UCLan on Christine’s graduation.

Centre for Computational Physics

UCLan reports on  Christine’s success:

Scholar masters her own success

Christine Stokes proves dyslexia is no barrier as she gains First Class in Physics

Years of hard work and commitment have paid off for a First Class student.

Christine Stokes has battled with dyslexia and is now celebrating after graduating from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) with a physics degree.

The 26-year-old attended three local colleges where she improved her GCSEs and started an AS in maths and biology. She knew she was intelligent enough to follow her dream of going to University and studied hard to gain the grades needed.

She said: “I did a foundation in science course at Preston College and went on to do a physics degree at UCLan.” Once her dyslexia was diagnosed, Christine received help with her assignments and added: “Before I had found ways of coping. I didn’t know what the…

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About Andrei Zvelindovsky

Founding Head of the School of Mathematics and Physics and Professor of Computational & Theoretical Physics, University of Lincoln, UK

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