3rd year Journalism student, Sam Bullock, looks at his journey through University and what Graduation means to him
Tag: Mature Students
Mature Student Life
Debbie Andrews is a mature Business, Economics and Finance student. In this blog she talks about her concerns about retraining, her new found skills and her experiences at the Uni: UCAS define a mature student […]
Enjoying University as a Mature Student
Starting University as a mature student can be both an exciting and daunting time with much of the University’s resources sometimes appearing to be aimed at recruiting younger, undergraduate students. I asked my colleague Georgie to give us an insight into her experience as a mature student at the University of Worcester and here is what she had to say…
PGCE and Parenting? Laura’s Story
PGCE and Parenting. Can it be done? Maybe you’re considering doing a PGCE, but wondering how you will be able to balance study and placements with family life.
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.
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.
I can’t study at University; I’m too old, aren’t I?
Considering University as a mature student? Worried about whether it is possible? This short guide will help alleviate common misconceptions.