Reference number
  • D/073
  • Collection
  • 1995
Extent and medium
  • 1 A3 Poster
  • 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 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
Conditions governing reproduction
  • Material may be copied for research purposes only, subject to copyright regulations and the condition of the material.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
  • The image is in good condition.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
  • The Poster was presented to the University from Sir John Gleed Technology School.
Related units of description
  • 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.
Archivist's note
  • Catalogued by Gursharan Hayre, Graduate Champion, January 2018.