Events

Our virtual events offer general information on studying as a mature student, financial support, pathways and entry requirements.

Throughout the year, we host many exciting opportunities to engage in free, fun and accessible online sessions to help you find out more about the Lifelong Learning Centre's full and part-time preparation courses and degrees for adults.

General sessions

We are hosting online sessions covering topics such as returning to education as an adult learner, finance and funding available for mature students and the support available to you at the Lifelong Learning Centre.

Studying at university as a mature student

Thursday 9 December, 5–6.15pm 

Wednesday 12 January, 5–6.15pm 

Tuesday 15 February, 5–6.15pm

Tuesday 29 March, 5–6.15pm

Whether you are thinking of doing a degree for your career or to follow a lifelong passion, there is no such thing as a ‘typical’ mature student. This online workshop will dispel some myths and answer common questions about studying as an adult.

Book your place on Studying at university as a mature student, 9 December

Book your place on Studying at university as a mature student, 12 January

Book your place on Studying at university as a mature student, 15 February

Book your place on Studying at university as a mature student, 29 March

Getting into university – things to know

Tuesday 11 January, 6–7.15pm

Join for an interactive online session for adults thinking of applying to university for September 2022. The session covers such topics as UCAS applications, personal statements, applying to university as a mature student, what to consider when choosing a course and the support available to mature students.

Book your place on Getting into university – things to know

Introduction to student finance

Tuesday 7 December, 6–7pm

Tuesday 22 February, 6–7.15pm

Thursday 24 March, 6–7.15pm

Thinking about applying for university in 2022? Want to find out about the financial support you could be entitled to? Join this free online event.

What we will cover:

  • Applying for student finance as a mature student 
  • Fees and loans available from Student Finance England 
  • Grants available to learners and additional support you could be entitled to 
  • Support available to mature students at the University of Leeds

Book your place on Introduction to student finance 7 December

Book your place on Introduction to student finance 22 February

Book your place on Introduction to student finance 24 March

Preparing for university interviews

Thursday 20 January, 6–7.15pm

Applying to university for September 2022? Wondering what to expect from online university interviews?

This interactive online session will look at the types of interviews you may encounter, tips on how to prepare, and overcoming interview nerves.

Book your place on Preparing for university interviews 20 January

Full and part-time course sessions

Our online sessions explore a variety of topics relating to our full-time and part-time courses, hear from our programme managers delivering taster lectures, and ask questions to our current students.

Further events to be announced.