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What's it REALLY like as a thirty-something going to uni for the first time? watch

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    (Original post by john2054)
    So if you can't read another degree, what are you going to do now then?
    Looking for a job.
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    (Original post by ironandbeer2)
    Great thread, very encouraging for us 'oldies'!
    HEAR ! HEAR!

    This was the exact thread i was looking for , lots of positives for the real "mature" students
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    Good luck to you! I'm 49 and will be starting a Foundation year for Engineering this September... and I'm 49. Been a taxi driver for the last 13 years and I cannot face doing that for another 20 years. I dunno which uni yet though as I have 1 unconditional offer already but I'm waiting on one more which is my 1st choice.

    I did my GCSE maths last year at night school. I was the 2nd oldest on that course but I got on with everyone even though most were well younger than me. Only issue (very minor at that) was when I made it public knowledge I was for the leaving the EU in the referendum. That "raised eyebrows" shall we say and it's taught me to keep my political views to myself when at uni. I don't want the safe space, no platforming brigade to make my life a misery.
 
 
 
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