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Nicola Byrom, recipient of a Queen’s Young Leader Award for founding the mental health charity, Student Minds, has written a report on her remarkable week working alongside other winners of the award.

Moreover, on Sunday 5 July volunteers at Somerville came together to participate in a walk around Oxford. Miles for Mental Health was opened by the Chairman of the Oxfordshire County Council, with short talks from Hamish Elvidge, Chair of the Matthew Elvidge Trust, Seb Baird, Trustee of Student Minds, and Dr Alice Prochaska, Principal of Somerville College.

You can read about Nicola’s exceptional week with other Queen’s Young Leaders from around the Commonwealth in Being one of the Queen’s Young Leaders: the power of sharing personal experience.

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