Alison Boughton-Thomas (Access to Higher Education)

After completing the Access to Higher Education course, achieving an amazing 45 distinctions, mature student Alison Boughton-Thomas has gained a place at Coventry University to study midwifery.

Alison enjoyed her time on the Access course and the feedback about her work inspired her to believe that she could achieve her goal of going to University to train to be a midwife.  Alison also enjoyed the social side of the course, making a new friend on the course who she had met while taking her Maths and English course.

Alison said: “Without the help of the tutors, I wouldn’t have achieved what I have. I must pick out Lynn Seagrove who helped me immensely with my maths, her patience is amazing and for that, I will be eternally grateful, for without my maths I would not have gained a place at University.”

“I’m 50 years old have a 4 year old son and proof that it can be done – all you have to do is want it enough. I was lucky however to also have the support of my family especially my husband and daughter who spurred me on all the way.”

See here for further information on the Access to Higher Education course…https://kidderminster.ac.uk/course_cats/access-to-higher-education/