Somerset Times

Philosophical Alumni Returns




Somerset Times Edition

Week 5, Term One 2019

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Esra Cuhadaroglu (Class of 2018) returned to Somerset College to conduct a special tutorial for the Philosophy students undertaking the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Esra completed the IB Diploma in 2018 and achieved one of the highest marks in Philosophy world-wide.

Mr Singh, the Philosophy teacher, said, “Last year there were about 4,000 IB Philosophy students and Esra’s high score placed her in the top 1-2 per cent of all international students in the subject.”

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Esra gave valuable tips on good study habits, structuring exam essays and philosophical writing.

There are five IB Philosophy students in Years 11 to 12 and they are currently studying Plato’s Republic and socio-political systems.

Esra has been offered a place at University College London and intends to study architecture, economics and project management.

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