There shall be a mature age qualifying scheme for admission to the University, the conditions for which shall be as follows:

  1. Candidates must be 25 years of age, or older on 1st July of the year in which admission is sought
  2. Candidates should have completed their full-time school at high school or University education at least five years before the date they are seeking admission.
  3. Candidates should be able to show:

    1. That they have attended extra-mural classes or residential courses in which case a recommendation from the extra-mural class tutor (s) or residential tutor will be necessary.
    2. OR

    3. That they have attended a residential course at an adult education centre or post-secondary institution in which case a recommendation from the Principal of the institution attended will be necessary.
    4. OR

    5. That they can obtain, from a person acceptable to the University, a recommendation that they are qualified to benefit from a university education.
  4. Candidates must give the name and full address of a referee who is a person conversant with university standards, preferably a graduate, and who is well placed to assess the candidate’s potential as a university student. Candidates should ensure that they obtain the consent of the individual to act as a referee.
  5. No candidate who has previously attended any university shall be admitted to a degree course, under these regulations, for which they failed to qualify during their previous attendance, unless they produce evidence of further study satisfactory to the University.
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