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How a young Aussie became the first with Down Syndrome in Australia to graduate from university – Daily Mail

Saturday, 2 April, 2022

How a young Aussie became the first with Down Syndrome in Australia to graduate from university – Daily Mail

After ten years of tears, bad days and academic cognitive struggles, Rachel High (pictured) made the grade by possibly being the first with Down syndrome to graduate from university.

 
An incredible graduate has been celebrated after becoming the first Australian with Down syndrome to complete her university degree, as social media users reacted to her inspiring achievement.
Rachel High, 44, pushed through the struggles of completing a degree, including interpreting academic language and dealing with being an adult student.
'When I first got into uni it was daunting, and I was nervous, a little bit scared, because I had no idea what to expect,' Rachel said.
Read more at: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10674677/How-young-Aussie-Syndrome-Australia-graduate-university.html

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