Tag Archives: mature student

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” Coco Chanel

Last Friday I received the results of my Masters in Journalism from NUI Galway.  I was a nervous wreck opening the envelope. I knew I had not failed BUT I was not convinced I had achieved the high standards I always set … Continue reading

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Mastering mum

It has been a very long, very tough academic year.  My return to full-time education last year was one of the biggest career decisions I think I have ever made. I completed my undergraduate, a BSc. Management, in DIT in 1994. I … Continue reading

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Preparing for Exams.

I am currently preparing for three major exams.  Its a least 18 years since I last sat an exam so its a daunting prospect to say the least. I mean when is the last time I hand wrote a 1000 … Continue reading

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Over forty, Why did you go back to University?

I have been asked this question numerous times over the past eight weeks.  Eight weeks !! Oh my god I cannot believe I have been back in University for eight weeks.  I nearly have to pinch myself.  Its exactly twelve … Continue reading

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