You were all very unrealistic about your careers when you were younger

Some were just really standard

We hung around the city centre to find out when you were youngsters what you wanted to be when you grew up.

It’s safe to say a few of your childhood dreams were thinking just a little out of reach.


Josh Pelled, 20, Business Economics

“When I was younger I always wanted to be an astronaut”


Shivani Kapoor, 18, International Law

“I wanted to be a Journalist when I was younger” – 10 points to you Shivani


Joe Porritt,18, Biological Science

“I always wanted to be a pilot”


Matilda Beard, 18, Design for Film and TV

​“I wanted to be a Princess”


Abby Pinnock, 18, Psychology

“I wanted to be in the police force”


David Tearse, 18, ICT

“When I was younger I wanted to be an athlete”


Samantha Strong, 18, Design for Film and TV

“When I was younger I wanted to be an actress so I would put on shows to my family. I was shit at acting though so it didn’t work out”


Elisha Edgeworth, 21, Business Management and Marketing

“I wanted to be a singer”


Katie Bower, 21, Business Management and Marketing

“A hairdresser”


Amy Lange, 21, Business Management and Marketing

“When I was younger I think I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up”