Since 1989 Prisoners’ Education Trust has been providing access to broader learning opportunities for prisoners to enhance their chances of building a better life after release.

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20 Feb 2017

Boxed In? Applying to uni with a criminal record

The road to graduation is a challenging one, but many ex-prisoners face significant obstacles to simply starting out. We speak to three of our learners, who hold four BAs, three MAs and one-and-a-half PhDs between them, about how a ticked box can threaten to stall an academic career before it has begun, and cause difficulties even when study is underway.

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