Mature students
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Mature undergraduate students

Help and advice for adult learners about to apply for an undergraduate degree.

Getting started

Adult learners bring a wealth of experience and make a valuable contribution to the diversity of the student population.

Choosing and applying

Choosing where to study and working out how to apply to university can be quite a daunting prospect. Visiting universities in advance is a great way of finding out more and getting support and advice.


Where to get advice on student finance to find out what you may be eligible for.

Academic life

It is important to know that studying at university will feel very different to studying at college.

University life

Much of your time at the University will be spent studying, but social and sporting activities with friends new and old are also an important part of student life.