The Mature Student Experience

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As part of Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival, Jennifer Reidy, Graduate of Limerick Institute of Technology, Founder and Trainer at Compassion Fatigue Ireland will present ‘A walk in her shoes’ webinar which will focus on The Mature Student Experience.

The event will take place on Wed., 30th September at 12pm. It will be hosted via Zoom and will be of interest to anyone considering a return to higher education as a mature student.

This event is hosted by LIT Access Service.

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The Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival takes
place this year from Monday 28th September
to Sunday 4th October and marks its 10th
anniversary this year. The theme for 2020
is ‘Celebrating and Building Learning
Communities’ building on the on the tagline for
the week-long festival ‘Communities, Connecting,
Learning’; and for the first time is being run as
a virtual festival this year. It will also celebrate
Limerick as a UNESCO Learning City-Region. is Ireland’s largest part-time course finder database, with thousands of part-time courses, evening, morning and weekend classes and adult education courses to choose from. You’ll find your perfect course on

Limerick Institute of Technology provides higher education in the Limerick City within the Mid-West region of Ireland. LIT remains the fourth largest Institute of Technology in the country and hosts more than 6,000 full-time and part-time students and over 500 staff. There are five campuses and a learning centre spread out across Limerick city, Tipperary and Clare. The primary campus of Limerick Institute of Technology is located at Moylish Park, and Limerick city has two city centre campuses at Clare Street and Georges Quay. There are two LIT based campuses in Thurles and Clonmel in Tipperary. The museum in the Ennis town centre is home to the LIT Ennis Learning Centre.


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