Bridging the gap to university 

Connect is a short course designed to prepare adults to get back into education. This free course provides information on how to progress to university and the skills needed to succeed. Each session will take place online for 2 hours twice a week for two weeks.

Start Date Tuesday 13th April
Time 10.00am-12pm
Duration Two weeks
Venue Online via Zoom
What will you study?

Tuesday 13th April - Session 1 - Exploring Higher Education

Thursday 15th April - Session 2 - Funding Higher Education

Tuesday 20th April - Session 3 - Study Skills

Thursday 22nd April - Session 4 Subject Lecture and Graduation

This course also provides the opportunity to hear from current students, members of the Wellbeing team and Course tutors.

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

Cost Free
Entry Requirements No formal qualifications required 


To book your place on the Connect course please complete our online form.

Student testimonials

A very informative programme with great workshops. It's been a good kick-start for me to enter higher education and has given me confidence that I can do this.

Angie, Access to Social Sciences

I’ve really enjoyed meeting the different tutors and finding out what's on offer at CU Scarborough.

Rachel, HND Counselling: Integrative Theory & Practice

Excellent way to meet tutors and gives an insight into CU Scarborough.


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 course, Connect may be of particular benefit.

While 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, please get in touch.

talk. 01723 336700

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