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Mature Student Support

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Welcome to the Mature Student Support page. If you are a mature student pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree at UCC, this is your go-to resource for tailored support throughout your academic journey. Here, you will find information about the range of supports and initiatives we have designed specifically to enhance your student experience. By delving into this page, you stand to gain a comprehensive understanding of the services available to you, ways to maximize the utility of these services, and how to book appointments for with our two Student Support Officers.

We invite you to read on and discover how we can help make your educational journey smoother and more rewarding.

Please follow the links below to locate the specific information you need on this page.

What Is Mature Student Support?

Our mission is to support all mature students in UCC studying for full-time undergraduate degrees. We offer a wide range of support and initiatives designed for mature students to enhance their mature student experience. Our office is a place where mature students can come to be listened to and ask questions in an open, non-judgmental and empathetic environment. We advise mature students on how best to use the student services available within the University. We provide mature student-specific support responding to the diverse and unique needs of all our mature students.

What Support Can They Provide?

  • During the academic year, you will get email invitations to events we will host. From tea/coffee chats to end-of-year get-togethers. 
  • Orientation for mature students includes academic skills sessions to help you be as prepared as possible.
  • We offer extra tutorial support (when possible) to support you with specific modules or subjects.
  • Information on all student supports provided by your Mature Student Support Officer.

How Do I Book an Appointment With the Support Team?

If you are a student of the Colleges of Business and Law. Science, Engineering and Food Science, Medicine and Health. Please follow the link below to book an appointment with us.


If you are a student of the College of Arts, please follow the link below to book an appointment with us.

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First Floor, The Hub, Main Campus, UCC, T12 YF78,