Watch these videos and hear direct from some mature students about their experiences and reasons for going back in to education.
|Did you know that 52% of people in Higher Education at the moment are mature students? So, if you're thinking about going to university for the first time and you aren't a school leaver, you'll be in good company! The video on the left shows footage of mature students explaining why they went back to education.|
|Back to Uni as a mature student - mature students chose to go back to Higher Education because they believed that they had missed out on life opportunities or ended up in jobs they didn't enjoy...|
|Higher Education and the pursuit of a new career - a third of mature students felt that Higher Education was vital for the pursuit of a new career.|
|Interviews - more than two thrids of mature students regret not going into Higher Education straight from school.|
|Interviews - hear from others who have gone to university as mature students. How they found their course. What their employers' felt about their time in Higher Education. How they managed to balance childcare and family life with university. How they could afford studying.|
More Mature Student Information
- Mature Students' page - find out more information for mature students and returning to education.
- Mature Students' forum - got questions or want to chat with current mature students?
- Mature Students' Videos - watch interviews with mature students on their own experiences.
- Want to read profiles for other subjects?
- Applying for law as a mature student - help for mature students thinking of applying for law
- NUS Mature Students Campaign - information on the NUS campaign for mature students