VIPs with degrees
There are plenty of familiar faces that have studied for degrees. Some of them will have done courses that directly relate to what they do now but others may have studied something completely different! One thing to remember is that by going into higher education, no matter what you choose to study, you will gain loads of skills that will benefit you in all aspects of your future.
Take a look at these familiar faces. Are there any that surprise you?
Actor / Drama / University of Manchester
Broadcaster / Natural Sciences / University of Cambridge
Entrepreneur / Theatre and Spanish / University of Arizona
Astronaut / Chemical Engineering / Stanford University
Footballer / Journalism / Universidad Politecnia de Madrid
Athlete / Journalism and Media / University of Coventry
Former President of the United States / Political Science / University of Chicago
Actor & Musician / Dramatic Writing / New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Member of the Royal Family / Geography / University of St Andrew’s
Actor / Neuroscience / University of California
Athlete / Psychology / University of Sheffield
Prime Minister of New Zealand / Public Relations and Political Science / University of Waikato
YouTuber / Communications / University of Michigan
Architect / Architecture / London South Bank University
Journalist / History / University of Oxford
Fashion Designer / Print Fashion / Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design
Chancellor of Germany / Physics / University of Leipzig
Actor / English / Brown University
Comedian / Neurosurgery / University of London
Musician / Communication and Business / St John’s University
Influencer / Music / University of Oxford
Actor / Classics / University of Cambridge
Journalist & Newsreader / Politics / London School of Economics
YouTuber / Psychology / York University
Actor / Sports Information / University of Southern California
Actor / Law / University of New South Wales
Musician / English with African American Literature / University of Pennsylvania
As you can see lots of famous faces went into higher education and they got lots of benefits from doing so. Soon we’ll see you for a Year 8 visit, and we’ll spend more time in Year 8 finding out about the 50,000+ degrees available in the UK, how higher education can help you improve your social skills, life skills and job skills.
If you want a sneak peek, click through to our Year 8 home page in the box below:
Year 8 - HE familiarisation
You're now ready to take a look at our Year 8 pages. There you'll find a lot more information about higher education and student life.
Why not check out our Why Study? page to find out what our students really think about their courses and about student life.
Visit the University of Manchester's Why Study? page!