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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.

Thursday 15 November 2018, 10.00am – 12.00pm 

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Wednesday 19 December 2018, 4.00pm – 6.00pm

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Thursday 31 January 2019, 10.00am – 12.00pm

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Thursday 28 February 2019, 10.00am – 12.00pm

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Thursday 28 March 2019, 10.00am – 12.00pm

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Thursday 25 April 2019, 10.00am – 12.00pm

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Thursday 23 May 2019, 10.00am – 12.00pm

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Thursday 20 June 2019, 10.00am – 12.00pm

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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. 1. Visit the online chat page to see a list of scheduled events
  2. 2. Register for your event or log straight in if the event is live
  3. 3. Start chatting to receive invaluable advice from subject experts!

Upcoming chats

Thursday 6 December 2018, 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Thursday 17 January 2019, 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Thursday 7 February 2019, 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Thursday 14 March 2019, 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Thursday 4 April 2019, 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Thursday 9 May 2019, 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Thursday 6 June 2019, 4.00pm – 6.00pm

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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