Vaqas has completed a degree in medicine at Oxford University.
of Sir Thomas Rich's School in Gloucester, he got off to a good
start educationally by gaining an amazing ten A* grades in his GCSEs
- the highest exam score ever attained there according to the headmaster
Mr Ian Kelly.
Vaqaz celebrates after getting his GCSE results
from Gloucester, was born in Britain and follows in the footsteps
of his Pakistani-born parents, both of whom studied degrees taken
in their native land.
mother, Nasreen Akhtar, is senior librarian with Gloucestershire
County Council and his father, Munawar Hussain, holds a senior post
with Bristol City Council.
worked in New York and China after winning a study award from the
British Medical Council before taking up a position at the John
Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.
See 'The Pakistani Community'