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Truro High School Year 13s receive raft of offers from the UK’s top universities

Truro High School's Year 13s are celebrating this week having now received a huge number of offers to study at some of the country’s top universities.

Once the results of their A Level exams are available in August, the girls will be moving all over the UK from historic Russell Group institution Durham in the North to one of the UK’s leading Creative Arts universities which is right here on our doorstep, Falmouth. They will study a diverse selection of subjects including medicine, fashion design, mechanical engineering, music, criminology, occupational therapy, sport, psychology and dietetics. 

Aspiring medics Ezgi and Emily are extremely excited to have had offers to join the elite few at a number of the country’s top medical schools including UCL, Edinburgh, Aston, Plymouth and many more. It’s been a long journey to get to this stage of the demanding admissions process. On average, for every ten students applying to study medicine at university, only one will be offered a place.

Their classmates Elma and Sarah have also had a wealth of offer to study healthcare professions at degree – occupational therapy and dietetics respectively. 

A keen member of our Aspiring Engineers programme, Kitty is delighted to have had offers to study mechanical engineering from both Loughborough and Manchester. The universities are regarded as two of the best institutions in the UK to study Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering and are renowned for their world-leading research in these fields.

Budding fashion designer Saskia is also celebrating having received an unconditional offer to study Fashion Design at Falmouth, one of the UK’s leading Creative Arts universities. Even more impressive, most of these places are offered to students undertaking Foundation Degree courses after they have completed their A Levels.

Year 13s Maddie and Thea have looked a little further North and have had offers from one of the world’s leading universities to read Psychology and Criminology respectively. This September, the girls are hoping to head to Durham University and say they can’t wait. 

Grade 8 pianist Olivia will also be heading up country with an offer to study music at York St John University. 

England hockey player Amy continues going from strength to strength after playing for her country at the School Games last September and has received an offers to study sport and exercise science at a number of top universities including her first choice, Bath.

Coco, Bella, Hari and Charlotte are planning on taking gap years in order to prepare for courses ranging from veterinary science to midwifery and physiotherapy and already have exciting plans including a raft of industry placements and even working a ski season. 

Published by: Grace Kennard

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