The June to July 2021, Girton College University of Cambridge Summer Programmes will be offered virtually

* This experience may require live attendance at lectures, webinars and group work sessions, at a time decided by the partner organisation. No special considerations will be extended to any successful applicant if an approved experience coincides with the commencement of Semester Two studies at UQ. We strongly recommend you consider the time zone differences prior to application.

The Girton College University of Cambridge Summer Programmes are an intense four-week academic summer programmes targeted toward ambitious students in the fields of business and economics, and provide the extraordinary opportunity to experience Cambridge student life in the context of online programmes specifically designed for high-achieving university students..

Girton College is one of the larger constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1869, Girton is a vibrant community of scholars, from all walks of life, united in their passion for learning. The College’s beautiful buildings, excellent facilities and spacious grounds are located just outside the city centre, and Girton is well known for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere – the perfect place in which to meet like-minded students from around the world.

Field of Study

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance

For more detailed information about these courses go to the host university website.

Credit Equivalent 

1 course = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units after successful completion of experience (pending UQ faculty approval). 

Students from the below faculties may be eligible to receive credit for this experience:

  • BEL
  • HaSS
  • Science

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Girton College entry requirements. 

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The program fee is approximately $3,500 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website.


Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May (for winter programs) or late-October (for summer programs) if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your experience.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 30 April 2021
Host: 15 May 2021

Program Dates

Start: 28 June 2021
End: 23 July 2021

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study Abroad
Location: Cambridge, England (virtual)
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​