Opportunities in Higher Education for Adult Learners aged 19+

Whether you are interested in a course that can give you a qualification, you are reaching for your dream job or pursuing a passion project, discover opportunities for Adult Learners in our guide.

You can find a downloadable version of the guide, available to browse offline, at the bottom of this page.

Watch our videos, to learn more direct from some Adult Learners who have shared their own stories.

Claire’s Adult Learner story – Undergraduate Psychology student Claire recognises the many positives that have come from her learning experience, including her growth in confidence. Claire is ambitious to inspire her son and use her course to learn how to support people’s mental health.
Lynn’s Adult Learner Story – Lynn took the leap to study at University when she decided to pursue a career within Law. Whist considering childcare responsibilities and leaving a full-time job, Lynn shares her motivations to returning to education.
Abi’s Adult Learner Story – Undergraduate Nursing student Abi shares her story as an adult learner. From moving to the UK, supporting her family and gaining her qualifications, Abi is now inspiring family and friends to pursue higher education too.

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"As an adult learner I understood the value of money and had developed resilience and determination... these were of real benefit during my studies."