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I've been wanting to make a change for years... this was my tipping point

We have seen in week one that we often go through stages that lead to us making a change. We often know when we are at the tipping point. Then what?

Let me introduce to you Vincent (Vinny) Shepherd. Vinny is a mature student here at the University of York and he talks here about the point in his life where he recognised that he had been underachieving both professionally, and academically.

At that point, (the tipping point), Vinny knew he had to do something. He turned contemplation into action. He has now changed the course of his future educational and employment journey.

Do you think Vinny’s story and epiphany is typical of many mature learners?

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