|Emer Sheerin is the Mature Student Officer at Maynooth University responsible for the development of policy, programmes and initiatives to enable and encourage mature students to come to college and to have rewarding and enjoyable learning experiences during their time at University.
Emer is a Bachelor of Arts graduate and holds an MA (Sociology) from Maynooth University. Prior to coming to Maynooth Emer worked as a researcher on many areas of educational disadvantage.
With over 10 years experience working with mature students, Emer has an extremely valuable insight into the mature student experience. She has overseen a huge growth in mature student numbers coming to college during this period. Emer has also developed a very strong relationship with education providers outside of Maynooth.