Joe completed his BA in Medical Sciences in 2020.

Joe, who won the Gibbs Prize in Physiological Sciences 2018, has been awarded a scholarship funded by the Michael Bishop Foundation. He was the first in his family to go to university. He hopes to gain experience of healthcare in the developing world.

“Being awarded the Thatcher scholarship is a huge honour,” said Joe.

“It’s a very pleasing reward following the hard work of my first year. I hope to make the most of my scholarship by pursuing new opportunities that will help my career in future.”