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Widening access: Schools outreach is absolutely vital

On Tuesday 28 September 2021, the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, hosted a group discussion with university students to celebrate the higher education sector’s achievement of the interim widening access target set by the Scottish Government.

Mitchell is a second-year student who applied to the University of St Andrews as a result of his participation in the First Chances Fife programme.

Watch Mitchell talk about his experience of university 👇