Sulaiman Wihba and Elias Badin were both given scholarships by Brighton College after they were spotted two years ago after making the “torturous” two-month journey from their war-torn country.
Mr. Wihba, 19, from Hove, East Sussex, said he was driven by his desire to become a doctor to achieve four A* grades in maths, further maths, physics, and chemistry earning him a place at Queen Mary University of London.
He said: “It's all about payback, being a doctor, helping people, it's really interesting, I like problem-solving, providing the best care. My mum will be so happy.”
He added: “My 15-year-old self wouldn't imagine myself here, it's overwhelming. I have been in the UK for two years now, I didn't find it hard to integrate into the new society. I feel really accepted.”
Jan 22, 2020A Myanmar-appointed panel concluded on Monday (Jan 20) that some soldiers likely committed war crimes against its Rohingya Muslim community but the military was not guilty of genocide, findings swiftly condemned by rights groups. The “Independent Commission Of Enquiry (ICOE)” released the results of its probe just ahead of a ruling on Thursday by the […]
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