Serial offender Natalie Atkinson
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From teen criminal to a first in criminology

Natalie Atkinson left school at 12 and fell into a life of crime.

She says she committed more than 100 offences. Now, she has gained a first class honours degree in criminology.

Natalie has also been named student of the year by the National Union of Students (NUS).

She spoke to Radio 1's Newsbeat programme about her experiences.

  • 16 Jul 2014