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Jacob Kirk

BSc (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects Student

Jacob Kirk, is one of 14 Leeds Beckett first year students to be selected for the University’s annual Bright Futures Scholarships.

Jacob, aged 19, and a former pupil of Derby College, said he was delighted to receive the scholarship and that he would use the funding towards living expenses and equipment for his degree course.

He commented: "It's a great honour for me to receive this Bright Futures Scholarship. I can now focus my full attention on my degree course without the burden of financial worry. I have always been passionate about computer animation and am thoroughly enjoying my time at Leeds Beckett. After I graduate I hope to pursue my career into the animation industry and animate something that you will all see one day."