Nine-year-old Laurent Simons at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands in November. Photo: Reuters Nine-year-old Laurent Simons at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands in November. Photo: Reuters
Nine-year-old Laurent Simons at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands in November. Photo: Reuters
Education

Belgian boy genius Laurent Simons, 9, drops out of university

  • Father, who wanted him to graduate before his 10th birthday, blames school for delaying end date for son’s electrical engineering degree
  • Original timetable meant Laurent would have become world’s youngest graduate by completing three-year course in 10 months

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Nine-year-old Laurent Simons at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands in November. Photo: Reuters Nine-year-old Laurent Simons at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands in November. Photo: Reuters
Nine-year-old Laurent Simons at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands in November. Photo: Reuters
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