Dorothy Morris (nee Cropper)
" … We were a small intake in 1949 of fifty-six – a motley group, school leavers , National Service men , mature students, recent graduates, all teacher-training applicants, but we jelled as a family. …"
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Dorothy Cropper was one of the first 56 students who were admitted in September 1949.
She was housed in "Bentley Springs", a bedroom shared with five other girls, and recalls being hungry and cold, but valued the community spirit and lasting friendships.