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Access to science students secure places on their university degree level courses

Many congratulations to all our access to science students who have worked hard to achieve individual successes and excellent university progression opportunities.

The following students have distinguished themselves on the Access to Science programme:

Parham Darabpour

Parham was born in Iran and moved to the UK in 2016. In 4 years, he has managed to complete GCSE Maths and English alongside BTEC Level 2 Science to gain entry onto Access to Science. Having completed this, he applied to 5 universities and received all offers. Parham has now accepted Kings College London to study a Pharmacy degree.

Amaan Ali

After completing his first year of A-levels in Science, Amaan decided to apply for the Access course at New City College. He has now completed his access to Science and gained a place at Kings College London to study Pharmacy.

Mohammed Hegazy

After completing his Access to Science course, Mohammed progressed to Kings College London to study a Nutrition degree. His passion for Nutrition and Dietetics developed during his late teens whilst suffering from obesity. He managed to get himself in better shape health-wise, losing weight and following a healthy diet and lifestyle. His life experience has enabled him to pursue his dream to support others in the same way to maintain healthy diets and lifestyles.

Sarosh Ibrahim

Sarosh came from Pakistan in April 2018. She has now completed her Access to Science course and is progressing to study Biomedical Science at Kent University. She is hoping to either transfer to Medicine after completion of her degree at Kent and Medway Medical School or apply for Graduate Entry Medicine at various other universities. Her perseverance and resilience have paid off.

Khadidiatou Diallo

Khadidiatou applied for Logistics Management courses after completing the Access course and has had offers from 4 of her university choices. She will be progressing to Canterbury Christchurch university to study Logistics Management.

Julian Vickers

As a dyslexic student, Julian was not supported and encouraged at school to study at all. He decided to work for several years and eventually gained employment at Maplin's in a management role. His passion for knowledge led to him to study an Access to Science at New City College. He has now been offered a place to study Biological Science BSc at University of Essex, along with gaining offers to do Marine Biology at 3 other universities. To accomplish so much as a mature student, Julian has a genuine hunger for knowledge and loves learning about the impact of humans/animals on the environment.

Louise Wells, Senior Curriculum manager for science said "I am immensely proud of all our students and wish them all the best in their future endeavours. These progressions are testaments to the huge amount of effort and work put in by all students and staff over the year".

Access to science students secure places on their university degree level courses