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Returning to education

Advice for prospective students aged 21 and over

Helping you have a rich and full University experience 

Returning to education may seem a challenging prospect, but the Outreach Team is committed to helping students who are 21+ have as rewarding an educational experience as our students who come straight from sixth form.

Outreach Team member, Carolyne Berry works with local further education colleges, particularly those taking alternative routes into higher education, delivering workshops including: 

  • Subject-specific student life talks
  • How to succeed at university interviews and assessments
  • Higher education masterclass
  • Drop-in information, advice and guidance sessions
  • Financial information
  • UCAS application process

For more information about these workshops or any of the 21+ events below contact Carolyne Berry or Chris Prescott.

Come and meet us

LJMU hosts a number of campus drop-in coffee mornings and events throughout the year for students aged 21+. You will be able to speak to staff and students, discuss accommodation, receive expert funding advice and pick up tips for your UCAS application. These are family-friendly events and refreshments are provided.

There are no dop-in dates currently available, please check back soon for updates.

Chat to us online

Throughout the year the Outreach Team also runs online chat events, giving students access to the most relevant and useful information during the application process.

At our frequent 'ask a student' events current LJMU students offer their unique perspective on what it is like to live and study here.

Chatting could not be simpler

1. Visit the chat forum to see a list of scheduled events
2. Log in (simply provide a chat name and email address)
3. Start chatting to receive invaluable advice from subject experts!

Upcoming chats

There are no upcoming chats currently available, please check back soon.

Interested in meeting other mature students?

While studying at LJMU you can meet other mature students by joining the Mature Student Network. Open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, the group meet regularly to socialise and offer support to one another.

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