Nine-year-old child genius to graduate university

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By Jack Guy

(CNN) A child prodigy from Belgium is on course to gain a bachelor’s degree at the tender age of nine.

Laurent Simons is studying electrical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) — a tough course even for students of an average graduate age.
Described by staff as “simply extraordinary,” Laurent is on course to finish his degree in December.

He then plans to embark on a PhD program in electrical engineering while also studying for a medicine degree, his father told CNN.

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