Mature learners and Access to HE students

We have specificly developed a suite of talks aimed at supporting Access to HE and Mature Learners with their transition to University.

The Student Recruitment team can deliver these in your college, as stand alone sessions as part of tutorial groups or as part of modules during the Access to HE course.  We can also run these talks as part of your Higher Education events such as careers fairs and events.

Please get in touch with us to book these talks and discuss your requirements.

Students can find out more on our dedicated guidance for mature applicants here. 

We are currently creating some events and activities to support you with areas such as:

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss any of these areas or any other queries you have related to joining the University of Wolverhampton, please contact our dedicated Gateway Team to arrange an appointment with an Education Guidance Adviser please telephone (01902) 321032 or email

Appointments are offered by phone, Zoom or Teams or in person at the George building. The Gateway is based in MG (The George) City Campus South on the corner of Wulfruna Street (WV1 1LY).

You can also visit our Gateway webpages for further guidance or take a look at our current events here. 

You can also join us for one of our Not Too Late to Apply drop-in events or our next Open Day for further information.

Find out more our activities

In this session learners will have the opportunity to understand the benefits of returning back to higher education and further opportunities to their career pathways this can offer. Information on the wide student support networks available at university will be discussed to guide you through your student journey.

This talk gives an insight into how to apply to university as mature student and the current process. This includes hints and tips on what should be included in a personal statement as part of the application process.

Learners will gather all the relevant information on student finance as a mature student within the higher education sector. This will detail all the relevant financial opportunities to support mature students through higher education.

In this talk learners will gather an understanding of what it is like to specifically study at the University of Wolverhampton. It will look at what life is like for a mature student and the opportunities university can offer whilst studying and as an alumni.  

Access to HE Programme 

We know that students on Access to HE programmes need to research their HE choices as part of course, as well as helping them to make informed decisions about their future. Here at the University we can offer a tailored programme to support your learners. this can be tailored to the requirements of the course as well as your start dates. 

An example programme that we could offer your Access to HE students is below. Please get in touch with us to discuss your requirements. 





General HE talks

Researching Universities and Courses

How to Apply: UCAS and Personal Statements

September - October

Personal Statement 1-1s

UKR team to visit the college and offer 1-1 feedback sessions to Access to HE students

October - January

Student Finance

Student Finance and Budgeting

February - March

Transition support

Study Skills and Student Support

April onwards