A group of Southampton students are helping disadvantaged pupils achieve their academic potential. Working as part of the education project, Schools Plus, the structured year-long programme will see the group from the Southampton Hub tackle educational disadvantage in Southampton schools.

This will involve the students entering local schools acting as a positive role model to increase pupils’ aspirations and understanding of higher education. The students will then develop valuable and transferable skills in tutoring, communication, leadership and relationship building as well as benefit from networking opportunities and information about careers in education.

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