We are committed to supporting mature students in getting the most out of their time at UEA. This is why we are offering dedicated support to you. We welcome feedback, questions and support as and when required, working closely with the following teams:

Support Services

Working closely with Learning Enhancement Tutors, Disability Advisors, Peer Assisted Learning (PAL), Wellbeing, faculty embedded teams and more to help you figure out who to speak to about your situation. For more information on the services available.

Student Support Services


Working closely with UEA’s Students’ Union to give students their own forum. UEASU have established a Peer Support Network for mature students that is managed by our current mature students, furthermore, we have a very active Commuter Student society, as well as a Buddy scheme and more. For more information, please visit the mature students community pages:

UEA SU Website

Widening Participation Officer for Mature Students

This dedicated role has been created to support students throughout their whole lifecycle. If you would like to to speak to a member of the team about your experience, or seek advice about the best services for you, please contact Gemma on maturestudents@uea.ac.uk