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Adult returners

If you’re feeling nervous that you’re not a ‘typical’ university student, don’t worry. At CU London, our students are from all walks of life, all ages and from all over the world. Some have been away from education for a while, others come straight from school. So, whether you’re studying an access course or a degree, full-time or part-time, we’ve got lots of support to help you achieve your goals.

CU has really refreshed my mind. I’ve loved the project management, strategic management and globalisation modules we’ve studied as they have given me a real insight into how I can hone and develop my business management skills. I’m really hopeful this course can kickstart my journey to become a university tutor, as well as giving me the flexibility to keep my career options as open as possible.

Grace Daramola, Business Management and Leadership BA (Hons), quoted in 2021

Supporting your studies

There are lots of ways we’ve designed our courses to help you juggle your new study needs with your work and family commitments.

Just two days a week on campus

The rest of your studying can be done in your own time, so you can fit academic work around your work or home life.

There are no end of year exams, so you can forget about long periods of panic fuelled revision. Instead, ongoing assessments vary by course and could include coursework, essays, practical work, group work, tests or presentations.

Starting dates throughout the year

Our course modules are studied in ‘blocks’ of six weeks, and you can start your degree at the start of any block, meaning that you don’t have to wait until September rolls around and you take the leap when you are ready.

Supporting you

If you’re juggling family, work and academic study then we know it can be difficult to balance everything. Our Wellbeing Service provides support for a wide range of issues or concerns that could affect your health and wellbeing including disability support and counselling.

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Boost your employability

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Balance your life

Tips and support for a healthy balance.


Financial guidance

Tips to stay on top of your finances.

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Fitting in

Settling in as a student.

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