130 students from disadvantaged backgrounds complete pre-university summer school

15th August 1997 at 01:00
* The nine-week pre-university summer school for Lothians leavers has been completed by 130 students from disadvantaged backgrounds. The course prepares them academically and socially for undergraduate life by honing study and communication skills, sampling first-year subjects and helping raise their self-confidence.

Admissions officers at the three universities in Edinburgh and Queen Margaret College agree to accept students whose summer school assessments confirm their potential.

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