Eastleigh college's Principal is retiring following three decades working in further education.

Dr Jan Edrich, chief executive and principal, joined the college in 2012 after gaining her doctorate in education.

Over 85,000 learners have graduated from courses and apprenticeships during Jan’s reign at Eastleigh College.

Jan said: “I have had the privilege of working with dedicated and outstanding colleagues, and the culture of Eastleigh College makes it a great place to work in.

“It’s especially sad that I’m parting at such an unusual time with the Covid-19 pandemic.

“I will deeply miss the college but know I’m leaving it in safe hands.”