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

Online events for prospective students

Register for our online events

Learn more about the application process and life as a mature student at Bristol in a series of online events run by our dedicated Mature Students Team. Places are available throughout autumn and winter.

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. 

Find your course

Explore our range of over 300 undergraduate courses to find a course that suits you. You can also browse our degrees by subject area if you're not yet sure which course you'd like to study.

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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