Radio 1 host Matt Edmondson praises his old college during trip back to Havant

A FAMOUS DJ has praised his old college for ‘giving him the tools of the trade’.

Matt Edmondson, who has his own show on BBC Radio 1 playing to millions each week, stopped by Havant and South Downs College’s new student festival this week.

The 33-year-old had studied A-Levels in media, English literature and drama at the old Havant College some 17 years earlier.

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And speaking to new students at the fair, Matt was full of praise for his old haunt.

‘I had such a good time here it’s nice to be back,' he said. 'I learnt a lot from my media course especially,

‘I loved those classes so much – I still think back to things I was taught in those sessions all the time when I’m making content for the radio and for the telly.’

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