Judges Patrick Cameron, Jamie Stevens and Andrew Barton have selected the sixteen students to compete in the Final of the 2016 Hair Council UK Student of the Year Awards, to be held at the L'Oréal Academy, Hammersmith, London on Sunday 22nd May. The Level 2 competition will be to create a red carpet look and the Level 3 an innovative cut and blow dry.
Here in alphabetical order, are the sixteen lucky candidates, with their submitting colleges:
|Level 2 Finalists|
|Jurgita Allen||Coleg Cambria|
|Abby Bell||Voodou Training|
|Cara Deacon||B Inspired Training|
|Sian-Leigh Guest||Francesco Group|
|Soraya Hadjali||Cardiff and Vale College|
|Gina Lewars||The London Hair Academy|
|Linda Mtshweni||The London Hair Academy|
|Georgie Steerwood||Chopp Hair|
|Level 3 Finalists|
|Matthew Berry||Michael John Training|
|Abi Brutt||Reflections Training Academy (Bristol)|
|Harriet Day||Rotherham College|
|Molly Gibson||Reflections Training Academy (Birmingham)|
|Louisa Jones||The Salon|
|Laima Medzelevskaite||Coleg Cambria|
|Carrie Anne Mitchell||Grimsby Institute|
|Sian Pickles||Fareham College|
The 2015 Awards
May 2015 saw the final of the Hair Council's UK Student of the Year Awards.
Yesmin O'Brien and Jack Howard presented the Awards to Level 2 winner Rebecca Mardon and Level 3 winner Demi Stainton.