UNIVERSITY BECKONS FOR TEHRIM FOLLOWING TOUGH TWO YEARS
For Tehrim Rashid, achieving the A levels she needed to secure her university place has come as a huge relief following all the stresses of the pandemic.
Tehrim found out she had received an A for physics and maths, and a B for chemistry, when she visited Leeds Sixth Form College on A level results day.
Those results mean she can now start a degree in Physics with Medical Physics at UCL (University College London), which was her preferred higher education destination.
Support key to overcoming difficulties
She said: “It’s been two very difficult years for me and I’m so happy to have got the results I needed to get into my favourite university. I’m happy, proud of my achievements, and relieved.
“I’m going to celebrate with my family and friends. My family supported me a lot – and my teachers at Leeds Sixth Form College have been so nice and helpful.
“Lockdown has been a challenge. I was working towards my exams and kind of panicked at first when they were cancelled.
“I’ve had a great time here and now I’m looking forward to university.
“For anyone who is about to start their A levels this year, I’d say work hard and ask the teachers for help when you need it.”
She added: “After university I would love to work in hospitals – or in nanotechnology, which I’m really interested in.”