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Incredible: Meet 6 years old boy that got university admission

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Joshua Beckford (born 2004) is the youngest person who was ever admitted to Oxford University. He was admitted at age 6 and was accepted to do a master class in Philosophy and History Research Project on the Plague of 1665 at Oxford University OLP on-line Learning Platform

He took part in courses which were part of an online learning platform for gifted children and gained distinctions in both Philosophy and History.

Joshua is very talented in many other fields, but his main goal is to become a neurosurgeon. Joshua has also won numerous awards, including the Positive Role Model of the year at the National Diversity Awards in 2017.

He is also an ambassador for Boys Mentoring Advocacy Network (BMAN), where he serves as Low Income Families Education (L.I.F.E) Support Ambassador for five countries; Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa, as well as the United Kingdom, where Joshua was born.

Joshua’s story is quite remarkable, as he was diagnosed with high-functioning autism from an early age but never let the diagnosis damper his aspirations. At two years old he learned how to read effortlessly using phonics.

Joshua is now 17 years old, with some incredible achievements already under his belt.

Written by: Sdb Live News

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