Dizzee helps summer university show off its new brand
SUMMER University graduate Dizzee Rascal joined supporters as it launched a new brand and ambitions to take the scheme across the country. The chart-topping 24-year-old grew up in Bow and got involved with music projects at the Summer University based
SUMMER University graduate Dizzee Rascal joined supporters as it launched a new brand and ambitions to take the scheme across the country.
The chart-topping 24-year-old who grew up in London's East End got involved with music projects at the Summer University in St Paul's Way Community School in Bow in 1998.
He said: "It's good to be part of something so positive and see that people care are take their time out and make big things happen."
The Summer University started in Tower Hamlets in 1995 and since grown across London and now offers 120 courses for 2,000 young people.
You may also want to watch:
Tower Hamlets Summer University chief executive Sarah Davies unveiled its new brand to guests at City Hall yesterday.
She said: "We've never just operated in Tower Hamlets, we have never only run in the summer and we are not a university."
- 1 East London's 10 prettiest streets to visit
- 2 Police officer sacked after criminal conviction
- 3 Road and rail round-up: Steer clear of these disruptions next week
- 4 Man who stabbed teen at Crossharbour station found guilty of murder
- 5 Three places to go pumpkin picking near east London
- 6 Man in 30s dies after Isle of Dogs stabbing
- 7 Brigade issues fire safety warning after Limehouse studio blaze
- 8 Police patrols to increase after fatal Isle of Dogs stabbing
- 9 Concern growing for man last seen at Bow Road station
- 10 Khalid Ali couldn't hide delight after winning start against Dean Wilkinson
The new brand name "futureversity- where things can happen" will help extend the brand said Ms Davies.