Mature students

A mature student is a student aged 21 or above when they start their undergraduate degree. We welcome mature students and offer tailored support for adults interested in university study.

Get in touch with the Mature Student Recruitment Officer to discuss your return to study options:

mature-students@bristol.ac.uk

Register your interest

If you are interested in taking part in any of our upcoming virtual events, please register your interest here

Return to study pathways

Find out about the various routes in to higher education, including a range of access courses, part-time and short taster courses.

Contact us

Prospective student queries: 

mature-students@bristol.ac.uk 

+44 (0)117 394 1048

Download the Adults Returning to Education flyer for more information. 

Mature students often come to university feeling they lack something, like conventional qualifications - but the truth is they have a huge amount to offer in life experience, new perspectives and in their commitment to their studies. That's why I want us to have more mature students, and from as varied backgrounds as possible: it changes the conversation in ways that are really important for us as academics and for the rest of the student body.

Tom Sperlinger, Professor of Literature and Engaged Pedagogy
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