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Studying remotely from Myanmar to complete my A-levels

27 Jan, 2021
Studying remotely from Myanmar to complete my A-levels

Yoon Shwe Asim, from Myanmar, is currently in her second year of A-level study with Kings Oxford. She has been learning remotely from home during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Here, she shares her experience of learning online, and tells us about her university plans.

Hello! Which course are you taking at Kings? Which subjects do you study?

I’m doing A-levels and I’m doing Maths, Politics and Economics.

How has your experience of studying online been so far?

"The experience of online learning has been really great so far. I just feel like I’m sitting in the class. The positive (thing about) learning online is that I’ve got more time. There are really not many challenges to me except that I can’t be with my friends."

Do you feel supported by the teachers and staff at Kings Oxford?

Even though I’m learning from online, I’ve received so much support from my teachers and staff, which I’m very glad about it.

Have you started thinking about your university applications yet?

Yes, I’ve already sent my application.

Do you know what subject you would like to study at university yet?

Yes, I’m going to study Economics and Finance at the university. I’ve applied to Bristol, York, Cardiff, Royal Holloway and Sussex.

Would you recommend Kings Oxford to other students?

Absolutely, I would gladly recommend Kings Oxford to other students.