Friday, 10 August 2012

Injured soldiers studying for archaeology degrees

British soldiers injured in Afghanistan are being given a unique chance to study for archaeology degrees.

The University of Leicester has run a distance learning course in the subject for some time and is now inviting serving and former soldiers who have been injured in the war zone to sign up.

Among those to have taken up the offer is Leicester-born Corporal Steve Winterton.
The father-of-four suffered nerve damage after he was injured in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in 2009.

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