Belgian child prodigy, 9, quits university in row over graduation date

Belgian child prodigy, 9, quits university in row over graduation date

Laurent Simons,9, who was due to complete a 3-year engineering degree in 10 months before the end of the year - which would have made him the world’s first-ever graduate under 10 - has now been told by the Eindhoven University that the target is no longer feasible as he still needs to finish a number of exams. His parents refused a mid-2020 graduation date and removed him from the course.

Tom A
Tom A
david dindu
david dindu 5 months

wow the youngest college dropout

Krešimir Turkalj
Krešimir Turkalj 5 months

If I understood correctly, kid didn't drop out, but rather his parents dropped him out because university said he can't graduate before his 10th birthday because he still had many exams to finish? O.o

porcus
porcus 5 months

Guess he will find a university that won't have that problem....

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