Education

Oxford University denies it rejected Stormzy scholarship

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The University of Oxford has denied claims it rejected an offer by Stormzy to fund two black students through a scholarship scheme.It told Radio 1 Newsbeat it "admires" his commitment but it had not "received or turned down any offer or proposal".It comes after Stormzy claimed the university rejected his scholarship idea - which has since been taken up by the University of Cambridge.Newsbeat has
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Musician Stormzy on why he’s funding university scholarships

[ad_1] Musician Stormzy says he will fund two black British students to go to the University of Cambridge.The Stormzy Scholarship will pay for tuition fees and provide a maintenance grant for up to four years of an undergraduate course.Speaking to BBC reporter Ricky Boleto at his former school in south London, he stressed the importance of taking every opportunity in education. [ad_2] Source link
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Royal wedding: Stormzy song helps archbishop with nerves

[ad_1] Image caption Blinded By Your Grace is a song on Stormzy's debut album Gang Signs & Prayer The Archbishop of Canterbury has turned to grime artist Stormzy to help quell his nerves as he prepares for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.The Most Reverend Justin Welby will officiate the highly anticipated ceremony at Windsor Castle on 19 May.He said Blinded By Your Grace, a song released by the rapper