University challenges young perceptions Premium22 October 2015 | by Joanna Moorhead
For many children from poor backgrounds, the idea of getting a degree is completely alien. But, as Joanna Moorhead reports, a new scheme helps them to understand how it is within their grasp In a few weeks’ time a very special graduation ceremony will take place at Leeds Trinity University. In many ways it will be just like any other graduation: the jubilant scholars will be wearing bright red gowns and mortar boards; their parents will be beaming with pride. There will be speeches from the university chancellor and other academics, and then there will be the presentation of the degree certificates followed by lots of photos. But the thing that will be different is that the young people receiving degrees won’t be 21 or 22, as the majority of new graduates are. They will be ni
Register for free articles a month or subscribe now from £53* for 6 months unlimited access to article content.
Subscribe now and enjoy access to all parts of the tablet website, Including its 175 year archive...
Delivered to you each week
Read online / download on your iPad, iPhone, computer or Android device
For institutions: read online / download on your iPad, iPhone, computer or Android device. Email email@example.com for more information
Most Read Articles
Setting themselves apartPremium
Manage my subcription hereManage
Sign up for our newsletterSign Up