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Returning To Study Oct 2009

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Returning To Study Oct 2009

  1. 1. Returning to Study 2010/11
  2. 2. Returners to study Support available Facilities How to apply
  3. 3. <ul><li>Higher numbers of students over 21 </li></ul><ul><li>Studying on the more vocational courses e.g. nursing, teaching & social work </li></ul>Returners to study
  4. 4. <ul><li>Full time: through Student Finance England </li></ul><ul><li>Part time: means tested fee grant of up to £1,230 AND a means tested course grant of up to £265 </li></ul><ul><li>Bursaries (NHS, Social work) </li></ul>Financial Support
  5. 5. <ul><li>Within each faculty: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal tutor – pastoral & course support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programme administrator – paperwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programme tutor – advice on coursework, assignments etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disabilities adviser </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each faculty has main reception to ask advice/hand in work </li></ul>Academic support
  6. 6. <ul><li>Disability support: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lena Kloos: Disability Officer 01707 284454 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can put you in contact with disability administrator in specific faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study support: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Studynet module – online self-help seminars & tutorials </li></ul></ul>Additional UH support
  7. 7. <ul><li>Long waiting list - Apply NOW for Sept 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>From: 3 months old to 4yrs 11 months old </li></ul><ul><li>Based on College Lane opposite Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Apply early – call for application form </li></ul><ul><li>01707 284448 </li></ul>Childcare
  8. 9. <ul><li>Adult Learning Grant (ALG) </li></ul><ul><li>Discretionary Support Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Childcare Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Professional and Career Development Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Fifty Plus In work Training Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Income related benefits </li></ul>Other sources of help
  9. 11. <ul><li>LRC – 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Forum </li></ul><ul><li>UNO bus company – routes/timetables </li></ul><ul><li>Park & ride </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation – f/t undergrads or post grads only </li></ul><ul><li>Studynet </li></ul>Facilities
  10. 13. <ul><li>LRC – 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Forum </li></ul><ul><li>UNO bus company – routes/timetables </li></ul><ul><li>Park & ride </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation – f/t undergrads or post grads only </li></ul><ul><li>Studynet </li></ul>Facilities
  11. 16. <ul><li>Full time – through UCAS </li></ul><ul><li>Part time or Postgraduate course – through UH website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>> www.herts.ac.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> Study with us (along top) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> how to apply (right hand side) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online (preferred) or PDF version for written </li></ul></ul>How to apply
  12. 18. <ul><li>Access courses welcomed – run at local colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Equivalent to A-Levels or relevant work experience but done on individual basis </li></ul><ul><li>Queries: 01707 284800 or through “Ask Herts” </li></ul>Entry requirements
  13. 19. Thank you for your attention Returning to Study 2010/11

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