This is where the candidates of The Apprentice 2022 went to university

Amy Anzel attended a US Ivy League Uni

When watching the candidates of this year’s Apprentice inflate their own ego’s every Thursday night at 9pm, you’d think they all got three master’s degrees and a PhD from Oxbridge. However, whilst they do (questionably) have the brains, a few of their university backgrounds are more normal than you’d think and they might have even attended the same nights out as you. This is somewhat motivating, as despite which uni you attend you can still go on the Apprentice and be an entrepreneur and follow your dreams – or you can embarrass yourself on TV in front of the nation for a few weeks. With that in mind, here’s where every Apprentice 2022 candidate went to university.

Akeem Bundu- Kamara

Studied at: Queen Mary University of London


via Instagram @akeembk

Akeem went to QMUL in 2010 and gained a 1st class degree in Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics. He was a Maths course rep in his second year, and I’m unsure if that is something to brag about.

Akshay Thakrar

Studied at: Coventry University


via Instagram @akshay.thakrar

Akshay studied Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Coventry University, and appears to be one of the lucky few graduates that actually uses their degree in their chosen career path.

Amy Anzel

Studied at: Columbia University

via Instagram @amy_anzel

Amy studied a bachelor’s degree in Music at the US Ivy League school Columbia. The university has an average admissions rate of six per cent which is incredibly competitive as Harvard is around five per cent.

The university is also in New York which makes me slightly jealous about Amy’s life but also confused as to why she left to come to the UK in the first place.

Brittany Carter

Studied at: University of Essex


via Instagram @brittcarterr

Brittany studied a BA in Hotel Management at the University of Essex and achieved a first.

Conor Gilsenan

Studied at: University College Dublin and Northumbria University


via Instagram @guillotine_92

Conor attained a scholarship to study a Bachelor of Commerce at University College Dublin from 2011-2014, and he then went on to study Leadership & Management at Northumbria University in 2015 and graduated with a 2:1.

Francesca Kennedy Wallbank

Studied at: Loughborough University

via Instagram

Francesca studied at Loughborough in 2013 and graduated with a first class degree in Mathematics. She was Vice President of the Maths committee, Social Sec of Trading Society, on the Mathematics Netball Team and a course representative. Just reading that makes me tired.

She definitely has that “rah” netball girl personality, and she’s from Surrey so it makes sense.

Harpreet Kaur

Studied at: Leeds Metropolitan University and The Open University


via Instagram @harpsi_kaur

Harpreet went to Leeds Metropolitan Uni to study Marketing and Advertising Management for a year between 2009-10. In 2011, she went on to study BA Leadership & Management at The Open University and graduated with first class honours.

Jealous that she studied at the Open Uni and paid less fees than the rest of us who mugs who recently paid £9000 for online lectures.

Navid Sole

Studied at: King’s College London

via Instagram @navid_sole

Navid studied an integrated Masters in Pharmacy at King’s from 2013-2017, so despite Lord Sugar and his teammates disrespecting his pharmacy skills, Navid has quite a prestigious degree that says otherwise.

Sophie Wilding

Studied at: Bristol University

via instagram @sophiewildingxx

We are unsure about when Sophie studied at Bristol exactly but she attained a BA in Business.

Stephanie Affleck

Studied at: University of West London


via Instagram @stephanieaffleck_

Stephanie studied at BA Events Management at the University of West London in 2015 and achieved a first.

The Apprentice is on Thursday nights at 9pm on BBC1. Episodes will also be available on iPlayer

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