FIFE STUDENT TELLS ROYAL COUPLE ABOUT HIS SUMMER SCHOOL EXPERIENCES
15 November 2012
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, at a prestigious University fundraising dinner held at Middle Temple Hall, heard how Kristofer Drummond had never considered going to university growing up in Kelty.
"Growing up I never really took much thought about university. I would always tell everyone that I wanted to be a millionaire archaeologist, only because my granddad showed me the Indiana Jones movies and I thought he was pretty cool.... In my 5th year of high school, I was invited to participate in a summer school run by the Sutton Trust, an organisation which helps students with backgrounds similar to mine to experience what life is really like at university. I had a chance to talk to some of the lecturers and students attending St Andrews. During my time at the Sutton Trust I noticed something, there didn't appear to be any students who looked down their nose at people. I soon realised the reputation that the University had back home was wrong. My time at the Sutton Trust was so good that, I decided St Andrews University was the uni for me!”
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