A mature, non-traditional, or adult student in tertiary education (at a university or a college) is normally classified as an (undergraduate) student who is at least 21–23 years old at the start of their course and usually having been out of the education system for at least two years. Mature students can also include students who have been out of the education system for decades, or students with no secondary education. Mature students also make up graduate and postgraduate populations by demographic of age.
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... The community of mature students - that is those students aged 25 or over - are served by the Mature Students' Association located at 62 Oakfield Avenue ... The MSA aims are to provide all mature students with facilities for recreation and study ... social events and peer support for the wide range of subjects studied by the university's mature students ...
... Coleg Harlech is a further education college for mature students in Harlech, Gwynedd ... It is Wales' only long-term, mature students education college and was established in 1927 by Thomas Jones (T ... The other long-term, mature students colleges in the UK are Ruskin College at Oxford Northern College at Barnsley Hillcroft College in Surbiton Fircroft College at Birmingham and Newbattle Abbey College in ...
... Mature students (someone who is 21 years of age or older at the start of their course) represent almost 20% of the Strathclyde student population, including ... Strathclyde’s Student Union also has a successful Mature Students Association, located in St Paul's Annexe, opposite the main Student Union building ... The main aims of the Mature Student Association (MSA) are to provide all mature students with a support network of both friends and fellow students as well as ...
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