Gloria Tergat

Gloria Tergat Large121 years old, attending London School of Economics, UK. Gloria was awarded a Beacon Scholarship for School in March 2013, and for University in June 2018.

Gloria is studying towards a BSc in Social Policy. She worked hard to overcome the challenges of settling into a new country and into university life, and achieved an average of a 2.1 in her first year results - a good start to her studies at LSE. She made an effort to attend extra talks such as the LSE Africa summit to broaden her knowledge.

She took a very active part in the Afro Caribbean Society (ACS) Cultural Show. She helped with the choreography and participated in several of the dance routines, including a solo. She attended the gym and boxing and fitness classes over the year.

Gloria applied for and was appointed 1st year Social Policy Rep on Student and Staff Liaison Committee. She created WhatsApp groupchat for Social Policy students to collect complaints and feedback. She campaigned for and was voted in as ACS Social Events Officer and was very involved with Freshers Week and the International Freshers events.

Beacon Workshop Participation

Gloria's 2020 Summer Beacon Citizenship Project was  on enhancing personal development and empowering girls at Tuum Secondary School in Samburu.


At Leadership Workshops, Gloria is an attentive participant who asks excellent questions. When presenting she is confident and has good body language.