Very High Standards for Greenhead Students in Higher Education06 March 2018
Recently published data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows that Greenhead College students achieved outstanding results in their degree course.
84.96% of graduates in the 2016-17 academic year obtained a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree, compared to the Sixth Form College average of 78.62% and state sector average of 76.94%.
These excellent standards are also reflected in the proportion of students obtaining top degrees from leading Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities. 89.58% of graduates in the 2016-17 academic year – almost 300 students – achieved a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree, compared to the Sixth Form College average of 87.78% and state sector average of 86.84%.
College Principal Simon Lett said:
“Due to a combination of innovative teaching and personalised support, Greenhead College students are able to obtain high grades in their A Levels and maintain these standards at university. These results further illustrate why we are the leading Sixth Form College in the region for A Levels”.