成熟的学生

 

 

Many people choose to retrain 和 change career at different points in their lives or enhance their career prospects in their current role. 成熟的学生代表了U2电竞体育所有的学术设施. If you have any concerns about the prospect of retraining we’re here to help.

 

一群学生一起坐在蜂巢外面喝咖啡

For our undergraduate courses, most of our mature student applicants apply to us through the UCAS的网站. 请浏览U2电竞体育的网页 what happens to your application 以获得整个过程的概述. 一个UCAS申请最多可以申请五门课程.

You apply 直接ly to the U2电竞体育平台 for all taught postgraduate 和 Postgraduate Certificate programmes 和re is more information available on our dedicated postgraduate application 网页.

 

Making your undergraduate application

When making an application through UCAS you will be asked to supply certain supporting statements including your education history, 一个个人声明, 和一个参考.

在你申请

  • Our course specific web pages have details of the UCAS points 和 qualifications required for each course. 你可以使用U2电竞体育的 课程搜索 找到一门与你兴趣相关的课程.
  • 在伍斯特, we underst和 that life experience can be an invaluable asset to your study so if you are unsure as to whether you meet certain requirements you can email the Admissions Tutor for your chosen course to discuss your options.

 

个人陈述

的 personal statement is a piece of academic writing of around 650 words in length. Your personal statement is an opportunity to show off your suitability for your chosen courses. 你只能在UCAS申请中包含一份个人陈述, 它将用于你申请的所有课程.

Your personal statement should contain information on relevant academic study, 包括更广泛的阅读, 还有你对你想学的学位的洞察力.

作为一个成熟的学生, you can use your personal statement to mention any alternative entry requirements you’ve used in your application 和 demonstrate your existing skills, 你为什么对这门课感兴趣, 和 relevant real life or work experience.

在网上写个人陈述有很多有用的信息 UCAS的网站 包括一个 个人陈述的工具 来帮助这个过程.

参考

作为申请过程的一部分,你将被要求提供一份推荐信. If you are currently in education, it is likely that a Course Leader or Head Teacher will provide a reference for you. If you are applying independently, 然后一个雇主, 志愿者主管或培训师可以为你写推荐信. 重要的是不要使用朋友或家庭成员作为你的参考.

作为UCAS申请的一部分,你需要提供推荐人的详细信息. UCAS will email your referee 直接ly with a link 和 password to the reference page 和 ask them to confirm their identity before submitting a reference. It is a good idea to give your referee plenty of time to submit their reference for you. Details of what the reference should contain 和 process are available on the UCAS的网站.

 

 

支持

作为一个成熟的学生, you  have access to all of our support, guidance 和 extra curricular activities. U2电竞体育的主要联络点为所有支持查询是U2电竞体育firstpoint桌子.

Firstpoint

的 firstpoint team are located on the ground floor of the Peirson 研究 和 Guidance Centre, 圣约翰大学的校园里. 的y are able to signpost you to different student welfare teams as well as offer advice on University procedures. 开放时间请参阅U2电竞体育firstpoint网页. Firstpoint可以帮助您:

  • 职业生涯 & 就业服务
  • 牧师服务
  • 投诉
  • 咨询 & 心理健康
  • 残疾 & 阅读障碍服务
  • 充分利用大学时光
  • 钱的建议
  • 学生支持 & 幸福
  • 学习技巧
  • Unitots托儿所 

 

个人学术导师

All undergraduate students are provided with an appointed 个人学术导师 (PAT). Your 个人学术导师 is usually a member of academic staff that teaches on your course 和y remain with you throughout time at university. 的y are here to offer academic guidance 和 advice where necessary 和 help to ease your transition into higher education.

You are normally advised to meet your 个人学术导师 within the first couple of weeks of your course, 作为你归纳法的一部分. 你可以期望在你的第一年至少有四次预定的会议, 无论是作为一个辅导小组还是个人基础. 你可以浏览U2电竞体育个人学术导师 网页.

照顾孩子在伍斯特

的 U2电竞体育平台 has ‘Unitots,’ an excellent Ofsted-registered nursery on campus. 它为3个月至5岁的儿童提供照顾和教育. For more information on the nursery, 和 to make an application, you can visit our Unitots网页.

学生 with children may be entitled to Child Tax Credit, a 照顾孩子 Grant 和 Housing Benefit. For more information, you can visit www.直接.政府.uk

的 Worcestershire Early Help Hub provides free 和 impartial advice to families with children aged 0 to 19 years of age. 你可以通过电话01905 822666或发电子邮件与他们联系 earlyhelphub@worcestershire.政府.uk 

Caring for other family members or friends

If you care for an adult family member or friend, 你可以和当地的社会服务部门联系. 法律要求他们进行“照顾者评估”, which looks at your needs as a carer, as well as the needs of the person you care for.

If your needs change as a result of becoming a student (full-time or part-time), they will take this into account. Services such as respite care (a break from caring, for example around exam times) may be possible.

Mature 学生, Parents 和 Carers Network, run by the 学生’ Union can also offer support 和 advice for students who are studying with increased responsibilities.

学生会

学生会是一个独立的慈善机构, 致力于全体学生的教育利益和福利.

的 SU offers representation 和 advice to students as well as opportunities to volunteer, 加入俱乐部和社团, become a course rep 和 access the Mature 学生, Parents 和 Carers Network. 你可以在网上找到更多关于学生会的信息 苏的网站.

Fees 和 funding for mature students

一开始,资助你的学业似乎很复杂, 但U2电竞体育已经收集了一些信息来帮助澄清.

U2电竞体育平台的学位是对你未来的巨大投资. It’s important to take the time to find out about the cost of living 和 studying here, 所以你知道会发生什么. 的re is plenty of help available 和 changes to the student loan system means that part-time students can more easily access funds.

 

成本和赠款

对于大多数学生, there are 政府ernment loans available to pay your fees 和 to help with your living costs, which are repayable once you have graduated 和 are earning over a minimum amount. 你还需要考虑其他费用,比如生活费用, accommodation fees 和 study materials.

的 University also offers a limited 领龋学习基金奖学金 基于特定的标准.

想了解更多关于大学财务的信息,请访问U2电竞体育的 找出财务状况 section.

你也可以联系 钱的建议 团队通过 firstpoint@worc.ac.uk

Financial 支持 for Healthcare students

从2020年9月开始攻读护理学学士学位的学生, 助产学二元同步通信, 理疗二元同步通信, Occupational 的rapy BSc 和 Paramedic Science BSc will receive a non-repayable 和 non-means-tested payment of at least £5,每年000, 除了现有的主流学生支持.

这笔资金由政府提供. 学生 are advised to check the latest information from the 政府ernment to confirm their eligibility. 有关此计划的进一步详情,请参阅U2电竞体育的 Financial 支持 for Healthcare 学生 网页.

 

住宿 for mature students

Finding the right student accommodation is  an important part of your university experience. 的re are several options to choose from 和 our 住宿的团队学生会 are able to offer help 和 advice.

 

在学校住宿

为了省钱,许多学生选择住在家里学习, 或者和家人在一起. Some mature students do choose to live in university accommodation 和 U2电竞体育平台 has a great variety of halls, 包括专门指定的研究生宿舍.

这所大学保证给所有新生提供住宿, 一年级本科生, 前提是他们在大学入学申请办事处的截止日期前坚定地接受录取. For further information, visit our 住宿的页面.

私人租房

If you’re a mature student 和 wish to live in 私人住宿,住宿办公室可以帮助你的信息和建议. 该大学位于宜人、友好的伍斯特郊区, 离市中心不远, with plenty of private options available.