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13
Dec

Students from University of Southampton tackling Education Disadvantage

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Southampton Hub has recently expanded their Schools Plus programme to three schools in the city, connecting over 50 university students with school children who may miss out on reaching their full academic potential. Schools Plus was launched in Southampton last year, following its achievements in Oxford, and has since been set up in London and Bristol.

Schools Plus is a community volunteering project led by students at the University of Southampton and supported by Southampton Hub, a charity which aims to inspire, connect and support students to make a difference during their time at university.

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03
Dec

Southampton students show their support for disadvantaged schools

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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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