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2014 Language and Study Skills Summer School at UCL


From Monday 28 July to Friday 8 August, UCL will run a non residential summer school for year 12 students who are interested in learning a new language. Below is an overview of key information about the summer school. If you would like more information on the programme, please visit our website.


The programme
Students don’t have to know a foreign language to take part in this  summer school as the summer school is both for students who are interested in language learning, and for students who would like to try something new with their summer holiday.

The language sessions are taught in a fun and interactive way and are all taught at beginners level. At the end of the two weeks, we aim to have taught students to basic conversational level.


Students can choose to learn one of the following languages:

·        Arabic

·        French

·        German

·        Italian

·        Japanese

·        Mandarin

·        Spanish


We will also run a variety of academic skills sessions in the afternoons, with a focus on learning techniques for university study, getting to know UCL, and tips for applying to university. This offers students a great opportunity to get to know other students and to really find out about university life.


How to apply
Students can apply for the Language and Study Skills Summer School by completing the online application form.

For information on eligibility requirements, please visit our website.

Applications will close on the 9 May 2014 but we encourage applications to be submitted as early as possible.


Quick Facts
·        The summer school is free of charge to attend

·        UCL will cover the cost of travel to and from the summer school, lunch, and refreshments.

·        It runs from Monday 28 July to Friday 8 August, 2014 (excluding weekends)

·        There are 100 spaces available for year 12 students

·        Each day runs from 9am-3.30pm

·        Students  must have 100% attendance on the summer school


Please  circulate this information  to all relevant year 12 students. If you, or your students, have any questions about the summer school, please don’t hesitate to contact me on or 020 7679 7003.