What A Levels did you study?
I studied Mathematics, Biology, Psychology and AS Chemistry.
If you went to university, where did you go and what did you study? If you didn’t go to university, what did you do instead?
I went to the University of Warwick and read Biomedical Sciences.
What are you doing now and what plans do you have for the future?
I am currently doing a Master’s in Population Health at UCL and working part time as a COVID-19 sample processor. I hope to go into Public Health consulting and one day work for the World Health Organisation.
What influence has Lancing College had on your life?
From growing personally and academically to developing various skills like leadership and speech giving. Lancing gave me so many different opportunities which have motivated me into hopefully making an impact on the world someday.
What hobbies or interests did you pick up during your time at Lancing?
I played a variety of sports including climbing, netball and badminton as well as participating in clubs like Amnesty International and Young Enterprise. I also did CCF and completed my Gold Duke of Edinburgh award. During my first year at Lancing, I organised some fundraising for a local homeless charity, this highlights one of the best things about Lancing, which is that you can practically have a go at anything you want to achieve during your time there.
Are you still in touch with people you met at Lancing?
Yes, and I am so lucky to have met them and to have had the chance to go on many holidays with them around the world.
What OL activities have you taken part in since you left (i.e. OL sports events, Business Networks etc.)?
I attended an OL Reunion in Hong Kong back in 2018.
What advice would you give to a new pupil who is about to start at Lancing?
Try something out of your comfort zone and take every opportunity you can get. Lancing is so much more than just a school, from extra-curricular activities to plenty of support from teachers, there is never a dull moment and it’s up to you to make the most of everything.