Tag : mature student

Features | 'I went into labour the night before my exam'

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Trying to stay on top of deadlines is difficult for many students, but even more so with a baby to look after. This week LS talks to Kathleen Van Geete, a mother of two, about how being a mother spurred her on to get a degree.   What made you … Read More

Blogs | Five Reasons Why Parents Are The Best Students

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1/ We will never be late to a lecture because we have ‘overslept’. ‘Oversleeping’ is an alien concept. A lie in is something we have only heard about in fiction. We seem to have a vague recollection of what a ‘lie in’ is, we have seen it written about on … Read More

Blogs | Why Are You Here?

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When you start any course of study there is the inevitable ‘Now, let’s go around in a circle and find out a little about you – what you have done and why are you here?’ The shy members of the group look at the floor in terror, the confident start … Read More

Blogs | The Extra Mature Fresher

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If you were looking very carefully during the hyper hustle and boozy bustle of Fresher’s week you may have noticed me, fighting my way through the excited energetic flurry of fresh faced nimble undergraduates. You may have seen leaflet distributers make the difficult split second decision of whether to hand … Read More