Tag : part-time

Why MatSoc needs to stay: an interview with the society for mature students

2 years ago / 0 comments

Sue is a little older than the average University student. Sitting across from me in the crowded Refectory, she giggles: “I am not going to tell you how old I am, but I am old enough to be your grandma”. She’s Secretary for MatSoc, the mature students’ society. MatSoc meet … Read More

News | Travel costs hampering part-time students

4 years ago / 0 comments

Part-time students are being hampered by travel costs, a Union survey has found. Figures published by the Student Advice Centre this month reveal that 63% of part-time students spend a ‘large portion’ of their outgoings on travel, with 45% ‘very concerned’ about travel costs. Mature students also suffer high travel … Read More