• Cambria A level students offered university places to read Medicine and Veterinary Science

Former St David’s High School pupil, Eden Pickering has been offered a place to study Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham after attending a summer school, she said:

“I’ve really enjoyed my time at Coleg Cambria, but really looking forward to the next chapter studying at the University of Nottingham.”

An overjoyed Blythe Hallam has been offered a place at Cardiff University to study Medicine whilst Lois Darlington is going to study Medicine at the University of Manchester and Eleanor Barlow at the University of Bristol.

Laura Lloyd-Williams a former Ysgol Glan Clwyd pupil has also been offered a place to study Medicine at the University of Manchester, she said:

“Studying at Deeside Sixth has been great, and it’s prepared me to be ready for University, I’m really looking forward to it.”

Yale Sixth’s Esther Abelion also received a number of offers for Medicine and has firmly accepted to study at UCL.

All students went through a rigorous and testing process of applications, tests and interviews and and are thrilled with their offers.

Deputy Director of Curriculum, Nora Richardson who has been working with the students said:

“The students supported each other in their preparations which included attending a UKCAT preparation day which we offered in college last June, mock interviews and a week’s work placement at the Maelor Hospital last July.”

Assistant Principal and Director of Curriculum, Angela Woolrich added:

“We are absolutely delighted for all six students who are passionate, hard working, dedicated and intellectually very curious and interested in their subjects.  They all go the extra mile in everything they do and have very bright futures ahead of them. We are very proud of their achievements and wish them every success”.


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