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.

Book an open day

Talk to current students and staff and explore our campus and vibrant city at an upcoming open day on 14 and 15 June.

Contact us

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

Smiling student facing the camera with Bristol harbourside in the background. 'Going to university later in life made me feel me again'

Cleopatra came back to education through the Foundation in Arts and Social Sciences. Now studying for an Anthropology degree at Bristol, Cleopatra shares her story to encourage others to take up education later in life.

Attend an online event

Thinking about applying to Bristol as a mature student? Book on to a webinar to ask our staff and current mature students your questions.

Find out more

Find your course

Explore our range of over 300 undergraduate courses to find a course that suits you. You can also browse our degrees by subject area if you're not yet sure which course you'd like to study.

Short courses

Find out more about short taster courses to get a feel for learning at Bristol. 

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