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Strathclyde People 2017


More than 120 young people aged between five and fourteen had their own Graduation Day at the University of Strathclyde in June.

The graduates were from Glasgow Children’s University – a partnership between Strathclyde, Glasgow City Council and the Children’s University Scotland Trust.

As a socially progressive university, Strathclyde aims to open up higher education opportunities to everyone with ability, regardless of their personal or social circumstances."

Professor Sir Jim McDonald

Chancellor of Glasgow Children’s University and Principal of the University of Strathclyde

One hundred and twenty eight pupils from across Glasgow spent a combined total of 306 days developing their skills and interests, and taking the first exciting and innovative steps towards further and higher education.

Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Chancellor of Glasgow Children’s University and Principal of the University of Strathclyde, said: “I am delighted to welcome more children to the Glasgow Children’s University alumni community.

“As a socially progressive university, Strathclyde aims to open up higher education opportunities to everyone with ability, regardless of their personal or social circumstances. By offering these young people a taste of higher education, the Children’s University is one of the many initiatives we pursue to achieve this goal.”


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