15-year-old graduates from university with first-class degree

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A 15-year-old has graduated from the University of Leicester with a first-class degree in Mathematics.

Yasha Asley started university when he was 12-years-old and will now go on to study for a PhD in the Department of Mathematics.

Yasha said:

Yasha added he would like to become a research mathematician, so he can continue to 'enjoy' mathematics.

His father, Moussa, who accompanied his son for the ceremony, said:

Professor Jeremy Levesley, who taught Yasha, said: