Two years ago Sulaiman Wihba fled Damascus in Syria with his mother and headed for the UK.
After two months travelling across Europe the two refugees arrived in Britain.
Just two weeks later Sulaiman, then 17, enrolled at a school in Brighton.
Now he has just been accepted to study maths at Oxford University.
The Syrian civil war has inflicted untold misery upon thousands upon thousands of children - including three-month-old Karim.Read the full story ›
Footage of a young child being rescued after it became trapped under rubble from heavy shelling has emerged.
Video showed the crying child being dragged from beneath debris to safety following government shelling in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus.
The youngster was one of many people injured in Tuesday's attack, which also claimed the lives of 15 adults and six children.
An adult, trapped along with the child, pushed them into the hands of rescuers from the Syrian Civil Defense in Rural Damascus.
Youngsters have been targeted for attacks as well as used as human shields, forced into militias, raped and enslaved, says UNICEF.Read the full story ›
The rebel-held town of Ghouta has been under attack by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for several years.Read the full story ›
Hikmat and Abdullah are Syrian refugees who became best friends at the Zaatari refugee camp in JordanRead the full story ›
Vladimir Putin has announced the withdrawal of a “significant” number of Russian troops from Syria during a surprise visit to the country.Read the full story ›
"A dead terrorist can't cause any harm to Britain," he added.Read the full story ›
The rebel-held town has been under attack for six years, and also besieged for four of them, by forces loyal to President Assad.Read the full story ›
The man, believed to be 24-years-old and from the Portsmouth area, volunteered to fight against Islamic State in Syria.Read the full story ›