University marks association with social mobility charity

07 Aug 2018

This summer more than 500 teenagers from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds will have stayed at the University of Cambridge to learn more about what it’s like to study at one of its 31 Colleges. They’ll come from all corners of the UK, keen to find ways of achieving their dream of becoming an undergraduate at one of the world’s leading academic institutions.

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How the Sutton Trust Summer Schools forge lasting friendships

03 Mar 2009

Each year hundreds of sixth formers from schools and colleges up and down the country benefit from residential Summer Schools run by the Sutton Trust, an educational charity dedicated to raising aspirations among less privileged groups. As the deadline for this year’s applications approaches, we caught up with two Cambridge students whose lives were changed by taking part in the Summer School and who formed a lasting friendship as a result.

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