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Leanne Riley

Studied: A-Levels - Biology Chemistry & Maths

Previous School: Witton Park Academy

Now: Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Glasgow

Welcoming, aspirational and supportive

What made you decide to study at Blackburn Sixth Form?

My decision to study at Blackburn Sixth Form really came when I attended an Open Day. I really enjoyed the environment and the friendliness of the staff. It really encouraged me to come and study at Blackburn Sixth Form.

What did you like best about Blackburn Sixth Form? And why!

The best thing about Blackburn Sixth Form for me was the ability to make new friends as well as the friendly and approachable teaching staff.

What are you doing now?

I am currently a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Glasgow so I work in a lab on the synthesis of new antiviral and antibacterial drugs. This is with an aim to producing new pharmaceuticals.

  • Ofsted Good
  • Lancaster University.
  • University of South Wales.
  • University of Central Lancashire.
  • Skills for Health Quality Mark
  • Advance HE.
  • University of the Arts London.
  • Disability Confident Employer.