We are very pleased to announce that our global experiences including Semester 2, 2022 Exchange and Winter 2022 Experiences will recommence on a country-by-country basis. We understand how important these opportunities are for you, and our teams have been working diligently behind the scenes to ensure these can be offered safely as we continue to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and other global safety considerations.

Make sure to research your travel destination(s) and prepare accordingly, by reviewing all the FAQs.

The Queen Mary University of London Summer School is the opportunity to discover what it’s like to study at one of the UK’s top universities while living in one of the coolest parts of London!

The Summer School programme features a broad range of courses, put together by our world-class academics in a variety of disciplines. You can specialise according to your interests, knowing that each session will be thought-provoking, challenging and exciting in equal measure.

Fields of study

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Biomedical science
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese language and culture
  • Computer science
  • Drama
  • Film, TV & Media
  • History
  • International business
  • International relations
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Political science
  • Sociology

UQ Students are able to choose courses from the Queen Mary Summer School Sessions 1 or 2. Find more information regarding specific courses on the Queen Mary University of London Summer School website

Credit Equivalent

15 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units upon successful completion of 30 credits (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by Queen Mary

Session Two of this program impacts on UQ semester 2 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact teaching dates.

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UQ students are able to complete a variety of courses within one of the following sessions:

Session 1
  • Start date: 27 June 2022
  • End date: 15 July 2022
  • For-credit or not-for-credit
Session 2 *
  • Start date: 18 July 2022
  • End date: 05 August 2022
  • For-credit only

* dates impact on UQ semester 2

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website


Program tuition is approximately $3,600 - $7,000 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the Queen Mary website. UQ students may be eligible for a program discount. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.


Widening Participation Grant

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.


Accommodation can be arranged as part of the program for an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the Queen Mary website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Winter 2022 Applications Closed
Host: 25 May 2022

Program Dates

Program dates vary - See Courses tab

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: London, England (In-person)
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only



If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

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.