'I'm off to St Andrews... my mum's delighted as that is very same university she went to'
Campbell College, Belfast
John Gildea (18) from east Belfast
A-levels: German (A*), French (A), History (A).
Going to: University of St Andrews to study French, German and International Relations.
He said: "My mum's a French and German teacher so she's delighted that I did so well. She also went to St Andrews (in Scotland)... so she's very happy and she said she's got a lot of visits planned!"
Harry Owens (18) from east Belfast
Maths (A*), Chemistry (A*), Physics (A).
University of Leeds or University of Edinburgh to study Computer Science - he hasn't decided yet.
He said: "The results were a bit of a shock but I'm ecstatic. My parents are very proud and very happy."
Rex Tinsley (18) from Mid Ulster/Bahrain
Maths (A), Physics (A), Chemistry (A).
University of Edinburgh to study Chemical Engineering.
He said: "My parents are very proud of me. I phoned my dad, who works in Bahrain, to tell him the good news and I also spoke to mum at home in Magherafelt. I'm very happy! I'm excited about the future."
Tim Devlin (18) from Cultra
Maths (A*), Further Maths (A*), Chemistry (A), History (B).
Durham University to study Law.
He said: "I was expecting to do well. I worked hard and I was very pleased with the results."
Max McDermott (18) from east Belfast
Sport (A*), Digital Technology (A), Business Studies (A).
Going to: University of Warwick to study Cyber Security.
He said: "I was very nervous (before the results came out) ... I got an email at 8.59am saying that I'd got into Warwick just as I was walking through the door to get my results today. I'm thrilled! I'm very excited about getting out of the house to experience new things."