Adult Education Courses Newcastle

A mature student isn’t necessarily someone who wears cardigans and shakes their greying head in a responsible way saying, It’s not like it was in my day. Nor necessarily are they pushing on a bit.

City of Sunderland College
0191 511 6000
Bede Centre
Sunderland
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Sunderland
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Non-denominational

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University Of Newcastle Bruce
Percy Street
Newcastle
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Percy Street
Newcastle
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Newcastle College School Of Art & Design
0191 200 4000
Scotswood Road
Newcastle
 
Newcastle College Corporate Development
0191 284 9953
Horsley House
Newcastle
 
Northumbria University
+44 (0) 191 232 6002
New Bridge Street
Newcastle
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University Of Northumbria At Newcastle
+44 (0) 191 243 7059
40180 College Street
Newcastle
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College Fish & Chips
0191 273 6949
35 George Street
Newcastle
 
Newcastle Upon Tyne City Council Westgate Comm College Neighbour
0191 272 2354
West Road
Newcastle
 
Newcastle College John Marley Centre
0191 200 4723
Muscott Grove
Newcastle
 
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Mature Students

A mature student isn’t necessarily someone who wears cardigans and shakes their greying head in a responsible way saying, ‘It’s not like it was in my day’. Nor necessarily are they pushing on a bit.

Students can be classified as mature from as young as 21. If you were alive when Frankie said Relax or it was fashionable to wear shoulder pads so wide you could only go through doors sideways, you’re probably old enough to be a mature student. The only generally accepted definition is that mature students are not the same age as conventional students and they are (with a few exceptions) not coming to higher education straight from school.

In the vital statistics panel in the general section of each college profile, we provide figures for the percentage of mature students. That can vary from the single digits to a few universities where 18-year olds are the freaks. Naturally enough, this is one of the best indicators of how well geared up the university may be for mature students. After all, there’s safety in numbers. Or failing that, other people to moan with.

A few wise words for mature students and those returning to higher education:

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