Mature Students

UCAS defines a mature student as anyone who is over the age of 21.

Manchester University Mature Students Society is a place where mature students can socialise and communicate. The society also aims to change the way in which the University acknowledges mature students. This year they're working on creating: regular socials, fun events, more tailored career support and a mature student peer-mentoring scheme. 

Click here to join the Mature Students Society on Facebook and find out more information on when they're next meeting!

Mature and graduate medical students at Manchester Medical School can also join OldSoc, a society which aims to provide social, educational and peer support opportunities.

Mature students can also join The Burlington Society, a social society for over 21s at universities in Greater Manchester. Members are postgrads, mature students, postdocs and research assistants, and even a few university alumni!


Please download our PDF about Mature Students

The Students' Union is reaching out to mature students to try to establish how we can better support you as a Union and where we need to lobby the University to provide better support. Fill in the form below or contact

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