John Wilson

Medical Admissions Expert

John is an Oxford graduate with an honours degree in Biological Sciences, also holding a PGCE from Cambridge. He brings his expertise in the biological and medical sciences to Dukes, along with his extensive knowledge of medical school admissions. John is a lay member of the university admissions panel for medical school undergraduate entry at UCL (University College London) and has also performed this role at Imperial College and Queen Mary University in London.

John was educated at The Queen’s College, Oxford, and studied for his teaching qualification at Homerton College, Cambridge. He joined Ashbourne Independent Sixth Form in 2000 as a Biology and Science teacher, becoming Director of Studies in 2005. From 2014 to 2017 John was Principal of Acorn House College, an independent Sixth Form College in West London, specialising in preparing students for university degrees in medicine and the sciences.