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Ryan Jackson

SJR Class of 2014
Studied at SJR
A level Biology
A level Chemistry
A level Mathematics
A level Physics
Where after
University of Salford
BEng Aeronautical Engineering 1st class
After St John Rigby College, Ryan enrolled onto an undergraduate course at the University of Salford. Once he graduated in July 2017 with First Class Honours, he was accepted onto a two year graduate scheme for BAE Systems. As part of this prestigious graduate scheme Ryan works closely with the MOD and with some of the most advanced military aircraft in the world, travelling the length and breadth of the country. Most recently, Ryan travelled to Saudi Arabia working with their Airforce. Alongside his graduate scheme/ Ryan is also studying towards a Masters degree with Cranfield University so he can eventually achieve Engineering Chartership with the ultimate dream of working in Qatar.
“Enjoy college! I really enjoyed how friendly and outgoing the students and staff were. I made some very good friends during my time at SJR; I always felt appreciated and had some really good trips with the college.”
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