Mature Students Social - Accessing Academic Support

Tue 18 October 2022 13:00-14:00

Ayr Campus - room to be confirmed

Who's this event for?

This event is open to all mature students (over 21 years of age)


Why should you attend this event?

  • This is your opportunity to meet other mature students who may face similar experiences and challenges to you
  • The Students' Union would like to help develop an active Mature Students Society across our campuses
  • We will use this event to make plans for more mature students events and to help you keep in contact with each other
  • You will also have the opportunity to find out about additional academic support available to you at UWS


What will happen at the event?

  • This will be an informal, social meeting with a focus on getting to know other students
  • You will be welcomed by one of your Students' Union Officers or staff members
  • We will provide an overview of the Academic Support Services available at UWS
  • There will be free snacks and refreshments
  • We will chat about:
    • your university experiences so far and what's been good and bad about it
    • what similar challenges students face and what you would like to gain from your university experience
    • how you can support each other throughout the year
    • what the Students' Union can do to enable this


Would you like to be more involved?

  • We are looking for students who would like to take on leading roles in the development of our Mature Students Society
  • If you would like to be involved with this, please email
  • Find out more about our student societies here

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