Ukrainian refugee ‘grateful’ for assist as he prepares to check at UCL

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refugee who fled the struggle in Ukraine and can now take up a spot to check chemistry at College School London says he’s “extremely grateful” for the assistance he has obtained since coming to the UK.

Grisha Sheldunov, 18, arrived in England in April and attended Brighton School in East Sussex.

He didn’t sit A-levels however had already began his first yr of college in Ukraine, so with assist and assist from faculty employees he was capable of settle for a spot to check chemistry at UCL.

Mr Sheldunov stated he discovered his curiosity within the topic throughout his tenth yr of schooling, and thanked Brighton School employees for his or her assist in making use of to school because the deadline for purposes had already handed when he moved to England.

He’ll transfer to London on Saturday earlier than beginning his first yr of college in September.

Brighton School pupil Grisha was a refugee from Ukraine, who has secured a spot to check chemistry at UCL / Brighton School

He stated: “Numerous individuals needed to assist me, it was fairly stunning as we didn’t have this kind of assist out there in Ukraine, the tradition is completely different.

“I used to be stunned by how keen everyone seems to be to assist and everybody has been so pleasant.

“Lots of people ask me what I wish to do as soon as I graduate, however it’s arduous for me to know what I’ll be doing in a month.

“I can’t say what I’m hoping for within the subsequent three or 4 years besides that I wish to proceed doing issues I like and I hope doing these issues will assist my nation sooner or later – though I can’t consider how precisely I’ll do it, however it will likely be nice to assist individuals.”

Mr Sheldunov describes himself as an introvert, however says it was simpler than he anticipated to regulate to life within the UK – and he hopes to return to Ukraine sooner or later.

His father, grandparents and plenty of of his pals are nonetheless in Ukraine, whereas he got here to England along with his mom and youthful brother.

I’ve pals and family in Ukraine and my house is there, so after all I’d love to return and I’d like to assist in rebuilding Ukraine when issues are extra regular once more

He stated: “Altering what I used to be used to was arduous, however in case you don’t have a selection you don’t take into consideration being introverted. It wasn’t that onerous as a result of lots of people listed here are good and needed to assist me, in order that introverted half was straightforward to disregard.

“I’d needed to go to England for a while so transferring to London can be actually thrilling.

“So far as I do know the tutorial system is kind of completely different right here to Ukraine so I’m excited to discover this new system and meet lots of people who’re enthusiastic about the identical issues as I’m.

“I’ve pals and family in Ukraine and my house is there, so after all I’d love to return and I’d like to assist in rebuilding Ukraine when issues are extra regular once more.

“I’d love to make use of the issues I be taught right here – that’s the great thing about schooling in several components of the world, you’ll be able to then assist individuals in your house.”


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