Cathy Swallow



    • BSc (Hons) Computer Systems with Networking, University of Brighton, UK, started October 2015, expected end July 2019.
        • Level 4: Studied modules covering web technologies, databases and networking. Year average 2:1.
        • Level 5: Studied modules covering web technologies, databases and networking. Year average 2:1.
        • Placement Year: A Grade.
        • Level 6: Expected start October 2018
    • Catering Kitchen and Larder Level 3 NVQ (City and Guilds), Pass, Sussex Coast College (Hastings), UK, 2014-2015.
    • Three A-Levels (ICT, English Literature, Philosophy) and One AS (Psychology), Bexhill College, UK, 2012–2014.
    • Eight GCSEs (including A in English Language, B in Maths, and C in Physics), ICT BTEC (Merit) and and French FCSE (Merit), Rye College, UK, 2007-2012.



      • Systems Support Analyst,GoldStar IT, July 2018 – Current.
      • Junior Developer, Triangle Fire Systems Ltd. November 2017 – April 2018. For my placement year I worked with the IT manager to install new servers, new workstations, make improvements and upgrades to the network and to expand the functionailty for the internal Knowledge Base.
      • System Administrator, Holograph Ltd, September 2016 – October 2017. My previous role was to maintain the existing network and server infrastructure which is implemented and to provide the most effecient solution to networking problems.
      • Weekend Chef, St Michael’s Hospice Catering, May 2015 – April 2016. My role here was to provide homemade nutritional meals for end of life patients with cooking and preparing a hot lunch and dinner with teacakes fresh soups and prep for the weekday chefs. This role also included maintaining the kitchen cleanliness to a five star standard and to the good housekeeping training standards. This role involved covering my manager and directing the team when necessary.
      • Starter Chef, Whitbread Group Beefeater, White Hart Pub, October 2014 – September 2015.
        I was working as a Starter Chef preparing starter meals, side dishes and other component to main meals. This involves teamwork to ensure all meals go out correctly and on time to provide the best possible standard food which the company strives for in a fast paced environment.
      • Catering Assistant, English Heritage, Battle Abbey, April 2014 – October 2014.
        My employment here was predominantly serving customers, making tea, making coffee with use of a barista machine, using the till, answering calls and customer queries, preparing sandwiches and meals as well as basic cleaning tasks.
    • Kitchen Assistant, John Logie Bard (JD Wetherspoons), September 2013 – April 2014. My first employment was at the Wetherspoons pub in Hastings preparing meals and performing basic cleaning tasks to the standard which was required.