Hairdressing student into regional finals

Lecturer in Hairdressing Ann McDowell, congratulates Laura Quigg, a student at NWRC’s Strabane Campus who has qualified to take part in the UK National Regional Heats in Haidressing at the 2018 UK World Skills Show.

A hairdressing student from North West Regional College’s Strabane Campus has qualified to take part in the UK National Regional Heats of the 2018 UK World Skills Show.

Laura Quigg who is studying Level 2 Hairdressing, will now travel to Scotland with five of her fellow students from the NWRC Limavady and Strand Road Campuses to compete in the next stage of the competition on June 11.

Ann McDowell, lecturer in Hairdressing at NWRC, Strabane, said, “The college has for many years enjoyed success in a range of disciplines at the UK World Skills competition. This is the first year we have entered the Hairdressing element of Worldskills and we are delighted to have six students through to the next stage.

“All of the students have worked exceptionally hard to get to this point which is designed to reflect the role of hairdresser and the standards that are expected within the Hairdressing industry. At the National Regional Heats – the competitors will undertake three tasks in one day including – Gents, Daywear and Cut and Colour. We wish all of them the best as they represent our award winning Hairdressing department in Scotland.”


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