Darryl Ursin

Darryl Large20 years old, attending the London School of Economics, UK. Darryl was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2016.

Darryl is studying for a BSc in Actuarial Science at LSE, and achieved a First Class grade in both his first and second years. His main extra-curricular activity is rugby, where he attends training and plays regularly for Hackney Rugby Football Club. He was initially Treasurer and is now President of Speculative Fiction and Table-Top Games Society in LSE.

Throughout the year he has volunteered with the Thomas Pocklington Trust, helping visually impaired people participate in activities, especially swimming. He has also volunteered at the East London Day Centre for Crisis at Christmas.

Darryl interned at UAP (Old Mutual) in Nairobi during the summer 2018.

Darryl's Mum lives and works in Nairobi. LSE supports Darryl for the parental share of his education.


Beacon Workshop Participation

Darryl's Summer 2018 Beacon Citizenship Project involved pulling together a team to mentor and give guidance to the residents of Dagoretti Rehabilitation Centre, Nairobi. 
Click here to view his Presentation Slides.
Darryl has a good stage presence when presenting, with a natural flair and charisma. When working with a team he thinks strategically, and knows what needs to be done.