Anne Arum

Anne Large19 years old, attending University of Surrey, UK. Anne was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2018.

Anne found the transition to university challenging but has put a lot of effort into improving her results. She joined a study group and attended extra seminars; her efforts were rewarded by her achieving a First overall in her first year results. She has pursued her Karate with enthusiasm and achieved her 4th KYU. She competes in local events. During the year she also participated in the University Debating Society.

Anne participated in The Economics and Finance Society, and worked on an Investment Fund with society members. She also acts as an International Student Ambassador, blogging and communicating with incoming international first years. She has been actively involved in environmental pressure groups during the year and has recruited new people to her own conservation initiative, ‘Revive the Green’. She also completed a Global Graduate Award in Sustainability, and is working to integrate what she learnt into her own life, and the lives of those around her.

Anne’s father is a software engineer and her mother manages the family’s business.

Beacon Workshop Participation

Anne's 2019 Summer Beacon Citizenship Project was a self-initiated initiative 'Revive the Green', an ambitious youth awareness environmental programme in Kenya.

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At Leadership Workshops, Anne offers her opinion only when she is very sure of herself. When she does speak out her very poised and mature style means others  listen to her: the comments she makes are insightful and analytical.