Kamran has entered Queen Mary University of London — one of the biggest and most prestigious universities of Great Britain founded in 1785. In the global ratings by QS World University Rankings the university has the 115 spot. It is within the top 10 medical universities.

What are you studying?

Biomedical sciences.

What other universities did you apply to?

King's College London, University of Sussex and Queen Mary University of London. I received conditional offers from everywhere.

Why did you make such a choice?

There is an opportunity to transfer to the medical faculty. I would like to get there, but I need to study well!

How did you choose universities to apply to?

I read a lot about universities and took into account my friends' reccomendations.

Do you already have friends in London?

Yes, Lena, a graduate of London Gates, who is now studying at King's College London.

Where do you see yourself in the future?

If I study biomedicine, I will stay in the UK; if I can transfer to medicine, I will return to work in Russia.

Are you worried?

I found out the results, so the there are no worries enymore. I only need to solve some household issues, collect documents and arrange everything with the hostel. But the most difficult thing — exams — is already over.

What advice would you give to those who take A-Levels exams?

You can't relax, you have to try to pass everything well the first time. It is important to do homework and listen to your teachers — they are cool.

Is there anything else you'd like to say?

Yes, many thanks to London Gates Education Group for helping with the personal statement. Writing a motivation letter is a very important element. Universities often take students with not the highest grades if they see high motivation. I advise you to pay special attention to your personal statement!