Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall pays a visit to former college

Jade visited South Tyneside College in May of this year.

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South Shields born singer of Little Mix fame, Jade Thirlwall returned to her hometown once again recently, to pay her former college a visit.

30-year-old Jade, who was born and raised in South Shields, shot to superstardom after winning The X Factor in 2011 as part of Little Mix.

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The girl group enjoyed an incredibly successful 11 years, before embarking on a hiatus in May 2022, after their Confetti tour.

They are all now working on individual projects, and we hope to hear solo work from Jade soon!

Jade also visited South Shields Football Club, again with Stonewall UK, who delivered workshops on promoting inclusivity in sports for the LGBTQ+ community.

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Jade revealed via her Instagram stories yesterday (Friday, August 4), that in May of this year she paid a visit to her former college, South Tyneside College.

She wrote: “Went to my old college to have a chat about my time there and how it helped me towards my future.

“Thanks for having me @southtynesidecollege. I’ll never forget the support you gave me all those years ago. Looking forward to visiting again.”

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Jade reposted a video which was originally uploaded by South Tyneside College, where they interviewed Jade about her experience at the college, her career, and her advice for aspiring musicians.

Superstar Jade Thirlwall paid a visit to South Tyneside College.Superstar Jade Thirlwall paid a visit to South Tyneside College.
Superstar Jade Thirlwall paid a visit to South Tyneside College.

Jade further revealed via Instagram that she studied English Literature, Media Studies, Fine Art, a BTEC in Pop Vocals and a Hair and Beauty course at South Tyneside College, all of which helped her towards her future career.