RUSU defines a mature student as any undergraduate student who started their course aged 21 and over, or any postgraduate student who started their course aged 25 and over and self-defines as a mature student using RUSU’s website.
RUSU also considers students who self-define as having being financially independent for three years prior to
the start of their undergraduate course; as having caring responsibilities and or as care leavers, as mature
Representing Mature Students’ interests within the:
You will be acting:
A campaign can consist of events, initiatives and projects
Represent Mature students’ interests within the union, university and nationally by:
All for the benefit of Mature Students
If you self-define as a mature student and are enrolled on a
course during the academic year nominations are held then yes, you are!
You’ll need to nominate yourself for the role when elections open. You’ll need to submit a short manifesto
detailing what you’d like to change as Mature Students' Officer. We have written a guide on how to write a great