A CAMPAIGN inspiring Wearside’s teenagers to fulfil their potential is launched by the Echo today.
Degrees of Success aims to urge more young people to make the life-changing decision to go to university.
In the face of growing concerns surrounding youth unemployment, we want to help increase the number of graduates passing through the University of Sunderland.
It is vital to the future prosperity of Wearside that our young people are given a chance to show their talents, fulfil their career ambitions and increase their earning potential in the years to come.
We know times are hard and that increasing tuition fees are making it difficult for many to afford to go to university, but such is the belief in our campaign that an influential group of people and organisations have come on board. During the week you will hear from those whose lives have been changed by their time at university.
Steve Cram, chancellor at the university, said: “We need as many people as possible educated to degree level to ensure this great city continues to grow and prosper.”