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Amir graduated from University of St Andrews in 2019 and is currently at the University of Leeds, doing a PhD at the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics.
Having my fees paid by the Trust really reduced the financial burden on my family and allowed me to concentrate on my studies.
I have completed my BSc Psychology degree with a 2:1 and couldn’t have done this without the Carnegie Trust’s support, I am so grateful for this funding opportunity. During the pandemic I have continued to support vulnerable young people living within residential care and am hoping to expand on my experience now that I have completed my degree by entering into the counselling sector. I have been offered a place on the Strathclyde University masters course in Clinical Psychology, which I am delighted about! I am so pleased to be one step closer to my dream job of becoming a Clinical Psychologist with the NHS.
I am a qualified pharmacist from Iraq and have some experience in hospitals and community pharmacy when I was in Iraq. I chose to study MPharm at University of Strathclyde because I hope to become a registered pharmacist in the UK.
The Trust’s funding means a new life with a better future for me and my family. I am now learning pharmacy in an entirely different way and I feel more confident than before.
I really appreciate the Trust’s efforts to provide this scholarship for the asylum seekers who are looking for change their life.
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