Are You a Mature Student?

At King's we support Mature Students who are qualified as:

  • Students who have not completed their OAC or 12U courses
  • Will be a minimum of 25 years of age
  • Have not normally been a full-time student in the education system for at least 4 years

Are You a Transfer Student?

King's University College defines a Transfer Student as:

  • Students enrolled at King's University College with credits from another educational institute including other universities, college, and CEGEP

General Advice and Assistance

King's recognizes the diverse educational experience of all our students and as such identifies the unique challenges for re-adjusting back to formal education.  We are committed to offering various scholarships, events, networking, and support resources for all mature and transfer students on campus, as well as offering our students further services available through Western's The Student Success Centre.

It is our goal to assist all mature and transfer students in identifying, meeting, and overcoming any obstacle.  Our services are geared towards a wide range of needs including:

  • Exam Preparation
  • Time Management
  • Essay and Research Organization
  • Effective Note-Taking
  • Learning from Textbooks
  • Peer Study Groups
  • King's Academic Peer Mentoring (KAMP)

If you have questions or would like to talk with a sympathetic and knowledgeable individual, please call the Student Support Services Office at 519-433-3491 ext 4321 or toll free 1-800-265-4406 ext 4321 or email

What is Available at Western?

Along with our services, additional resources are available at Western's The Student Success Centre 'Mature Students' page. 

Or are you looking to get involved and meet other mature students?  Join the hundreds of mature students who belong to The SAGE Society ~ A Community for Mature Students!

Financial Assistance for Mature/Transfer Students

Several mature and transfer student bursary opportunities are available to provide support to students with financial need.  Additional information and application forms can be found here: Finance

Volunteer Opportunities

Becoming part of the King's Academic Mentoring Program (KAMP) is an opportunity for you to immerse yourself within the King's community, as well as meet and help to mentor first-year mature and transfer students during their transition to university.  Please contact for more information about how your presence can continue to enrich our King's community.  Additionally, for more information please see the KAMP web page.