Based in the heart of London, UCL is a world-leading university. Our academic excellence, and location in one of the world’s most dynamic capital cities, give you unrivalled personal, social and academic benefits which will enhance any CV or résumé.  

Choose from a wide range of subjects offered by the UCL Summer School at the University College London. This three-week program offers courses from a variety of different disciplines. The program includes lectures, seminars, and group work. 

Fields of study

  • Architecture
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Earth and Geographical Sciences
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Film
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Leadership and Management
  • Literature
  • Media
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability

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

Credit equivalent 

15 UCL Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 30 Credits are successfully completed across two Sessions (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 UCL entry requirements

Session 2 impacts on UQ semester 2, 2023 dates. UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

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. Tuition for the program is approximately $4,200 - $7,500 AUD depending on the number of courses undertaken. An application fee of approximately $110 AUD may apply.

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. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the information 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: Rolling application deadline

Program Dates

Session 1
Start: 26 June 2023
End: 14 July 2023

Session 2*
Start: 17 July 2023
End: 4 August 2023

*For-credit only as dates impact on UQ Semester 2

Fast Facts

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

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only (Session 1 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.