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Giving it a Go

Friday, 24 January 2014

It’s often the case that we talk ourselves out of doing things that we’d really like to do, letting our past hold us back from experiencing new tastes and fulfilling new creative urges. I recall in a previous role working with some superb amateur arts and crafts groups from across the country - many of which had seen a steady decline in their numbers over the years as their existing membership grew older with no younger members coming along to replace them. These groups did their best to advertise to the local community but often limited their information to what...

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Socially speaking

Friday, 01 November 2013

Being a student at University of Leeds, no matter what your background, is not only about reaching your academic, professional and personal goals. It is also about a wider transformation too - shaping your life experiences (no matter what your age) and making this time in your life one that you remember with fondness - an experience where new friendships are born, metaphorical doors are opened and new horizons are explored. A lot of those experiences certainly come from your academic study - from knowledge gained, learning from tutors and other students – the ‘left sided brain’ stuff. A good...

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Student Social Events

Friday, 15 March 2013

Students walking
Wednesday saw the Lifelong Learning Centre’s (LLCs) end of term lunch, a social event for mature, part-time and foundation year students. This offers students from across the University the chance to meet others who may be in a similar situation, such as balancing multiple commitments or returning to education after a gap of a few years (or more!). As a fairly new member of the LLC, I can clearly remember my first student social event as the most enlightening part of my introduction to the centre. It was through meeting people who have decided to return to education, either as...

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