'I could feel the tears welling up'
Hazelwood Intergated College
Paul Cobain (18) from north Belfast.
A-levels: Hospitality (Distinction Star), ICT (Distinction), Moving Image Arts (D).
Going to: Belfast Metropolitan College to study ICT.
He said:: "I was just planning to finish school and get a job but now I'm going to try to get into college to study computers."
Kristopher Tate (19) from west Belfast.
A-levels: History (C), English literature (C), creative i-media (Merit).
Going to: University of Ulster to study politics.
He said: "I'm just surprised I passed anything because I lack confidence in myself. When I found out I'd done well, a couple of people hugged me and I could feel the tears welling up."