Bridging the gap to university 

Connect is a short course designed to prepare adults to get back in to education. This free course provides information on how to progress to university and the skills needed to succeed. Each session takes place in Scarborough for two hours each week for five weeks.

All Connect courses are held on campus to give you a true experience of life in higher education. 

Start Date Monday 5 October 2020
Time 10am-12pm
Duration Five weeks
Venue CU Scarborough, YO11 2JW
What will you study?

Week 1 - Monday 5 October - Exploring Higher Education

Week 2 - Monday 12 October - Funding Higher Education

Week 3 - Monday 19 October - Effective Study Skills

Week 4 - Monday 26 October Subject Lectures

Week 5 - Thursday 5 November - Subject Lectures

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 Connect could help you, please complete our online form and a member of the team will get back to you. 

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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