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Mature Students

Mature students bring a wealth of experience and are highly valued at Aston University

Mature Students Aston

Aston is a great place for mature students and has a lot to offer. If you are considering becoming an undergraduate student, Aston University is a good choice for you. 

We provide a dedicated welcome day where new mature students can meet other new students, talk to existing students. Representatives from departments and student services are able to answer questions all in one place. In freshers week the mature students lunch is a relaxed social event to meet new and existing students.

Learner Enhancement Team

The friendly Learner Enhancement Team support mature students during their time at Aston offering drop in sessions in their office and a place for a friendly ear and coffee. They work closely with mature students through organised activities and the mature student committee. For further information, contact the Learner Enhancement team.

Mentoring for Mature Students

All Aston students have the opportunity to be involved in the peer mentoring scheme. Students can select preferences such as age range, degree programme or county to engage in a one to one mentoring relationship with a student from another year. Mature students have access to an online module which is used to communicate important events, relevant document such as the mature student handbook as well as an anonymous discussion board to enable student to student discussion.

Mature Students' Aston Society

Mature students have the opportunity to join The Mature Students Aston Society. The society is run by mature students for mature students and offers social events and a dedicated common room with kitchen and IT facilities. 

Mature Student Videos

See what our current mature students have to say about studying at Aston University

Mature Students' Welcome Induction.

This is a perfect opportunity to talk to both new and current mature students in a relaxed and friendly environment.


For more information please see the Mature Students' Welcome Induction page.

Students with Children

Learning Support and Development

Learning Support and Development

The Learning Development Centre has all you will need for academic support

Aston University Ranking

Aston University Ranking

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