6th July 2006
NEW UNIVERSITY OPENS IN
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The proportion of boys going into higher education is significantly lower than that of girls. In the 2002/3 academic year, the proportional increase in women accepted for higher education was double that of men, according to statistics compiled by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
to 14th July, 35 boys from schools across the
During their stay they will be involved in a variety of outdoor activities and projects based on sustainable technology. They’ll also be getting hands-on experience in the science laboratories at Riseholme and going on tours of the university’s Brayford Pool campus.
Biological Sciences at the
The schools taking part are: Babington Community College in Leicester, Banovallum School in Horncastle, Branston Community College in Lincoln, Cordeaux School Louth, Dukeries Community College in Newark, Gartree Community School in Tattershall, Gleed Boys’ School in Spalding, Haywood Comprehensive in Nottingham, John Spendluffe School in Alford, The Haven High Technology College in Boston, Monks' Dyke Technology Collegein Louth, Portland Comprehensive in Worksop, The Aveland High School in Sleaford, The Castle Hills Community Arts College in Gainsborough, The George Farmer Technology College in Holbeach, The Priory LSST in Lincoln and William Lovell Church of England School in Stickney.
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