Returning to study as an adult

Support for mature students and parents studying a degree.

Returning to study as an adult

Adult learner checklist

Important things to consider when starting or returning to higher education as an adult. Learn more

Finding work-life-study balance

Top tips on finding your balance with us. Learn more

What it's like studying as an adult

We'll help you get started no matter your background. Learn more

Homeschooling in lockdown

Educational resources that you may be able to use within your own family. Learn more

Kimoni, juggling study as a parent

Stepping into higher education as an adult learner can be daunting, but many graduates will admit it’s the best decision they’ve ever made. Listen to alumni student, Kimoni, talk about how she juggled life as a full time student, as well being a parent to her 6 year old daughter.

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Information and introductions to support at UCEN Manchester

Introduction to Future U

Learn who your key support leads are, what they offer and how to access them.

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Advice, information and support for your wellbeing.

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Everything you need to know about using library services on campus and online.

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Returning to education as an adult

Support, advice and reassurance for mature students and parents studying a degree.

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Getting to know Manchester

Manchester is a vibrant city and the heart of industry in the North. Explore information and activities to get to know the city.

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