I moved to the UK from Cameroon when I was five. I can't remember life before I came here and always assumed that I would have the same opportunities as my friends.
I couldn't wait to go to university and accepted an offer to study in Manchester.
However a month before I was due to go, I received a letter which changed everything.
It said that because my immigrant status is classed as ‘limited leave to remain’, I was not eligible for student finance.
There was no way I could afford to go without a student loan and had to completely change my future plans.
I have made a film with Fixers to share my story and call for all children in the UK to be given the same opportunities, regardless of where they were born.
I would like to thank my fellow Fixer Shalima Koroma for helping me with this campaign.
Me and my friends want young people to know that calories aren't the enemy!
Tilly and Bella