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Adult returners

If you’re feeling nervous that you’re not a ‘typical’ university student, don’t worry. At Coventry, 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 online or in person, full-time or part-time, we’ve got lots of support to help you achieve your goals.

I'm 34 years old and a year ago I decided to do something I always wished to do - study Forensic Psychology. Eight months later I was writing a scientific research paper for my coursework. Now I encourage other single moms and adults to do what they dream about.

Ruta Treija, Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons), quoted in 2021

Supporting your studies

If you feel you need a bit of extra support, our friendly staff are there to help you with academic writing, maths and statistics, using the library and more.

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Supporting you

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

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Welfare Team

Practical and emotional support for students.

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Counselling and Mental Health Service

Support to manage your health and wellbeing.

Disability support team

Providing guidance from when you apply.

Spirituality and Faith centre

Learn more about our Spirituality and Faith centre.

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