'I'm ecstatic... I doubted myself'
Abbie Clarke (18) from north Belfast.
ICT (A*), Sports Studies (A*), Sociology (A).
Going to: Ulster University to study Sport and Exercise Science.
She said: "I'm so happy. I didn't think I'd do well. I didn't sleep at all last night. I nearly cried when I got my results. My mummy is really proud of me."
Laura Fait (18) from north Belfast.
Business Studies (A*), Travel and Tourism (A*), Sociology (B).
Going to: University of Ulster to study Criminology with Criminal Justice.
She said: "I'm from Poland but I've been here for six years. I've four brothers and two sisters - I'm second oldest - but I'm the first one in my family to go to university. My mum and I were both crying."
Caitlin Herron (19) from north Belfast.
A-levels: Double Award Science (B, B), Sociology (B)
Going to: Queens University Belfast to study Pharmaceutical Sciences.
She said: "I'm ecstatic! I've been up since 5am, worrying. I doubted myself but this is proof that I could do it. I just cried with my mummy when I saw that I'd managed to get a place on the course I want to study."