Competition winning Zane Burgess has developed his computing skills at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.
The 18-year-old has achieved a technical qualification in computing achieving a double distinction* as well as a computer science A Level at grade D.
Zane has been part of team that won a place in the national Vex Robotics final last year. He’s also proven his computing skills by being one of the winners in the Code Make Win competition.
Now he is going on to study business and information technology at Sheffield Hallam University. He said: “It was nerve-racking waiting for the results. I’m glad I did well in the technical qualification.”
Zane’s ambition is to become an information technology project manager. He said: “The UTC has helped me to develop my presentation skills as well as others required in project management.”
Dr Sarah Clark, Principal, UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, said: “Zane has shown excellent communication and leadership skills through curriculum-based computing projects and participation in the Vex Robotics competitions.”