How Seren helped Abi set her sights on Oxford

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Abi Vukashin is a Year 13 student at Cardinal Newman School, Pontypridd, and has received an offer to study Medicine at New College, Oxford this year.

However, being from a Welsh state school and having no family background in Medicine, Abi doubted her own skills and abilities to secure a place, and was initially very reluctant to apply to Oxford.

But through her own drive and determination, and by making the most of the opportunities presented to her by Seren and other sources, Abi realised that studying medicine at Oxford was an achievable goal…

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How the LEDLET Summer Scheme helps you on the path to studying law at university

Apprehensive at first, Ryan Lenihan, 17, from Gower College Swansea took the plunge and applied for the 2020 LEDLET Summer Scheme run in partnership with Legal Wales.

Here he tells us why it’s important to have self-belief and the confidence to grab opportunities, and aim high if you want to pursue your passion…

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