Three students from China, Romania and Iran will this week fulfill their dreams of commencing courses at the University of Cambridge, having secured top results at A-levels – and all in their second language.
The students are: Eva Niculiu, 18, from Romania, studying law, Bo Wen Wang, 19, from China, studying engineering, and Iranian Saman Alavifard, who will continue his quest to become an aerospace engineer, also undertaking a degree in engineering at Cambridge.
The students all completed their A-levels at Brighton and Cambridge-based Bellerbys Colleges, which offer foreign students the opportunity to take foundation courses, A-levels, or GCSEs in Britain to help them secure a place in their chosen UK university - getting to know the country, its culture and language before applying.
The students have found the Bellerbys experience highly valuable. Eva comments:
“Other than the obvious advantage of gaining...