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Below is a list of all posts in the category Student Conference.

Feeling inspired…

Friday, 17 July 2015

Very occasionally there are episodes of the popular TV show Doctor Who where previous incarnations of The Doctor return to the show and we have the rare chance to see not one Doctor on screen but two, three, four and, if memory serves me right, on one occasion five. It may seem a very tenuous link but last Saturday felt like one of these episodes – sharing a day at the end of the academic year with current students from the Lifelong Learning Centre - reflecting back on their achievements over the last twelve months  - as well as...

Categories: Achievements, Learning, Mature Students, Part-Time Students, Student Conference, Student Experience, Student Voices

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A celebration of learning!

Wednesday, 08 July 2015

The following blog is a guest post from Matt Masters, who has just finished the first year of a Civil Engineering degree after completing his Interdisciplinary Science Foundation Year with the Lifelong Learning Centre. I presented at last year’s LLC Student Conference at the suggestion of my personal tutor. During the course of the year I completed a scientific report on a subject of my choosing as part of my Skills to Succeed in the Sciences module and it was this subject that I chose to present at the 2014 conference. I enjoyed presenting at the event and...

Categories: Achievements, Learning, Mature Students, Part-Time Students, Student Conference, Student Experience, Student Voices

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Student conference success

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Our first Lifelong Learning Centre (LLC) student conference, entitled 'Celebrations about learning: if I can, you can!' took place last Thursday (27th June). The event was organised by a student committee who have all worked hard to make it a success. Emma McNamara was the first to present; she has recently completed the Preparation to Higher Education course (PHE) and shared her learning journey from this year, overcoming barriers such as fears about returning to education and financial worries. Kathleen Georgiades (BA Child & Family Studies)...

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