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    Hi Guys,

    Well, it's been a while... I'm returning to the university in my 30's to take a PGCE and become a chemistry teacher.

    Trent gives every student an N-number, and they're recycling my old one so it's probably going to be obvious that I'm a few years out of date.

    I'm really hoping to spend some time "being a student" and make some friends. Amongst other things I'm a mandarin speaker and it'll be nice to get a chance to practice in a student community again... I'm not too old am I?
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    Hi Guys,

    Well, it's been a while... I'm returning to the university in my 30's to take a PGCE and become a chemistry teacher.

    Trent gives every student an N-number, and they're recycling my old one so it's probably going to be obvious that I'm a few years out of date.

    I'm really hoping to spend some time "being a student" and make some friends. Amongst other things I'm a mandarin speaker and it'll be nice to get a chance to practice in a student community again... I'm not too old am I?
    Hi polysci,

    Please don't worry about age, you won't be the youngest, but there will be definitely postgraduates who will be a similar age or older than you!

    Just because you are a postgraduate student, it doesn't mean you can't be involved in Welcome Week and the events. There is a postgraduate BBQ, which will be a good place to meet other postgraduate students and you can still get involved in societies. Have a look at the list we have below:

    NTSU Societies

    I don't think we had a Mandarin Society, but if there is enough interest, you could certainly set one up!

    Let me know if you have any more questions

    Thanks,

    Ellen
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    As long as you haven't halted recruitment from Taiwan and China I'll find someone to practice with!
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    (Original post by polysci)
    As long as you haven't halted recruitment from Taiwan and China I'll find someone to practice with!
    Well we definitely haven't done that!
 
 
 
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