Students and the new academic year

Posted: 23/09/2014 by Alice Reynolds in UALL News

Students and the new academic year

As the new academic year begins, the potential impact on all new students in terms of lifestyle, opportunities and choices merits consideration. Students new to higher level academic study, particularly mature or "widening participation" students, are likely to be both excited

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UALL Annual Seminar, November - Programme now available
UALL 2015 Annual Conference - Glasgow

Posted: 19/09/2014 by Alice Reynolds in UALL News

UALL 2015 Annual Conference - Glasgow

The Annual Conference is the high point of the UALL year, and we can announce that in 2015 the Conference will be held at the University of Strathclyde, 11-13th March. The theme will be Making the Lifelong learning University a Reality, with strands addressing the context of adul

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Annual Seminar - 27 November, London

Posted: 19/09/2014 by Alice Reynolds in UALL News

Annual Seminar - 27 November, London

Each year we organise a seminar on current and upcoming major trends in higher education lifelong learning. This year the theme is: Transformative learning: national and international dimensions. We are delighted that Professor Sir Peter Scott and Professor John Field will be s

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UALL Networks Conference, Leeds - 13 November 2014
Good news from UCAS

Posted: 28/08/2014 by Alice Reynolds in UALL News

Good news from UCAS

After several years of a downward trend in the number of mature students in higher education 2014 figures from UCAS show an increase. More than 100,000 UK students aged 20 and over will be taking higher level courses, a rise of 6% on last year.

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