Converge runs non-accredited short courses based at four higher education institutions in Leeds. These courses are provided free of charge, run by students and staff from each institution and are for anyone aged 18 or over experiencing mental health difficulties.

We understand that everyone has mental health and mental health difficulties can affect anyone. Our courses focus on education and learning new skills in safe and supportive environment.  Maybe you want to try something new, meet some new people or develop the skills you already have?Converge offers creative, engaging and relevant coursestaught by tutors experienced in their field of study and at four leading UK Higher Education Institutions.

If you are interested in becoming a Converge Student with one of these creative opportunities then please get in touch to find out more!

Take a closer look at our courses….

Converge Singers focuses on the experience of singing in a group, choosing their own material, learning with and from each other and having fun! No previous singing experience is needed, you will never be made to sing solo and you don’t need to be able to read music! Keep reading…

Join this fun and interactive programme where you will work within a group to explore and create different characters through improvisation, developing listening, acting and reacting skills whilst taking a step-by-step approach to building a community of players.

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Work as part of a band to craft and create songs, learning from each other and from your experienced tutors. Maybe you already play an instrument or you want to try writing lyrics or maybe you’ve never played before, this course is for people of all levels of experience and backgrounds…

Explore the world of electronic music in this exciting and highly practical course which looks at everything from using programs like Ableton, logic and pro-tools, experimenting with Midi controllers and live instruments to mixing a multitrack recording in a professional studio.

Knowing your body, and what it needs, is a powerful tool. From simple science and understanding how to spot fake nutrition, to calculating personal dietary requirements and modifying your favourite recipes, this course will help you cultivate a healthy body and a healthy mind…

The Volleyball course teaches the basics of the game and also how to coach others to play it. Taught in a professional gym, the course is a fun way of learning a new skill, building fitness levels and meeting new people.

This journalism course teaches you how to write and publish blogs, sports previews, produce and edit films, as well as learning how to create your own website. Drawing on topics that you feel most passionate about, the course will give you skills you can build upon in the future.

Want to Enrol?

You can enrol online and via email, post and phone. Simply click the links below to fill out a form online or download an enrolment form and return it to us via email or post. You can also request an enrolment form to be sent to you by getting in contact with us……