‘The Rycotewood Furniture Centre at City of Oxford College is well known in the furniture industry for the quality of its courses.
‘There are many networking opportunities, as well as opportunities to communicate with and learn from other students. The level of access to tools, machinery and computer aided design is extremely good.
‘The tutors are very supportive, and have a wealth of knowledge, spanning between them a wide range of career options in the industry. The technicians are also a valuable source of information.
‘After graduating, I plan to work as a furniture maker for another business, gaining experience and further knowledge. Eventually, I want to set up shop for myself as a bespoke designer-maker.’