An apprentice from South Thames College has won an accolade for her achievements from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners at an awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
27-year-old Liliana Jenaru was recognised for her fast career progression and achievements in her work-based learning during her time at the College.
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Over 2000 people were welcomed at South Thames College and inspired by a showcase of career paths and training opportunities. Hosted at the Wandsworth Campus, The Skills Show Experience gave visitors from across London the chance to ‘Have a Go’ at more than 50 activities and speak to around 40 employers, colleges and training providers.
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A performing arts student from South Thames College has landed an out-of-this-world opportunity, playing a lead role in the forthcoming Star Wars film.
22-year-old John Boyega will star in Star Wars VII alongside Hollywood veterans Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, who will be reprising their roles as Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker. Although no official announcement has been made about his part, it is speculated that Boyega will play a Jedi in-training.