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College Uses Photos Of Rejected Student In Prospectus

by | 28th, October 2011

THE Portsmouth News reports on Aaron Jones. He was rejected by South Down’s College, where he had applied to study A-levels in business, biology and sociology. The college then used photos of the 18-year-old in its 2012 prospectus.

Says he:

“It’s totally hypocritical of them. South Downs let me down in a big way but now they’re using my project to make them look good. They rejected my application to do A-levels because they said they felt I wouldn’t commit to the course, but clearly they think highly enough of the work I did to advertise it.”

A South Downs spokeswoman explains:

“The photograph was taken on April 1 at an engineering event for students to showcase their work. Aaron received a pass grade for this project. The prospectus is promoting the course he was on and completed. The prospectus was in print before Aaron applied for a different course.”

So. He was passed one course but was not educated enough to get onto

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