Skip to 0 minutes and 7 seconds Everyday life is changing for everyone. We as individuals are increasingly living for longer, and as such, patterns of study, work, family and leisure are shifting - there is no better time than now to start thinking about returning to education and pursuing an interest you have always had. You may have seen in the media talk of the fourth industrial age and an anticipated increase in automation, issues which may render the workplace as we know it unrecognisable within our own lifetimes. Many people are now thinking about how returning to education might support their employability aspirations.
Skip to 0 minutes and 46 seconds Equally, some are recognising that as they enter different aspects of the life cycle, their values and views have changed, and that a return to learn represents an opportunity to take a different path. For others, coming back to study is a chance to try again now they feel more prepared. Here at the University of York, we value learners from all backgrounds and of all ages, and this short course will help you explore what routes might be available to you as a mature learner, what may have changed since you were last in education, what factors may influence your decision, and what support is available when you make the decision to come back.
Skip to 1 minute and 32 seconds Learning is increasingly a life-long activity, and not necessarily linear, so join us on the next step of your own journey as we explore what it now means to be a mature learner, and how to take your next steps.