‘It opened my eyes to going to university’ - Melbourn Village College students visit Anglia Ruskin’s Cambridge campus

PUBLISHED: 14:35 05 February 2017 | UPDATED: 14:36 05 February 2017

Melbourn VC students at the ARU lecture theatre.

Melbourn VC students at the ARU lecture theatre.


Ahead of selecting their GCSE subjects, Year 9 Melbourn Village College students have attended an Eyes on the Prize Day at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.

Melbourn VC students visited Anglia Ruskin University.Melbourn VC students visited Anglia Ruskin University.

The day started in a lecture theatre where students were encouraged to think about their journey through education.

A visit to a careers fair and a tour of the ARU campus followed.

Melbourn VC students being shown around campus.Melbourn VC students being shown around campus.

Student Faith Crockford said: “It was very informative.”

Arthur Gomm commented: “It made you much more aware of the apprenticeships around and I’d like to get one in construction or plumbing. Lots of my friends, who hadn’t thought about going to university before, are now saying they really want to go.”

And Mitch McCabe added: “It opened my eyes to going to university.”


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