A COLLEGE student has been offered a place to study on a "highly sought-after" Paramedic Science course.

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College's Emily Cleightonhills has been offered the spot on the course at St. George’s, University of London.

The student, who studies Vocational Level 3 qualifications in Health and Social Care and Science, received her offer during a very turbulent period for University admissions, which prevented interviews taking place as normal.

Cleightonhills interviewed online for her place on the course, recording answers to eight questions in a fixed period of time in place of a typical interview.

The Barton Peveril student has had ambitions to become a Paramedic for as long as she can remember, after her experiences of the positive impact Paramedics have on an individual's lives on a daily basis.

Emily Cleightonhills said:“I was very surprised to be accepted onto the course but so grateful that all my hard work has paid off and I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to study at St. Georges University of London.”