Starting University as a mature student can be both an exciting and daunting time with much of the University’s resources sometimes appearing to be aimed at recruiting younger, undergraduate students. I asked my colleague Georgie to give us an insight into her experience as a mature student at the University of Worcester and here is what she had to say…
Choosing what to study for your degree is going to be one of the hardest, yet most important decisions you will make.
I often get asked by mature students ‘What is it like living in university accommodation?’ I find this question really hard to answer as I never lived on campus, but rented a house privately whilst I was at university.
So, I had taken the leap I had always dreamt of.
I had quit my full-time job after an 11-year career in Financial Services, managed to get through my Access course and coped financially (just!) and now I was heading to university. Money was a worry.
Considering University as a mature student? Worried about whether it is possible? This short guide will help alleviate common misconceptions.