Former NEW College student, Ashley Roberts has been awarded by the Ogden Trust with a scholarship of £1500 per year for his Manchester University degree.
The Ogden Trust was set up to encourage, promote and support the teaching and learning of physics to sixth form and undergraduate students. Ashley is studying Physics with Theoretical Physics at Manchester University and wishes to continue in the study and research of physics by doing a master’s degree, and then possibly a PhD in a similar field.
He achieved A*A*A* at NEW College in Physics, Maths and Further Maths. Physics teacher Ned Prideaux said “I’m happy Ashley’s achievements have been recognised. He’s a fantastic student, who’s very bright. He deserves this.”