Archive for February 23rd, 2012

Another account of residential school studies

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Isabel Hilton, ‘In Egham, knowledge rules’ Independent, 1 Aug 1992.


‘IT’S NOT like Educating Rita you know,’ said a middle-aged woman, between mouthfuls of spicy chicken spring roll. At first glance, she seemed to have a point. In the cavernous dining hall of Royal Holloway and Bedford College, near Egham in Surrey, some 300 students at the Open University’s week-long summer school were having lunch. Most were in their first year of the Arts Foundation course, others in their third year of an arts degree. (more…)