Burnley College student earns place at Cambridge University

A bright Burnley College student has won a coveted place at the University of Cambridge.
Holly Welsby is heading to Cambridge UniversityHolly Welsby is heading to Cambridge University
Holly Welsby is heading to Cambridge University

Holly Welsby’s determination to pursue her dreams has led to her acceptance into Churchill College, Cambridge, to join a prestigious alumni of more than 30 Nobel Prize winners.

Holly, from Church, will read psychological and behavioural studies.

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She said: “I am so excited to have been selected to join Churchill College. Now I’m focusing on my A Levels and taking part in the Honours Programme to ensure I achieve the grades I need.”

Holly’s application was further bolstered by her activities as a member of the Burnley College Honours Programme, aimed at enabling students to achieve through workshops and debating competitions to develop confidence.

Holly’s work as a volunteer with Community Solutions North West also gave her real-world insight into dementia research.

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