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Realising what I truly am. Mature women into higher education

Helen Peters (Senior Lecturer in Language and Learning Development, Centre for Higher Education and Access Development, University of North London, UK)

Equal Opportunities International

ISSN: 0261-0159

Article publication date: 1 March 2000



Profiles the experiences of a group of mature women entering higher education for the first time in the UK. Considers the reason for motivation and the practical issues with which they are confronted as they combine their studies with their other roles. Investigates the experiences of higher education institutions, the attitudes and approaches of the staff teaching them and their relationships with their fellow students. Assesses the outcomes against their expectations.



Peters, H. (2000), "Realising what I truly am. Mature women into higher education", Equal Opportunities International, Vol. 19 No. 2/3/4, pp. 39-45.




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