Cornish target families with no degree tradition

April 19, 2002

Plymouth University launched a scheme this week to widen participation from Cornish schoolchildren coming from families where there is no tradition of university study.

Participants will receive extra learning assistance from the university's e-mentoring scheme, which involves Plymouth students providing information, advice and support via weekly emails to those taking part.

Students will also collect evidence for school records of achievement and gain a certificate for each year of completion. This will provide evidence of their efforts for potential universities and employers.

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