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Returning to Learning: A Guide for Mature Students

At Cardiff University there is a large and diverse student population, and mature students, who make up about 15% of all undergraduates, make a significant contribution to the intellectual life of the university. They bring a commitment and enthusiasm to their studies, as well as social and interpersonal skills gathered from various life experiences that enhance the learning experience for everyone. Coming from a whole array of backgrounds, mature students enter with a variety of qualifications and work-related experience and often achieve a better than average degree result.

Cardiff University welcomes applications from mature students. Once here you will have access to a stimulating learning environment with world class study facilities. A range of services are on offer to help ensure that you are supported during your studies and in your life as a student at Cardiff University.

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