hall. She found the tutors to be both knowledgeable and passionate – and instantly knew that the course was for her.

“Choosing Travel & Tourism was the best decision I have ever made. It’s so fun, everyday was new and exciting – I never wanted it to end!”

Mark Doma
Mark Doma Accounts Administrator, Clarity Business Travel Studied: Travel & Tourism

Mark’s got the world at his feet after attending Hopwood. It’s a journey that began when he enrolled to study Travel and Tourism after deciding that he’d love to work in the travel industry.

“Lots of jobs are linked to Travel & Tourism, which makes it a great industry to get into. My course was a fantastic way to gain the skills and qualifications required to get into the industry”

Stacey McDonagh
Stacey McDonagh Cabin Crew, Ryanair Studied: Travel and Tourism

Stacey had sky-high expectations when she chose her course. She’s now living a jet-set lifestyle having secured her dream job on the same day that she got her exam results.

“Since I was 12 I’ve always wanted to go and see loads of different places and make memories – and now my job allows me to do just that. I’m ready to go all over the world”

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