Now starting university can be a nervy time for 18 and 19-year-olds, so imagine what it must be like for someone who's just 14.
Wajih Ahmed gained a place at Southampton University after passing his A levels with flying colours andl today was his first day.
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He passed his GCSEs aged 8. He got A-levels in maths aged 9. And now, a few weeks after turning 12, he is Britain's youngest university student.
Xavier Gordon-Brown, from Sussex, has just embarked on a Mathematics degree with the Open University, alongside learning three languages and taking a Grade 8 exams in Piano, Clarinet and Violin. Derek Johnson went to meet the child prodigy at his home in Haywards Heath.
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Canterbury Christchurch University has been named as one of the sponsors of this year's British Transplant games. People who have had organ transplants will compete in various sports at the Games which take place at Medway park in Gillingham in August.
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