New for 2022, Bede's Summer School offers Pathways To Higher Education - an intensive academic programme with 25 hours of study per week, specially designed for young adults who are preparing for future academic study or for the start of their professional life. The course takes place at the University of Sussex, the only university campus in England that is surrounded by a National Park. Although located in the countryside, the University is just 10 minutes away by train from the cosmopolitan city of Brighton. This University campus, with many modern buildings and its award-winning architecture, can be described as a self-contained village, ideal for the 15-20 age group.
The morning Academic English (10 hours per week) develop the students’ English language proficiency across the four skills with a particular focus on the forms of English which are used and encountered in university settings. These include essay writing, note-taking, lectures, seminars and presentations.
Communication Skills sessions (5 hours per week) prepare students for life in Higher Education through highly practical workshops on the social, academic, personal and financial aspects of living life as a student in an English-speaking country.
The Academic Pathways lessons (10 hours per week) are themed according to the specific pathway that the student has chosen, and provide both an introduction to their chosen discipline as well as the language skills necessary to develop their understanding of it. The classes provide develop students’ abilities to work confidently in English-medium academic environments and improve their style, technique and accuracy when producing written and spoken work. Students can choose from 4 different Pathways:
- Business & Economics
You can find out more here.