Unconventional would be one word to describe OIiver Houfe’s eventual journey to Edge Hill University.
A student who has gone the extra mile to support mature learners returning to education has been recognised with a prestigious University Scholarship.
A Chorley teaching student who had a baby during her third year has graduated with a First Class Honours degree, and secured a teaching post to start in September.
The chance to take control of her destiny and pursue education later in life proved crucial in Heather Ransom’s Fastrack journey.
Fastrack proved such a successful route into higher education for Elizabeth Richards that she went on to teach it!
Secondary teacher Paul Jenkins acknowledges that Edge Hill University’s Fastrack course provided a turning point in his career when he decided to go back to study in 2000.
Rona Francis’ life was transformed following her decision to pursue higher education through the Fastrack course, which in 2019 celebrates its 21st year.
This month we celebrate the success of our Fastrack students. Claire was inspired to undertake and complete a Fastforward course, going on to gain a first-class honours degree in Early Childhood Studies in 2010.
The route to higher educational attainment via Fastrack sated Gay Kowo’s thirst for knowledge when she embarked on her course in 2011.
This month sees the ‘coming of age’ of Edge Hill’s Fastrack programme, an intensive course designed to provide the skills to prepare participants for degree study at the University.