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Uni trip inspires sixth formers

posted 22 Nov 2017, 02:40 by Tim Williams   [ updated 4 Dec 2017, 02:19 ]
A whole year group has been inspired by a visit to university.
Year 12 students from NTA6 at Nightingale Academy, in Edmonton, visited the University of Hertfordshire to have a tour of the campus, take part in workshops and to meet with students. They also listened to talks on 
finance and were given advice on putting together their personal statements as part of their university 
Nicola Hunt, careers advisor, said: “The idea of this trip was to get our sixth form students thinking about university. It was an inspirational trip which exposed our students to university life. For some, it was the first time they had had the opportunity to get this kind of experience. “The trip was really good and gave them an insight into what it might be like to study at university.
“We have already taken students to visit universities in London and hope to also get them along to Cambridge to expand their experiences and widen the variety of universities they sample.” Student Ghufran Hashimyar said: “I enjoyed going and seeing people studying at university. It helped me to understand the variety of different options I have in the future.”