Major funding boost for ethnic minority students

Major funding boost for ethnic minority students
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A major funding boost has been agreed to support undergraduate students from ethnic minority backgrounds to study at a London University.

The City of London Corporation’s Education Board has announced funding of £320,000 to back 35 Equity Awards for ethnic minority undergraduate students to study at Goldsmiths, University of London.

The funding will be rolled out over a three-year period to allow future students to benefit from the cash boost. Students will become part of a programme that offers academic and pastoral support.

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The single-site campus in New Cross, in southeast London, the Goldsmiths delivers world-leading research and education. The wide range of range of topics across its 18 departments cover the arts, social science, cultural studies, computing, law, teaching, social work, business management and the humanities.

Chair of the City of London Corporation’s Education Board, Caroline Haines, said: “Our funding demonstrates the City Corporation’s commitment to higher education and our support for lifelong learning, especially to people who would not otherwise get the opportunity to study at undergraduate level.”

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