Higher education becomes a performance

AN innovative way of getting young people to think about their futures has been used at Suffolk New College.Educational Theatre Company, CragRats, which is funded by Aimhigher Suffolk, gave an interactive performance informing students about higher education.

AN innovative way of getting young people to think about their futures has been used at Suffolk New College.

Educational Theatre Company, CragRats, which is funded by Aimhigher Suffolk, gave an interactive performance informing students about higher education.

Lindsay Richards, from CragRats, said: “Following a successful tour of colleges earlier this year, CragRats are delighted to be back in the area to deliver the Aimhigher education programme to further education students across the county.”

The programme explores issues such as taking personal responsibility, the different pathways to higher education and time management and planning.

Julian Illman, Aimhigher Suffolk area manager, said: “Aimhigher Suffolk is delighted to fund the CragRats tour again.

“Last year saw a fantastic response from Suffolk's students and it is seen as a unique method of informing students about the higher education option through a fun and interactive performance.

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“The production gives Aimhigher Suffolk another method of communication to raise awareness of higher education to increase participation rates throughout the county.”

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