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Mature Students

UCD Mature Student Adviser

UCD is proud to be Ireland’s No 1 university for inclusivity, with more than one in three students coming through our alternative entry routes.

Hundreds of mature students take their places at UCD each year and bring with them a wealth of knowledge, life experience and dedication. Your presence is valued across the university. We know the sacrifice and commitment it can take to be here, and we want to support you every step of the way.

Your dedicated Student Adviser is here to ensure your experience at UCD is as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible. They can:

  • Provide support with personal, social and emotional issues 
  • Answer your questions about studying at UCD
  • Advise on financial supports for your time as a student
  • Help you to navigate UCD policies, procedures and services

If you want to meet in confidence, either in person or by Zoom, please email (opens in a new window)emma.somers@ucd.ie to arrange an appointment.

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