Lifelong Learning Centre

Post Category: Foundation Years

Below is a list of all posts in the category Foundation Years.

New and improved Science Foundation Years

Monday, 02 December 2013

Our Science Foundation Year (SFY) programmes have undergone some very exciting changes over the past year. Firstly, all our modules are now completely taught here at the University of Leeds. This benefits our students in many ways: from the beginning of their studies they are on the University campus getting to know their way round campus (especially making use of the Red Route when it’s wet!), finding out how to make the most of the facilities and support available such as the Library, Leeds University Union and other student support services. Our revamped science modules provide experience in scientific...

Categories: Foundation Years, Science


Lifelong learning: New decisions, new ways of life

Tuesday, 02 July 2013

As we prepare to launch our new conversion route into science, it has made me reflect on the value of lifelong learning at any age. We see so many people in the Lifelong Learning Centre whose lives have been limited in the past by decisions that they made, or had little choice over, when still quite young at school. It can be really hard to know when making choices of subject at 13 or 14 what you might be good at in many years’ time. It may be difficult to see where education leads at all, if you haven’t seen...

Categories: Foundation Years, Science