A guide to studying at university as a mature student - a student perspective. Featuring the University of Exeter.
Sophy, Student Ambassador at the University of Exeter
Jon Cheek, Founder and Director, UniTasterDays.com
What to expect, and when?
01:37 - Sophy’s mature student story
04:38 - How many hours a week do mature students spend at university? How are subjects taught at university? How can university studies fit in with the commitments of mature students?
07:33 - What should mature students consider when choosing the location for their university course?
09:10 - What volunteering options are available for mature students at university?
10:51 - How can mature students gain experience and improve skills while at university?
12:39 - What university social life, entertainment and activities are available to mature students?
12:49 - What are the employment prospects for mature university students?
13:50 - What support services are available for mature students at university?
16:22 - Highlights of a university life from a mature student graduate.
19:08 - An example of a day/week in the life of a mature student at university
20:34 - Advice and next steps for anyone considering university as a mature student.