Great Yarmouth student overcomes dyslexia to receive outstanding degree award

Great Yarmouth student Maya Basby. Picture: Courtesy of University of Lincoln

Great Yarmouth student Maya Basby. Picture: Courtesy of University of Lincoln - Credit: University of Lincoln

A yung woman who refused to be held back by dyslexia is celebrating after passing her degree.

Maya Busby, of Great Yarmouth, has graduated from the University of Lincoln with a degree in fine art.

And when she donned her gown and mortarboard it was a double case for celebration, as she was presented with an outstanding achievement award from the school of fine and performing arts.

She originally began a degree in primary education at the University of Winchester, however, after changing her path she flourished in her new topic.

She said: 'Being dyslexic I initially found the level of writing very challenging, but through perseverance, support from tutors and peers, lots of reading and time spent in the library, I gradually improved.'


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She now going on to study for a masters at Chelsea College of the Arts in London.

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