Bridging The Gap

Take supportive steps towards your studies at Hull

About the programme

Bridging the Gap is a two-week summer programme that supports new international students to transition to studying at the University of Hull. It runs in the first weeks of September and is designed to give you the knowledge you need to help you adapt to student life and succeed in your studies.

 "The 'Bridging the Gap' 2 week orientation has been the best part of my academic experiences so far". International Student from the 2022 class.

What you'll learn

Bridging the Gap will introduce you to our academic culture and improve your understanding of how you will study with us. This will help you succeed in your primary degree programme. Over two weeks, you will attend a variety of sessions that will teach you:

  • How to write assignments that meet score well in the UK.
  • How to study and learn independently. 
  • How you'll be assessed.
  • How to think critically and reflect on your learning
  • How to access key resources.
  • How to stay safe and follow UK law.
  • How to adapt to life as a student in the UK.
  • How to make the most of your time at the University of Hull.

How you'll learn

The programme takes place on campus, allowing you to orient yourself to the university and its systems and services before your course starts. During the programme, you will attend various sessions ranging from formal lectures to workshops and have opportunities to meet faculty and teams on campus.


Programme dates

  • 4 September 2023 to 15 September 2023
  • Υου will need to arrive on campus no later than 3 September 2023

Entry requirements

To join Bridging the Gap, you must have:

  • Applied for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme at the University of Hull.
  • Met the entry requirements of your programme and received an unconditional offer from the University of Hull.


To secure a place on Bridging the Gap, you must pay a fee of £100. You must also pay for accommodation and living costs during the course. Choose your accommodation here.

Apply Now

Please book your place on the course by completing our registration form.