Recruitment and Outreach
You are classed as a mature student if you will be 21 or over when you start your course. Mature students decide to come to university for a variety of reasons: returning to study after a break, improving qualifications, or change of career. Whatever the reason, you can be sure of a supportive environment, excellent teaching and access to up-to-date facilities at the University of Portsmouth.
Events for mature students:
We deliver specific talks aimed at Access students. The sessions cover the benefits of HE, relevant courses on offer at the University, university life in general and frequently asked questions.
Mature Student information evening
Every year we hold an event for mature students. It's designed to give information, advice and guidance. Meet representatives from support services across the University including our Student Finance Team, the University Library, Academic Skills Unit and Purple Door Careers and Recruitment. There are also Faculty Admissions staff on hand to answer questions. Faculty Admissions staff will be on hand to answer questions.
Date to be confirmed