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Student of the Week

Albion Thaqi
Albion Thaqi
Albion has come under the spotlight of SOTW because of his sterling work as a tutor rep and college councillor. However, upon interviewing him, it has become apparent that there is far more than that to celebrate - and we may have to make him student of the fortnight to fit it all in!
 
In his role as a college councillor, sitting on the education committee, he has been chairing a series of discussions between staff and students about the current ‘late rule’ policy and trying to find a more workable alternative. “We’ve been having a really useful dialogue” he said “And I really think we are close to finding a solution”. We look forward to hearing the outcome of these meetings soon.
 
He also helped run the college council stand at our open day last year and spoke in the hall to a crowd of 300 parents and prospective students.
 
“It was scary talking to so many people” he admits “but it’s not hard to say good things about Woodhouse, it’s an amazing college. I may sound like I’m just doing the PR thing but I can honestly say that choosing Woodhouse was the best decision of my academic career. I love it here, there’s so much going on - the student voice, the great teachers, the facilities - it’s all just… Brilliant."
 
When Albion is not chairing meetings or studying, it’s possible you’ll find him teaching.
 
“I have a teaching job working for Explore Teaching. I tutor 5 -14 year-olds in maths and english. I enjoy it and I make some money too.”
 
You'd be forgiven for thinking that perhaps a teaching career beckons, but that may not necessarily be the case...
 
Albion is studying biology, chemistry and history and has received an offer from Queen Mary University to study biomedical science as (not surprisingly, read on..) he wants to study graduate entry medicine. “I want to help people” he says, “...to give something back.”
 
And give back he most certainly does, because Albion is also a St Johns Ambulance Brigade - Cadet Corporal. A qualified first aider who not only helps out in the field but teaches first aid to 11-18 year-olds.
 
This role has some pretty good perks too, as he spends most weekends providing first aid assistance at the home matches of Chelsea, QPR and Tottenham football clubs.
 
“We are positioned in seats throughout the stadium so we can be first on the scene for minor injuries. I mostly deal with cuts and broken bones, but sometimes have to help the paramedics with CPR equipment or whatever. It’s very rewarding. And then sometimes nothing happens at all and I just get to sit and enjoy the match, which is great because I am a Chelsea supporter.”
 
Albion’s outstanding commitment was acknowledged recently. As he is one of the most prolific first aiders at the matches, he was given a free ticket to the Capital One Cup Final at Wembley between his own team Chelsea and Tottenham - and Chelsea won!
 
A very fitting reward for a very capable young man.
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Olivia Emin
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Rosie Copp
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Tagbo Egwuonwu
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Ross Kelly
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Issy Darlington
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Charlie Corke
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Lewis  Dunn
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Orli Vogt-Vincent
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Tasheeka Wilson
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Christiana Ajai
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Melissa Dieter
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Joseph Lawrence
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Joe Bloggs
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Luca Sinnott
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Keziah Doudy-Yepmo
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Pemi Arowojolu
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