Mature students

We welcome mature students, aged 21 and over when starting an undergraduate degree. Get in touch for tailored support and advice about joining our welcoming learning community.

Contact us

Contact our Mature Student Team
+44 (0)117 394 1048

The city of Bristol and my fellow students welcomed me as a mature student from Foundation year onwards. I was encouraged to contribute and made to feel that my academic opinions mattered. The informal and formal networks of care at university meant that I felt supported whilst learning to fly.

Jacky Baker (BA History)

Events for prospective mature students

Register for an online or in-person event to learn more about applying and studying at Bristol. Hear the experiences of our current mature students and have your questions answered by our dedicated team.

Our next event is our on-campus open day on 10 September. We'll be running dedicated sessions for prospective mature students who would like advice for returning to education.

Register today

If you'd prefer to attend an event online, please take a look at our upcoming events

Application advice

Learn more about entry requirements, the range of qualifications that we accept and the application process. 

Short courses

If you're still deciding whether an undergraduate degree is for you, find out more about flexible taster courses to get a feel for learning at Bristol.

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