Support and Advice for Mature Students at Newcastle University

Mature student

Starting University after a break in your studies can sometimes be very daunting. Mature students have particular needs and concerns - we understand this.

Support for mature students

Once you are a student at Newcastle University, you can access free and confidential support for all mature students, including:

Visit us before applying

Before applying to Newcastle University you may want to come and visit us. There is no better way to get a feel for Newcastle University than to come and visit our campus in the heart of the city. See our Visit Us pages for information about:

Find out more

  • Read profiles of some of our mature students here
  • Get in touch with our designated member of staff who is a first point of contact for Mature Students: Hilary Wilkinson, Student Recruitment Team, +44 (0) 191 208 8384,


It's always rewarding to work with mature students, since they come to their studies with an appetite for learning that has been whetted over the years they have been out of education.
Professor, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics