Sidney's Access Bus goes to Merseyside

During the week of 14th-18th April, seven Sidney students are taking time out from exam revision to promote access to Cambridge in the Merseyside area.

The students, who range from first to fourth-years, will be touring the area in a minibus, visiting around 20 state schools and colleges. All seven volunteers attended state schools, and they want to share their experiences of Cambridge with Year 11 and 12 pupils. They hope to debunk some of the myths associated with Cambridge, and explain what the University has to offer.

The Access Bus is a new initiative for Sidney, and was organised by fourth-year linguist Priyanka Rao, who is herself from Merseyside. The other volunteers are: Chris Barrow, Melissa Conboy, Katherine Hirst, Ruth Jackson, Tess Sanders and Robert Waddingham.

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2008.

For further information please contact the Admissions Officer, Miss Sophie Comiskey (admissions@sid.cam.ac.uk)

News item posted Sunday, 3rd May 2015

  • Sidney students ready to visit Merseyside
  • Sidney students ready to visit Merseyside