Aston is a great place for mature
students and has a lot to offer. If you are considering becoming an
undergraduate student, have a look at what makes Aston a good choice
A dedicated Mature Student Induction gives new mature students the opportunity to meet other new students and talk to existing mature students. The 4 day induction consists of study skills workshops, Q&A sessions and a chance for representatives
from a range of student services to answer your questions.
In freshers week the Mature Students Lunch is a relaxed social event to meet new and existing students.
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.
The Mature Students Aston society,
is a society run by mature students for mature students offering social
events and a dedicated common room with kitchen and IT facilities.
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.
Our current mature students have helped put together information that may be helpful for new students. Read more in Tips for mature students and Case study of an Aston mature student.
Watch our videos to see what our current mature students have to say about studying at Aston University:
Further information for Students with children can be found here