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Woman tweets about going to university in her 50s, inspires others to share their stories

The tweet received over 2.4 lakh likes and got many talking online about how it's never too late to start chasing one's dreams.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 16, 2020 12:51:06 pm
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A British woman’s tweet about never giving up on her dream and pursing higher education in her 50s has delighted people on the platform, with many calling her an inspiration.

Emma Preston said that she was going to study a four-year course in Television Production at University of Central Lancashire at the age of 54.

“I start university tomorrow at the age of 54. I could not be more proud,” Preston tweeted.

The university also welcomed their new student and said they were “thrilled” to have her.

The tweet received over 2.4 lakh likes and got many talking online about how it’s never too late to start chasing one’s dreams. While many wished her good luck, others shared their own own stories about pursuing education later in life.

Preston later thanked everyone for their best wishes and love, saying, “I feel honoured, humbled and blessed.”

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