Commemorative Poster, De Montfort University and Sir John Gleed Technology School

Scope and Content

Cartoon presenting the route students must take in order to reach their goal, De Montfort University. The University is presented as a castle on top of a steep hill. which students are preparing to climb. The 'compact route attainable by all' is shown as a winding path, while those who do not follow the compact path encounter mishaps. This image is a black and white sketch.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cartoon presented to De Montfort University to mark the formal launch of a 'compact agreement' with the Sir John Gleed Technology School. The compact system allowed a pupil to study at a designated college, making them 'compact' with the university to have an automatic entry to a degree course. The idea behind this was to make university more attainable. The Sir John Gleed Technology School was based in Spalding, Lincolnshire.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for general access. External researchers are advised to make an appointment with the Archivist

Acquisition Information

The Poster was presented to the University from Sir John Gleed Technology School.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The image is in good condition.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Gursharan Hayre, Graduate Champion, January 2018.

Conditions Governing Use

Material may be copied for research purposes only, subject to copyright regulations and the condition of the material.

Related Material

More information on the 'compact system' can be found in the minutes of the meeting of the Board of Governors held on the 9th December 1994.

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