10th March 2005
UNIVERSITY TO HOST CONNEXIONS PARENTS’ EVENING
Around 300 parents of sixth-form children are expected to
Parents from all over
All those attending have children currently in year 12 who are beginning to think about applying to university.
Visitors will hear a selection of talks including those on
student finance by Kath Hunt of Lincolnshire County Council and a parents’ talk
by Ian Barnes, Head of Corporate Strategy at the
There will also be advice from John Herbert, Information
Manager for Connexions Lincolnshire and
Visitors will also be able to talk to Connexions staff and use university computers to log on to the UCAS web site.
“Applying to university is a big decision for youngsters and often their parents can feel as if they don’t have all the information they need to advise their children,” said Karen Raynes, UK Student Recruitment Manager for the university.
“We are pleased to be able to host this event and we hope that those attending will leave the university feeling more confident about the whole applications procedure.”
For more information or to reserve a place at the parents’ evening, contact Connexions Lincolnshire on 0800 16 30 26.
For more information contact:
Matt Cross, Assistant Press Officer
(01522) 886625 firstname.lastname@example.org
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