Another String to Their Bows
A new OU qualification lets bright sixth formers study university modules
Seventeen-year-old Michell Sui wants to study medicine. A student at the Leventhorpe School, a foundation school in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Michell has been given the chance to supplement her A- level studies with a degree-level course on genetics.
Michell is one of 23 Leventhorpe sixth-formers celebrating passing Open University courses offered through their school as part of YASS (The Open University's Young Applicants in Schools and Colleges Scheme). YASS offers Year 12 and 13 school students the chance to study university course modules at first-year undergraduate level, alongside …
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Publication information: Article title: Another String to Their Bows. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: April 1, 2008. Page number: 44. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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