Mature students

We welcome mature students, aged 21 and over when starting an undergraduate degree. Get in touch for tailored support and advice about joining our welcoming learning community.

Contact us

Contact our Mature Student Team
+44 (0)117 394 1048

June open days

Learn more about returning to education at our upcoming open days on 16 and 17 June.

Book your place

We'll be hosting specific sessions for mature students to provide advice on applying, funding and support, and you can drop in to the mature students' lounge to chat to staff and current students about their experiences.

If you're unable to attend one of the open days, we run information sessions for mature students online throughout the year.

Short courses

Find out more about flexible taster courses to get a feel for learning at Bristol.

Application advice

Learn more about entry requirements, the range of qualifications that we accept and the application process. 

Smiling student facing the camera with Bristol harbourside in the background. 'Going to university later in life made me feel me again'

Cleopatra came back to education through the Foundation in Arts and Social Sciences. Now studying for an Anthropology degree at Bristol, Cleopatra shares her story to encourage others to take up education later in life.

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