"With Tutoring I get to see much more of the impact of Volunteering"

Article by Rachel Obordo from The Guardian - Jun 07,  2018

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"For Matthew Gardner tutoring A-level students is not just about passing exams: “I think one-on-one support serves them well as we get the chance to question them beyond exam boards to make sure they can really understand and solve the problems.”

A man wearing a checked shirt under a jumper smiling at the camera Gardner, 28, from Birmingham, volunteers as a physics tutor with the Access Project, which helps students from disadvantaged areas improve their grades and chances of getting into top universities: “The aim is to provide a little extra support to those capable and motivated students who wouldn’t otherwise be able to access tutoring. “In my own field as a clinical scientist working in the NHS, I also hope to break down a student’s perception that if you’re good at science then studying medicine leads to the only viable career. There are so many other options to apply science in healthcare that students may never have heard of.´´..."

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