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Year 12 students awarded for completing modules at University

21 November 11

The University of Bradford's School of Lifelong Development and Education will award certificates to 25 year 12 students', for successfully completing modules in the PL24 scheme.

The certificates will be awarded on Wednesday 23 November 2011 by Mark Cleary – Vice Chancellor of the University of Bradford.

The 25 students who completed the scheme are from Aire Valley School, Belle Vue Boys, Bradford Academy, Bradford College, Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College, Carlton-Bolling College, Feversham College, Grange Technology College, Immanuel College, all from within the Bradford District.

The scheme, a national first, complements students AS studies and gives students an insight into university life. Students have the opportunity to study modules in Law, Psychology or Science, which will give them an edge when applying for places at university by giving them an unstoppable CV. The modules are also designed to develop study skills, as well as communication and presentation skills.

The University of Bradford is thrilled with the success of the scheme.  Feedback received from previous students who completed the scheme achieved one grade better than their predicted AS level grades. Students who completed the scheme in 2010 have now progressed to courses into Higher Education at various universities across the country. 

Dean of the School of Lifelong Education and Development, at the University of Bradford, Nadira Mirza, said: "The Progression into Level 4 scheme offers a fantastic opportunity to the students of Bradford to achieve qualification which will place them ahead of other applicants when applying to study in higher education."

The P2L4 scheme 2011 cohort was supported via a partnership between the University of Bradford and Aimhigher Bradford & District.

21 November 11

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