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Careers Service

Mature students

The term 'mature student' covers students from age 21 to pensionable age who are studying to improve their career prospects. 

We aim to provide as much information as possible for those who consider themselves career changers or for first time students at any age.

We have the following resources in our information room:

  • Dedicated careers information folder for mature students
  • Copies of the information sheet called 'Mature students' produced by The Careers Group

We recommend the following online resources as a starting point:

  • Career Planner - Online careers tool that can help you to assess your skills, values and interests and links in to job profiles of 600 graduate occupations which include information on mature student entry and prospects.

Other relevant sites of interest may include:

If you would like to meet with one of our careers consultants, please have a look at the different appointments we offer. For further information, please email us or visit us in R101.