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Award Winner

29 November 2023

The Summer School team are delighted to announce that student Ziqi Xia (known as Helen), from Mainland China has been awarded with the Leighton Award. Following a nomination process, Helen was chosen from amongst all students who attended our Summer School programme in 2023. As the winner of the award, she has been offered a full academic scholarship to return in the summer of 2024.

The Leighton Award is awarded to a student who represents the values of Concord College and immerses themselves fully into all aspects the programme. During her time with us Helen was also the recipient of a Certificate of Achievement from both her General Study English and her History and Cultures Discovery Workshop teachers. She was described by one teacher as being a “stand-out star”.

Helen will be returning as a Senior student to study Mathematics. Ms Julie Kaul, Summer School Director said she was “thrilled to present Helen with this well-deserved award and we are looking forward to welcoming her back to Concord College next summer, where we are sure that she will continue to be a great example.”