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5 reasons to choose CU Scarborough

At CU Scarborough, we want to make sure higher education is accessible to everyone. Whether you’re looking for study that fits into your life, or vocational courses to boost your employability, CU Scarborough can help you achieve your goals.

Here’s five reasons CU Scarborough could be the perfect choice for you.


Enhance your career prospects

Whether you are new to higher education or are returning to study, our vocational courses are designed to boost your employability. Each course focuses on offering career-relevant experiences to prepare you for your future ventures.

Our employability team are also on hand from the day you arrive at CU Scarborough until beyond graduation. They can support you with securing a placement, interview preparation, enhancing your CV and more.


Fits into your life

From family life to work responsibilities, we understand that our students live busy lives. Here at CU Scarborough, we offer structured timetables that enable you to plan ahead and fit your studies into your personal commitments.


Different degree experience

Unlike the traditional university experience, CU Scarborough gives you alternative assessment methods to help you showcase your ability in a way that works for you. Many courses are assessed via coursework or practical examinations throughout the year so you can gain a regular understanding of how you are progressing.

Our courses are taught in small class sizes (less than 50) in order to help you enhance your learning. With structured timetables designed to minimise your time on-site, our career-focused courses enable you to learn one subject at a time in a supportive environment.


Gain a Coventry University degree

Here at CU Scarborough, we offer professionally accredited courses aimed at providing you with practical knowledge. All our degree courses are awarded by Coventry University. As a CU Scarborough student, you will benefit from a modern, forward-thinking higher education institution, reinforced by the quality and reputation of Coventry University. 


State-of-the-art site, by the sea

Our £50m learning centre was purpose-built to offer career-relevant experiences while you study. You’ll find IT suites, a library, a moot court room, a drama studio and engineering, science, cyber and clinical skills labs. CU Scarborough is also home to a wealth of support services, a café and open study spaces to foster collaborative learning.

Located on the Yorkshire coast, CU Scarborough is known to be a picturesque town by the sea with a friendly, intimate atmosphere.

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