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 for you.
A dedicated welcome day where new mature students can meet other new students, talk to existing students. Representatives from departments and student services are able to answer questions all in one place.
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.
See what our current mature students have to say about studying at Aston University:
Steve is studying Optometry
Phil is studying a Combined Honourss degree in Business and Public Policy Management
- Soraya is studying a Combined Honours degree in Psychology and Sociology
Further information for Students with children can be found here.