Digital company Ascendancy is celebrating a double achievement with two of the team choosing up their levels at a commencement ceremony in London.
Jay Snooks and Emily Beech each obtained a level in BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions after finding out part-time alongside their day job. They have been absolutely supported all through by Ascendancy with the corporate additionally funding their three-year course.
Ascendancy, primarily based in Newport, designs, develops and markets web sites for purchasers throughout the nation.
Jay, a Pay Per Click (PPC) account supervisor from Tibberton, joined Ascendancy in 2016 and specialises in paid internet marketing working throughout Facebook, Microsoft and Google. His job additionally entails monitoring sources by way of analytics. Emily, from Telford, is a digital account supervisor and works carefully with purchasers serving to with their social media, PPC and Search Engine Optimisation (website positioning).
The pair donned cap and robe alongside different very proud and profitable college students for his or her commencement ceremony at Westminster Central Hall this week – a day they are saying they are going to always remember.
Jay mentioned: “I’m actually glad to get my diploma, it was an extended course of and never made any simpler with the onset of Covid about half approach by way of it. This made it robust as a result of we have been unable to enter the coaching centre for coaching days – so there was a number of self-learning concerned.
“For me it’s now a case of extra self-learning and making an attempt to enhance my enterprise expertise, doing much more to assist the enterprise. I really feel I’ve a giant benefit as a result of I’ve six years working expertise at Ascendancy, a Level 3 BTEC and now a level – which hasn’t price me something!
“Being in a position to do my diploma whereas working was one other plus and meant I used to be in a position to apply a number of what I used to be finding out into my job and vice-versa. I’m very grateful to Ascendancy for the assist and for paying for the diploma course, it actually is way appreciated.”
Emily mentioned: “Obtaining my diploma is completely superb! It was onerous work, significantly by way of Covid, and doing it alongside a full-time job – nevertheless it was value it. I’ve been extraordinarily grateful to Helen and Ascendancy from the beginning. To arrive on the firm with no expertise in any respect, for them to take me on after which climb to account supervisor has been a beautiful expertise.
“I used to be nonetheless an assistant when my diploma course began and I’m grateful for Ascendancy’s assist all through. It has been actually useful to review for my diploma alongside the dear studying expertise of a working setting.
“It’s additionally essential as a result of lots of people now have not less than an undergraduate diploma, so I used to be additionally eager to do it for that motive and it actually helped that it was paid for by the corporate.”
Helen Culshaw, Ascendancy director, mentioned: “Jay and Emily have been superb from day one and I’m very proud to have been in a position to assist these and different younger individuals alongside their journey with Ascendancy.
“The firm is dedicated to supporting members of the team every time potential and by serving to them by way of coaching and programs just like the one Jay and Emily have been on will not be solely useful for his or her progress and improvement it additionally advantages the corporate.”