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Mature students

University is an exciting time for everyone, and although challenging at times, it can bring both rewards and life-changing experiences. These pages have all the information you need when considering returning to education.

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What is a mature student?

A mature student is defined as someone who attends a college or university some years after leaving school.

Generally, a mature student is thought of as being in their 30s, 40s and older, yet anyone over the age of 21 is actually classed as a mature student.

Mature learners come from a variety of different backgrounds and are motivated by career prospects as well as personal interests.

 



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