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Kirsten Hughes


The experience changed my life.

Meeting different people from so many different countries and being immersed in a different way of life helped me become more compassionate than I ever imagined I could. Applying this new world lens and experience to my career working with kids from various cultures and backgrounds as a behavioural specialist has made me much more effective at my job.

Kirsten's story

Kirsten Hughes was a visiting student in 2016. While studying a course in Cognitive Neuroscience at university in the USA, she was given the opportunity to attend our International Summer School in 2016. Kirsten now works as a behavioural specialist at a school designed for the inpatient care of school aged kids with emotional and behavioural struggles. 

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