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Embracing the return to education

Are you a mature student contemplating a return to education? We know that this journey can be both exciting and daunting. Whether you're looking to upskill, change careers, or pursue a passion, we’re here to support you.

Returning to education as a mature student brings a unique set of challenges and rewards. You may be juggling family commitments, work responsibilities, or adjusting to the academic environment after a break.

A key advantage of returning to education as a mature student is the wealth of life experiences you bring to the table. Your unique perspective enriches classroom discussions, fosters diverse learning environments and inspires your peers. Embrace this opportunity to contribute your insights and learn from others in a collaborative setting.

Navigating the academic landscape can be overwhelming. But you’re not alone we offer support services that cater to a range of needs. Our Student Futures team can help you plan your next steps after university, work out your career path and gain experience. If it’s academic support you’re looking for, the Library holds workshops to help with academic writing, delivering presentations, and preparing for assessments and exams. You can visit our Student Life building for information, advice and support relating to life outside of the classroom, such as finance, mental health or disability. You have a wealth of resources at your disposal, so take advantage of workshops, study groups, and networking events to enhance your learning experience and build a strong support system.

Remember, it’s never too late to pursue your passion and expand your horizons. Find out more at

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