Mum is on course to be a Master

A young Preston mum has embarked on a Masters degree at the University of Liverpool and is set to propel herself to the forefront of the country's energy sector after being awarded a prestigious '¨scholarship.

Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 9:32 am
Updated Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 10:34 am
Chelsea Houghton

Chelsea Houghton, 23, is studying for her Masters in Sustainable Civil and Structural Engineering thanks to the ScottishPower Scholarship programme.

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After having her daughter in 2014, Chelsea returned to higher education to complete her undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bolton. Chelsea has since decided to pursue a career in structural engineering to ultimately help make a difference to people’s lives.

Chelsea said: “I aspire to be an engineer of the future, to allow my innovation and passion to improve the quality of lives and tackle environmental issues. I want to represent and inspire people, from young women, to mothers, to vocational students, all of which I hope I can have a voice for and can relate to.”