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Bridging the gap to university 

Connect is a short course designed to prepare adults to get back in to education. This free course will provide information on how to progress to university and the skills needed to succeed. Each session will take place in Coventry for two hours each week for four weeks.

Start Date Wednesday 16 January 2019
Time 10am-12pm 
Duration Four weeks
Venue CU Coventry, Armstrong Siddeley Building, Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB
What will you study?

Week 1 - Wednesday 16 January 2019 - Exploring Higher Education

Week 2 - Wednesday 23 January 2019 - Funding Higher Education

Week 3 - Wednesday 30 January 2019Study Skills/Subject Lecture

Week 4 - Wednesday 6 February 2019Subject Lecture

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants on completion of this course.

Cost Free
Entry Requirement No formal qualifications required



To apply for the course, or for more information on how it could help you, please call 024 7765 4962 or email

Student Testimonials 

I have found the Connect course has not only given me more confidence but also more motivation to complete my HE course.

The Connect course has given me an opportunity to change my life and the way I approach the new chapter in my life.


Access to Business - 2017/18

I would wholeheartedly recommend the Connect programme to anyone who has an interest in accessing higher education.


Access to Social Sciences - 2017/18

This is a great programme that will tell you all you need to know about higher education and will give you the confidence to just do it!


Access to Social Sciences - 2017/18

Progression paths

The Connect course will be a useful way for you to explore the idea of university and boost your confidence. If you are considering an Access to Higher Education, this course may be of particular benefit.

Whilst entry to any of our programmes is subject to meeting their individual criteria, this course offers a foundation of the information and skills you will need to study at a higher level. Below are a selection of the Access to HE and other courses that we offer at our three campuses.

Additional support

If you have any queries or would like us to let you know when the next course is running, please call 024 7765 4962 or email