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Further and Higher Education behind ParalympicsGB London 2012 medal success

Another impressive day at the London 2012 Games saw ParalympicsGB hit its medal target to surpass the total from Beijing four years ago and unsurprisingly students and alumni are at the forefront with Team FE & HE claiming 20 of our nation’s 32 golds, and more than half of our 110 medals.

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Sarah Storey

Royal College of Music graduate set to perform at Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony

A Royal College of Music graduate is to perform in front of millions of people on Sunday at the Paralympic Games' Closing Ceremony.

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Nicholas McCarthy

Canterbury Christ Church University leads the way in Paralympic research

Of the 4,500 athletes competing at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, nearly all will have inspirational stories of how they reached the largest sport event in the world. But for many, part of that story will include the instrumental contribution from an international project led by Canterbury Christ Church University, which re-introduces athletes with learning disabilities into the London 2012 Games.

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Jan Burns Professor of Clinical Psychology at Canterbury Christ Church

Durham University student on target for London 2012 Paralympic Games

Durham University student Gemma Collis will be making her Paralympic debut as part of the wheelchair fencing female epee team at the London 2012 Games.

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Gemma Collis

Bicton College student scoops London 2012 Paralympic Games rescue role

Working as a volunteer for the RNLI charity that saves lives at sea, Henry Mock will start his once-in-a-lifetime role at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, as we launch into the sailing events today.

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Henry Mock Bicton College