JumpStart taster course

Not sure if university's for you? Try JumpStart, a free short course for adult learners.

JumpStart offers a fun and immersive experience of being within a higher education setting. It's designed to fit around your other commitments and build the skills, understanding and confidence in yourself as a learner that you'll need for university. 

On the course you'll have the chance to: 

  • explore a range of subject areas 
  • develop essential study skills to take the fear out of academic study 
  • gain knowledge to make informed choices about your next steps in education and/or work. 

JumpStart is held every Wednesday evening from 5–7pm for a total of eight weeks, with two additional daytime sessions on Saturdays. The next course starts on Wednesday 7 February 2024. 

Apply for JumpStart

Apply at any time for one of our upcoming courses.

If you’d like to speak with a member of the JumpStart team, please email Fiona Chapel, Development Officer, at f.chapel@leeds.ac.uk.