Tag: mature student

Posted by Sophie Morgan on July 19, 2018

It’s never too late to pursue an education. If you are a mature student transitioning into the university environment, the Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-time Students (ACMAPS) and York Univers ...
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Posted by Elizabeth Naccarato on November 9, 2017

Are you applying to York University this fall? The #YUBlog team has created a three-part series called “Applying to York U” to guide you through the application process. Throughout the ser ...
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Posted by Megan on June 17, 2014

One of my favourite aspects of York is how diverse our student body is. I personally feel that the respect our student body has for one another really leads to an awesome and inclusionary environment. ...
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Posted by Sunera on May 21, 2014

Hello everyone! A few weeks ago, I got some great news and couldn’t wait to share it with you all. I try to apply for scholarships, awards, and bursaries as much as I can. And, I just got $800 f ...
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Posted by Sunera on March 24, 2014

York University is home to almost 60,000 students. I love the diversity of students one is able to find as you walk the halls of York University. As a mature student, I didn’t think I would be ...
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Posted by Christiaan on October 28, 2013

In an earlier post, I mentioned that practical work experience can be an advantage (for mature students) over first-time, fresh-out-of-high school undergraduate students. Here are some ways that, as a ...
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Posted by Christiaan on October 16, 2013

Check the attitude, age, and assumptions at the door. So you want to be a rock super star, live large, with your big cars? Kidding, kind of. What you really want is to be a mature, undergraduate stude ...
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Posted by Christiaan on October 16, 2013

So, this again … … and by “this”, I mean school, university, education. It’s never too late to “pursue your passion(s)”, and more education never hurt anyone (that I know of). Potential ...
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Posted by Christiaan on October 16, 2013

5 #ProTips to Being a Mature Student I recently came across an article titled, “The 10 Pitfalls of Being a Mature Student,” in which the author really only mentions four. Not only is the title dec ... Read more