Student profiles

Mengzi Li in cap and gown holding her graduation certificate

My years in Sheffield have been one of the best experiences of my life

Mengzi Li BA Education, Culture and Childhood

Mengzi Li reflects on her journey on the BA Education, Culture and Childhood and how it has helped to change her view of learning and develop a love for studying

Lucy Keeling at home

The skills and knowledge that I learned on the course continue to give me a broad outlook on education

Lucy Keeling BA Education, Culture and Childhood

Lucy Keeling is a trained teacher now working as a Literacy Advisor at All Aboard Learning on a phonics scheme, where she specialises in supporting struggling readers.

Gemma Tetley, BA ECC student

I was intrigued by the diverse range of modules offered surrounding a range of different aspects of childhood

Gemma Tetley BA Education, Culture and Childhood

Aspiring teacher, Gemma Tetley, enjoyed her placement in a primary school where she was able to fully immerse herself in the classroom environment, build relationships with students and teachers as well as building her confidence in the classroom.

Elizabeth Colbert at her graduation

The degree has massively helped in providing the basis for understanding in child development, but also for working with vulnerable populations

Elizabeth Colbert BA Education, Culture and Childhood

On completing the BA Education, Culture and Childhood, Libby Colbert progressed onto our MSc Psychology and Education (Conversion) and now works for YWCA Yorkshire as a project worker.

Florrie Hutchinson smiling

The nurturing way in which the course was overseen really helped with boosting my confidence and in preparing me to enter the workplace

Florrie Hutchinson BA Education, Culture and Childhood

Florrie graduated from our BA Education, Culture and Childhood, is employed as a Social Worker at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust.

BA ECC student, Molly Quinn

I could tailor my modules to gain a better understanding of what I wanted to do after university

Molly Quinn BA Education, Culture and Childhood

Molly was looking for a degree that would propel her towards a career working with young people and felt the course was a natural fit to gain the experience and skills she would need.

Photograph of Alex Hobman

The University of Sheffield has instilled within me a love of learning.

Alexandra Hobman BA Education, Culture and Childhood

Alexandra pays tribute to the course and teaching staff that gave her the breadth of understanding of Education and Childhood and the transferrable skills which have led to a rewarding job at Barnardo's charity.

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I hope that BA ECC will continue to be a springboard for others as it was for me

Chloe Jameson BA Education, Culture and Childhood

Speech and Language therapist, Chloe, was certain that she wanted to work with children, but wasn’t ready to commit to a specific pathway like teaching, the flexibility of this course let her focus on areas relevant to the postgraduate pathways she was considering.

Alice Price BA ECC student profile

As soon as I visited I knew I felt comfortable and safe in the city and now I never want to leave!

Alice Price BA Education, Culture and Childhood

After experiencing the best three years of her life, Education, Culture and Childhood student, Alice Price, has gained confidence to prepare her for life after university.

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I was able to tailor the degree to my own interests

Sarah Winstanley BA Education, Childhood and Culture

Sarah's expectations of the BA Education, Culture and Childhood were thoroughly exceeded. The knowledge she gained has supported her in several ways as she embarks on a teaching career.

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