Meet our students

Meet a selection of our mature students as they share their stories about coming to University later in life

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Study with the Department for Lifelong Learning

Our Department for Lifelong Learning offers full and part-time degrees with a foundation year for mature students without traditional entry qualifications.

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Direct entry to other departments

Mature students who fulfill the entry requirements for their chosen course can apply for direct entry to that course.

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Mark: 'It was a chance to get an academic grounding in something I might want to do as a career'
Ali: 'Being on the course has totally changed my life. I'm a different person to who I was'
Ethel: 'It gave me a chance to get some qualifications to better my chance of getting a job'