Events

Our free on-campus and online events will help you find out more about the Lifelong Learning Centre’s foundation years and our full and part-time degrees for adult learners.

You can also join us at our general sessions, where we will cover topics such as student finance, returning to education and support for mature students.

If you have any questions, you can complete the Lifelong Learning Centre enquiry form and someone will get back to you.

Our upcoming events

An introduction to student finance

Tuesday 4 June, 6pm to 7.30pm

This event is online.

Thinking about going to university as an adult learner but worried about the money part? Want to find out more about the financial support available to you?

Join us for an online event to learn about:

  • applying for student finance as a mature student
  • loans and grants available from Student Finance England for full-time and part-time degree courses
  • additional financial assistance you could be entitled to
  • support available to mature students at the University of Leeds.

Book your place at the Introduction to student finance event

Pathways to higher education for adult learners

Interested in returning to education as an adult but not sure which path to take? Join us at the Lifelong Learning Centre to explore how adult learning can expand your horizons.

Find out about the support on offer and try out tasters of part-time and full-time pathways and degrees designed for mature students.

Thursday 18 June, 9.30am to 2.30pm

This event is in-person at the University of Leeds. 

  • see the University campus
  • talk to current students
  • meet tutors
  • lunch provided

A small number of pre-school childcare places are available for this event – please book at least 10 days beforehand and we’ll call you to discuss your requirements.

Thursday 27 June, 6pm to 7.45pm

This event is online.

  • join us for an evening session from the comfort of home
  • talk to students
  • meet tutors

Book your place for the Pathways to higher education for adult learners events

Supporting learning, supporting families

Interested in developing your career in education or with children, families or young people? Want to study in a supportive environment with other adults?

Join us at the Lifelong Learning Centre to learn about how our part-time degrees in Child and Family Studies and Learning and Teaching with SEND. Try out a course taster and meet tutors and students.

Classes are taught one afternoon or evening per week to fit around your commitments, and financial support is available.

Wednesday 12 June, 5.30pm to 8pm

This event is in-person at the University of Leeds.

  • see the University campus
  • talk to current students
  • meet tutors
  • light buffet provided

Wednesday 19 June, 6.30pm to 8pm (Learning and Teaching with SEND)

Thursday 20 June, 6.30pm to 8pm (Child and Family Studies)

These events are online.

  • join us for an evening session from the comfort of home
  • talk to students
  • meet tutors

Book your place for the Supporting learning, supporting families events

Studying as a mature student

Wednesday 10 July, 6pm to 7.30pm

This event is online.

Whether you’re thinking about doing a degree for your career or following a lifelong passion, there’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ mature student.

This online event will dispel some myths and answer common questions about studying as an adult.

Book your place at the Studying as a mature student event

Applicant drop-in sessions for adult learners

If you have questions about your application or would like some help with applying, you'd be very welcome to attend one of our applicant drop-in sessions for adult learners, which happen every Tuesday from 2pm to 5pm at our Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building location.

There's no need to book - just pop along and LLC staff members will be available to answer your questions and help you with your application.

We can help you with:

  • Completing your part-time application form or your full-time online application via UCAS
  • Writing your personal statement
  • Applying for student finance
  • Preparing for your Alternative Entry test(s) if applicable
  • Understanding any other entry conditions you've been asked to meet

Please note that the University will be closed on Tuesday 28 May 2024 and there will be no drop-in on this date.

Undergraduate Open Days

If you’re considering applying to Leeds, we’d encourage you to come along to an Undergraduate Open Day.

Our 2024 Open Day dates are:

  • Friday 14 June
  • Saturday 15 June
  • Saturday 5 October
  • Saturday 19 October

You can learn about our courses, explore our campus, meet staff and students here at the Lifelong Learning Centre and find out more about what student life is like.