Colette Simpson was working in the hospitality industry as an assistant manager before she decided to take the leap and return to studying for a change in career. Colette had never been to university before, and had worked in hospitality since leaving sixth form.
While on a gap year teaching in India and Nepal, Colette felt she wanted to do something more meaningful with her career, and, coupled with personal experiences, decided her preferred route would be counselling.
Collette joined Newman University as a mature student, and studied a counselling foundation degree, which enabled her to continue working, and support her studies.
Colette felt the course at Newman University was perfect for her,...