Can I afford University? Counting the cost with HE Partnership

29 Jul 2013

The benefits of higher education include better access to jobs, a rewarding social life, and the opportunity to live independently. But there’s no denying that the costs are also significant: university tuition fees of up to £9,000 a year quickly mount up. By running finance workshops in schools, the HE Partnership project aims to tackle the fear of debt which can be a barrier to staying on in education.

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Villiers Park Hastings Scholars celebrate a year of achievement

10 Jul 2013

The Mayor of Hastings joined Scholars from the Villiers Park Educational Trust Scholars Programme for an evening of celebration hosted by Hastings Academy. The Hastings Scholars Programme is sponsored by the University of Cambridge as part of the collegiate University’s commitment to encouraging able students from backgrounds under-represented in Higher Education to aspire to university.

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"Studying isn't only about books and libraries"

03 Jul 2013

What is it like studying at university? How do students really spend their time? A team of eleven Y10 students from The Manor Community College in Cambridge took on the task of finding out with the Day in The Life challenge from the HE Partnership project.

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