Since graduating from uni as a mature student, I often reflect on my decision to return to education. I was worried that I wouldn’t gain as much from the experience as I would have if I had gone at the ‘right time’. I couldn’t have been more wrong!!!
Earn As You Learn – A job that works for you!
As I mentioned in my budgeting blog, one of the best ways to increase your income whilst at university is to get a part-time job.
Thoughts you have when you have your first tutorial
I remember my first few weeks at the University of Worcester well. Everything felt a little bit different, I felt a little unsure and still nervous. Then I got an email asking me to book an appointment for my first tutorial.
37,000 courses – How do I choose one?
Choosing what to study for your degree is going to be one of the hardest, yet most important decisions you will make.
Worcester: The City of Happiness!
Having graduated from my English Degree and thinking about my next steps, I often ponder over my decision to make Worcester my permanent home. It would be fair to say that I fell in love with the place the first time I visited and have never looked back.
Can mature students really live happily in halls?
I often get asked by mature students ‘What is it like living in university accommodation?’ I find this question really hard to answer as I never lived on campus, but rented a house privately whilst I was at university.
Money Matters – Budgeting as a mature student
So, I had taken the leap I had always dreamt of.
I had quit my full-time job after an 11-year career in Financial Services, managed to get through my Access course and coped financially (just!) and now I was heading to university. Money was a worry.
Pip to the Post: Interview Tips
University courses that require interviews can put people off. Don’t let something as small as a 10-minute interview stop you from following your dreams.