Completion of first space engineering course celebrated

At Loughborough College, Nigel Grainger, 18, was celebrating the completion of the country’s first space engineering course, made up of maths, mechanics and physics subjects. He picked up Bs in maths and physics and a double distinction in BTEC Engineering and is set to take up a position at aircraft manufacturer Airbus, who will put him through university.

He said: “I’ve really enjoyed the course and being able to workicon1.png with a company and be put through university is amazing.”