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

  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Creative Writing
  • Film
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

UQ Students are able to choose courses from the Queen Mary Summer School Session 1. For more detailed information about these courses go to the host university website.

Credit Equivalent

15 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 15 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.

Please review the host university webpage for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

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

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline.  

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. The program fee is approximately $3,800 AUD. Field trips may incur a small additional fee, which will vary from course to course.

UQ students may be eligible for a program discount. 

Detailed information regarding fees and inclusions can be found on the host university website


Accommodation can be arranged as part of the program for an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website. 


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 21 April 2023
Host: 29 May 2023

Program Dates

Start: 3 July 2023
End: 21 July 2023

Fast Facts

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

*Postgraduates may participate in this program 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.