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Mature Learners Webinar Series

We are delighted to invite you to join us for our Mature Learners Webinar Series.

  • Mon 28 Jun - Thu 29 Jul 21

    17:00

  • Online

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  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Event organiser

    Student Recruitment

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The webinars are designed to support mature students, or those who have had a break from education, in preparing to transition to study at university. The event will run over four days in June and again in July, providing information about financing your studies, connecting with current students and top tips from our Skills for Success team.

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Booking is essential. Please reserve your place by completing our booking form below.

June Programme

Monday 28 June at 5pm - Skills for Success

Studying at university is an exciting prospect but can initially appear to be rather daunting too. Becoming familiar with university study settings can prepare you for success without stress. The purpose of these sessions is to demonstrate how academic study is about preparation for, participation in, and contribution to academic discussion. Attending these sessions using a iPad, laptop or computer is preferable as you will be accessing the internet.

In this first session, we will be exploring different types of learning environment. We will consider how to prepare for them including a who's who of people you are likely to encounter. 

Tuesday 29 June at 5pm - Student Finance for Undergraduate Students

Find out about what financial support is available for undergraduate students. The webinar will explore loans available from Student Finance England, scholarships and bursaries available from Essex and specific information for students who are mature, estranged, care leavers and those with dependents.  

Tuesday 29 June at 5pm - Student Finance for Postgraduate Students

Find out about what financial support is available for postgraduate students. The webinar will explore loans available from Student Finance England, scholarships and bursaries available from Essex and specific information for students who are mature, estranged, care leavers and those with dependents.

Wednesday 30 June at 5pm - Skills for Success

In this second skills for success session will look at how to access and use e-learning technologies as a reading-to-writing process for various genres of assignment writing.  

Thursday 1 July at 5pm - Student Experience

A chance to talk to current students about their studies and life on campus. Pick up some top tips on returning to education and helpful information on matters such as employability, childcare, commuting and the Essex mature learners community. 

July Programme

Please note these sessions will be a repeat of the June sessions.

Tuesday 27 July at 5pm - Student Finance for Undergraduate Students

Tuesday 27 July at 5pm - Student Finance for Postgraduate Students

Wednesday 28 July at 5pm - Skills for Success

Thursday 29 July at 5pm - Student Experience

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